Umhlanga Lagoon - Vital Information

Gate opening and closing times:
Summer: 06:00 - 06:00
Winter: 06:00 - 06:00
Distance & Time it takes from Durban: 20 km; 20 minutes
Johannesburg 750 km; 7,5 hours

Office hours:
There is no office at Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve.

Durban Office Telephone number: (031) 205 1271

How to get there:
The reserve is situated between the M4 freeway and the Indian Ocean and on the south bank of the Umhlanga river. The entrance gate is just past the Breakers hotel at the end of Lagoon Drive, Umhlanga Rocks.

Type of road surface: Tar.

Pets are not permitted at Reserve.

"No entry fees will be charged for visits by KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Primary and Secondary School groups, from KZN Schools to KZN Protected Areas and St Lucia Crocodile Centre provided that such visits:
1. are authorised by the Head of the school
2. are booked in advance with the Officer in Charge of the Protected Area or Crocodile Centre
3. do not take place over weekends, during KZN Provincial school holidays or Public Holidays".

Handicap facilities: Nil