Welcome to Maphelane
Maphelane is situated on the south bank of the Mfolozi River mouth. It is the southernmost resort in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa’s first world heritage site, recognized for its superlative natural beauty, ecological processes and biodiversity, covers 332 000 ha and includes a coastline of 230 km.
The bay at Mapelane is sheltered be an immensely tall, forested sand dune to the south and seaward by a low reef, which is largely exposed at low tides. This provides a sheltered launch area for ski-boats and ideal place for swimming and snorkelling.