Kids Friendly Campsites KwaZulu-Natal. A list of popular child friendly campsites in KZN for great family holidays or weekend breakaways. Whether you prefer coastal holidays, or inland holidays near dams or rivers, these five kids friendly campsites offer a host of activities that will keep the whole family entertained.
Albert Falls Campsites, Pietermaritzburg, KZN:
Located near Pietermaritzburg in the Albert Falls Dam and Game Reserve.
Best Suited to families and friends.
Albert Falls has 110 sites – 60 at NOTULI, overlooking the game reserve; and 50 at PELICAN BAY overlooking the dam. Well-maintained ablution facilities with hot and cold water, electric lights and power points.
Bass fishing, Watersports & Boating, Picknicking, Trails, Birding.
Contact Details – Albert Falls Campsite, Pietermaritzburg:
Reservations – Duty Officer: 079 528 0748
Tel: 033 569 1202
Ilanga Resort and Caravan Park Campsite, Banana Beach:
Located on Banana Beach, Hibiscus Coast, near Port Shepstone.
Best Suited to families.
Ground cover: Mostly grass
Shade: Plenty of trees
No dogs allowed. Ablution & facilities: Shared ablutions with hot showers and an electricity point at each of the 100 stands.
Scuba diving, surfing, swimming (shark nets and life guards), fishing, birding, swimming pool. Tidal pool for the younger children. Entertainment Area – pool, darts, swimming pool & table tennis.
Ilanga Resort and Caravan Park, Banana Beach Contact Details:
Tel: +27 (0)39 681 3280
Mobile: +27 (0)82 344 2426
Mahai Campsite, Northern Drakensberg, KZN:
Located on the banks of the Mahai River, in a beautiful valley in the Drakensberg.
Best suited to families and couples.
Region: uKhahlamba, Royal Natal National Park.
Campsites with plug points: 44.
Campsites without plug points: 40.
Maximum persons permitted per site: 6.
Activities: Hiking, horse riding, climbing, trout fishing, swimming, curios, supplies, laundry facilities.
Mahai Camp Site, Northern Drakensberg Contact Details:
Telephone & Fax: 033 845 1000 : 845 1071/75 : 845 1001
Scottburgh Campsite and Caravan Park, Umdoni Coast:
Located on the beach, Umdoni Coast, 30 minutes drive south of Durban.
Best suited to families.
Stands for caravans, tents & motorhomes.
Electricity, water points, ablutions with hot & cold water, laundry, scullery.
Recreation room, TV room, shop, children’s play area.
Scottburgh beach front boasts water slides, safe protected bathing, large tidal pool, excellent surf and rock fishing, deep sea fishing charters, scuba diving, mini golf.
Scottburgh Campsite and Caravan Park, Umdoni Coast Contact Details:
Tel: 039 976 0291
Fax: 039 976 2148
Cell: 079 612 5769
Stoney Ridge Campsite, Colenso, KZN Midlands:
Located on a private game farm, a shady campsite on the banks of the Bloukrans river.
Best suited to families.
Campers can enjoy the facilities of the restaurant if they wish. Currently only MTN cellphone signal at Stoney Ridge. Bring along sufficient supplies like medicines, snacks and drinks for the kids, etc.
4×4 Trails & Training.
Stoney Ridge Campsite, Colenso Contact Details:
Tel: 036 354 7012 / 073 697 5108