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Find Premier Holiday Destinations with Driftwood Estates

Driftwood Estates: is an estate agency which operates only in Zinkwazi beach. We specialize in providing self-catering, holiday accommodation. We offer a variety of properties from large to small, basic to upmarket, cheap to expensive, with views or without, on the beach or some distance away.

Zinkwazi beach, the last undiscovered jewel of the North Coast of KZN ….a subtropical lagoon and beach paradise of the fish eagle. 85km North of Durban lies Zinkwazi lagoon and beach conservancy, only 5- 6 hours from Gauteng, +/-30 minutes from King Chaka International Airport and +/-40 minutes from Virginia Airport.

Zinkwazi is one of the rare, beautiful, unspoilt, idyllic, beaches left in Southern Africa. Close to Zululand’s wealth of splendid Game Reserves. A 7km lagoon situated among the lush palms of the Zinkwazi conservancy, 180 species of bird life and endless beaches. For those that love golf, there are several excellent golf courses in easy driving distance e.g. Darnell country club and Princes Grant.

A place to rest in peace with fishing, nature walks and a safe protected main beach. The beach is wide and fairly level and one can walk for miles on end. The lagoon which runs on to the beach breaks its banks after heavy rains and joins the ocean.

The village itself consist of around 450 properties, mostly holiday accommodation.

The village sports a very active Ski-boat club with bar on the beach, a Fishing charter operation, a well stocked convenience store and Proud's pizza.

Properties vary in size, price, location and taste.

All properties can be viewed if you click on the button which reads: Property shortlist on the left of this page.

Awesome Experiences... available in the area:

  • Relax @ home! Read a book!
  • The Beach, main beach netted.
  • Golf Excursions, bring your gear.
  • Boating and Fishing, bring your boat and gear, or charter.
  • Great Hiking Country.
  • Shopping Around the area.
  • Birding, bring your own bio’s and just sit on your veranda.
  • Other places to visit in the area include: (see button: what's in the area)
  • Harold Johnson Nature reserve & Anglo-Zulu War memorials - 15km
  • Tugela river panoramic drive 15km
  • Amatikulu Game Reserve - 30km
  • Dhlinza Forest Board Walk- Eshowe 60km
  • Umlalazi Nature Reserve - Mtunzini 60km
  • Kranskop and Tugela Gorge 80km
  • Hluhluwe - Umfolozi Game Reserves 180km
  • St Lucia World Heritage Site (Wetland/Game/Marine Reserve) 180km
  • SAPPI paper mill, made from sugar cane 18km
  • CrocValley Crocodile & snake Farm - 35km
  • Flag Farm, horse riding & family fun 40km
  • Sugar Memorial of the origins of the sugar cane industry at Compensation 40km
  • Gateway Shoppertainment centre, cinemas, theatres, sporting & amusement facilities, displays etc. 60km
  • Maidstone Sugar Mill 60km
  • Sugar Mill Casino 60km
  • Natal Sharks Board 60km
  • Umgeni Bird Park, one of the best 70km
  • Durban 80km


From the N3 take a scenic shortcut from Colenso or MooiRiver or Pietermaritzburg through Greytown and Stanger to meet the N2 going north from Durban. Head north on the N2.

From the North you could also travel a very scenic route via Vryheid, Melmoth, Eshowe. Meet the N2 at Gingindlovu and head south. Alternatively follow the N2 south from Pongola and Jozini.If you're only interested in the fastest way to get here, keep going through Pietermaritzburg on the N3 and just past the Pavilion Shopping centre, take the N2 and head north.

 The N2 dual lane highway (between Durban and Mtunzini) enables easy access to Zinkwazi. Once on the N2 pass Stanger (or cross the Tugela from the north) and then you'll be looking for the ZINKWAZI exit. This is the 245 Crossing. Take the glide off, cross the flyover bridge (if you're coming from Durban) and +/- 4km along you're in Zinkwazi village.

My office is located at no 1 Glen drive: Enter village on Nkwazi drive, take the 1st right, Glen drive, Inside "Zinkwazi Junction", first building on your right, upstairs you will find DRIFTWOOD ESTATES!!

Additional Info

  • Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Province: KwaZulu-Natal
  • City / Town: Zinkwazi
  • Star Rating: N/A
  • Contact Number: (+27 032) 485 3314
  • Accommodation Type: Holiday Agent
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