5 Instagram Worthy Spots In KZN

Become A Social Media Phenomenon With These Views!

For all the ‘Instagrammers’ out there, when you visit KwaZulu-Natal make sure to visit these spots to take the most captivating and mesmerising images to post! Trust us, you won’t need filters for these ones!


  1. The Drakensberg Mountains

You can live the high life and show off about it (quite literally). With so many different areas to explore in the Drakensberg mountains, this really is a marvel! Boasting over 200km of a mountain paradise which forms the most phenomenal natural border between KwaZulu-Natal and Lesotho. We promise if you can make it to the top, you will be able to capture moments with elevated views over 3000 meters above sea level.


  1. Sani Pass

With the Sani Pass being situated on the road between the Underberg area in KwaZulu-Natal and Mokhotlong in Lesotho, you can capture an absolute adventure! Take a guided tour through this breath-taking pass and show off the best that nature has to offer! You won’t even need to cross the border to get those Instagram worthy shots.


  1. Thompson’s Bay Beach – ‘Hole in the wall’

Situated between Ballito and Shaka’s Rock in KwaZulu-Natal, Thompson’s Bay Beach is also referred to as the ‘hole in the wall’. This beach is honestly one of the most beautiful beaches on the North Coast! With a tidal pool to get great family snaps, scenic walks, and rock climbing to get an elevated view of the whales if you are lucky! Walkthrough the ‘hole in the wall’ to discover a number of picturesque coves, made striking by the limestone rock formations of the cliffs.



  1. Oribi Gorge

Situated on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, 21 kilometres from Port Shepstone, Oribi Gorge allows for the most incredible hike to get the perfect backdrop for your social media pictures. You may even be lucky enough to get a few antelope and oribi grace your images, popping out of the forest so gracefully. Witness and capture sandstone cliffs which have been carved out by the Umzimkulwana river. Not only is this a photographer’s paradise, but you can also experience some adventure on the walking trails and activities available here.


  1. Mzinyathi Falls

The Mzinyathi Falls is an attraction that not too many people know about, yet it’s a very short distance out of Durban. Situated in Inanda, the Mzinyathi river tumbles over a sandstone cliff face about 100 meters high to the Mzinyathi Valley below. It’s an absolutely spectacular scene, and if you are a professional at capturing an image with just the right lighting, you may even catch the rainbow colours on the surface of the water!



These are just a few spots in Kwa-Zulu Natal to make sure to visit for unforgettable photos and even better memories, but there is so much more to discover! KwaZulu-Natal has the ocean, the mountains, adventure, wildlife, culture and rich heritage! Come and experience it all!

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