The holiday resort town of Margate lies on the Hibiscus Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. This is the heart of the Hibiscus Coast and the region’s beauty is obvious from the moment you take the N2 south of Durban and into a sub-tropical paradise of golden beaches, coastal forests and endless sunny days. Popular with holidaymakers, the town can also be reached by flying in and landing at Margate Airport, the second largest runway in KwaZulu-Natal.
The resort town is located about 160 km south of Durban. In season, Margate is a buzz of activity! Besides the attraction of the beach and the ocean, the beachfront promenade offers restaurants, an amusement park and. During the summer holidays, there are always beach activities on offer. It is the ideal base to explore the surplus of holiday opportunities offered by this sunny stretch of coastline. The town acts as the economic centre for a strip of coastline almost completely made up of accommodation, holiday homes and tourist-related establishments. Margate boasts some of the most beautiful and immaculate beaches. For those who would prefer a little shopping, Margate boasts fine art galleries, craft shops and numerous shopping centres.
In season, Margate is a buzz of activity! Besides the attraction of the beach and the ocean, the beachfront promenade offers restaurants, Go Carts and a Games Arcade on Marine drive.