Access to Cape Vidal is via a dirt road from St Lucia. In wet weather this can be difficult to negotiate. From Cape Vidal north to Leven Point is uninterrupted beach. This area is also a marine reserve and bait organisms may not be taken from the beach.
Zululand coast. From the N2 take the turn-off to Mtubatuba and follow the signs to St Lucia estuary. After crossing the bridge near the entrance to the village, take the first turn to the left, signposted Cape Vidal. From St Lucia to Cape Vidal 35km.