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Tee off 2024 with the right balance of work and play on KZN’s ‘Golf Coast’

Golf remains one of the world’s most popular sports, and a key strategy for business networking and engagement. The KZN South Coast, known colloquially as ‘The Golf Coast’, is home to 11 different courses with a backdrop of ocean views, coastal forests, and sunny skies. This quality MICE destination, with top accommodation, conferencing, and teambuilding facilities, is the perfect spot to close the deal on the greens!

“Golf continues to provide businesses of all sizes with an ideal space to combine recreation with valuable networking opportunities,” explained Deborah Ludick Manager of Finance & CS of South Coast Tourism & Investment Enterprise (SCTIE). “On the KZN South Coast, we not only have a wide variety of courses to suit every budget and handicap, but we also have the necessary accommodation offerings, conference facilities, restaurants, and outdoor adventure that make this the perfect breakaway from the mundane office space. This year, we’re encouraging businesses to consider the KZN South Coast for corporate retreats, golf days, and conferencing events.”

The selection of golf courses on the KZN South Coast provides a wide variety of 9- and 18-hole courses, ranging from links to championship courses. Arguably one of the most renowned courses in the region is Wild Coast Sun Country Club which is consistently rated as a top 10 course in South Africa and forms part of the South African PGA circuit with a par 70 card rating. However, this is just one of many exceptional courses from the coastline inland to the farming village of Harding.

The KZN South Coast’s Golf Courses

  1. Umkomaas Golf Club (Umkomaas)
  2. Scottburgh Golf Club (Scottburgh)
  3. Selborne Park Golf Estate (Pennington)
  4. Umdoni Park Golf Club (Umdoni)
  5. Port Shepstone Country Club (Port Shepstone)
  6. Harding Country Club (Harding)
  7. Margate Country Club (Margate)
  8. Southbroom Golf Club (Sothbroom)
  9. San Lameer Golf Course (San Lameer Estate – Marina Beach)
  10.    Port Edward Country Club (Port Edward)
  11.    Wild Coast Sun Country Club (Wild Coast Sun)

The KZN South Coast is the ultimate business breakaway

Alongside the 11 golf courses, the KZN South Coast is home to the highest number of Blue Flag beaches in the province, three Marine Protected Areas, two world-class dive sites, two gorges, waterfalls, and nature reserves. These set the backdrop for the ultimate teambuilding adventures. Some examples include:

  • Scuba diving and snorkelling
  • Gorge swinging and ziplining
  • Paintball contests
  • KwaXolo Caves Adventures

There are also several hinterland excursions, such as the Umzumbe River Trail, Beach-to-Beach Hike, Weza Trail, the Mission Tourism Route extending into the rural communities, and the Wellness Way Route for mental and physical wellbeing.

The KZN South Coast is the ultimate breakaway adventure where ‘tees and seas’ apply!

Book on the KZN South Coast

SCTIE launched the Meeting Planner Guide as a resource to assist corporates and conference organisers in accessing information for business conferences, meetings, teambuilding events, and accommodation requirements. To access the KZN South Coast Meeting Planner Guide, visit www.visitkznsouthcoast.co.za.

Find out how to make the most of your KZN South Coast breakaway by following South Coast Tourism on Facebook; South Coast Tourism and Investment Enterprise on YouTube; @infosouthcoast on Twitter or Instagram; and South Coast Tourism & Investment Enterprise on LinkedIn. And click here to check out previous SCTIE press releases. Watch why KZN South Coast is a top tourism destination here.

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