Things to do

Ferrymann Inn Facilities

  •  Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Dart Board – Supply your own darts
  • Fire Pits
  • Braai Area
  • Laundry Service
  • Jungle Gym

Bird Watching

There is no better sound to wake up to in the morning than the beautiful sounds made by a variety of birds. The Ferryman Inn is surrounded by trees which attracts the most amazing bird species, so this is definitely a bird watchers paradise. Specials to look out for in the area are Gurney’s Sugarbird, Malachite Sunbird, Greater-Double-collared and Amethyst Sunbirds, Yellow-throated Longclaw, Croaking, Wing-snapping and Pale-crowned Cisticolas, African Crowned Eagle, African Fish-Eagle, and Martial Eagle, Green Twinspot, Grey Waxbill, Grey Sunbird, Yellow-bellied Greenbul, Orange-breasted Bush-shrike, Golden-tailed Woodpecker, Olive Woodpecker, Grey Cuckoo-shrike, Common Cuckoo, Barratt’s Warbler and Rufous-winged Cisticola.

Bird watching is a past time that can be enjoyed by everyone!

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Nearby Attractions

  • The Pont – two minutes walk from Lodge

Wide variety of water sports, power boating, tube ride, booze cruise, canoeing, jet & water skiing, boat taxi on offer. Also available is picnic spots, fishing, riverside bar & restaurant.

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Enjoy a 30 – 45 minute walk about tour on the Coffee Estate and learn what goes into making that cup of coffee that you drink everyday.

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Enjoy an assortment of entertainment for young & old from water rides, ten pin bowling, gambling, arcade games, shopping, beauty spa & golfing.

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For the adventurous you can enjoy trail running, mountain biking and hiking.

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This southernmost nature reserve in KwaZulu-Natal is a botanical paradise consisting of an interesting stretch of riverine forest and steep rocky cliffs. Bordering the Umtamvuna River, the 3 247 hectare reserve boasts a fine display of flowers in springtime. There are numerous walks highlighting the fantastic scenery of different parts of the reserve.These trails vary in duration from one to three-hour or an all-day hike. Many hours and days can be spent exploring the diverse habitats. Both the Cape vulture and fish eagle breed in the reserve and many other bird species have been recorded. Bushbuck, serval, baboon, samango monkeys, blue and grey duiker and common reedbuck occur in the reserve.

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A all in one experience for all ages, from shopping, good food, pony rides, quad biking, animal farm, Butterfly dome, adventure gold and much much more.

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Golfing

There is no surprise that the South Coast is know as The Golf Coast, set in the sub-tropical paradise The Golf Coast is a gem of the South African golfing circuit. The area is also a world class holiday destination, with a warm and sunny year-round climate. With 9 eighteen hole golf courses and 2 nine hole golf courses all within a short distance of each other, and each offering a wide variety of golfing challenges, The Golf Coast really does stand out as a great golfing destination.

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Beaches

You can soak up the sun on 5 of the Top 10 beaches in Kwazulu Natal on the South Coast!

Margate, Ramsgate, Lucien, Marina Beach, Trafalgar, Southbroom, Uvongo, Port Edward

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For the Adventorous

Lake Eland Game Reserve has loads of activities to offer, from game drives, horse riding, mountain bike trails through the game reserve, 80m suspension bridge with amazing views, restaurant & tea garden, picnic & braai areas, fishing, walking, 4×4 trails and no forgetting the longest Zipline Tour in africa.

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Oribi Gorge offers the Wild 5, 110m abseil, foefie-slide, 85m suspension bridge, white water rafting on the Umzimkhulu, paintball, teambuilding and guided trails (hiking & birding).

 

Shopping

What would a holiday be without a little shopping, so visit any of our local malls to shop till you drop, South Coast Mall, Shelly Centre & Hibiscus Mall but don’t miss shopping at some of our very popular local stores like S’khumba Craft,

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Restuarants

Trattoria La Terrazza

Blue Lagoon

Crayfish Inn Sea Food Restaurant

Larry’s Family Restaurant

The Waffle House

Ja Brew Café Margate

 

Transport

Local & airport transport can be arranged with Pig-a-Ride or Margate Mini Coach

Car rentals can be arranged with AVIS or Margate Airport Car Rentals

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Accommodation

The South Coast boasts many other holiday accommodation establishments to choose from

Beach Motel

Bill’s Best

The Pont Water Sports Resort

De Novo Lodge

Port Edward Holiday Resort

Zesty Guest House

Vuna Valley Lodge

God’s Window

Hlabelela Backpackers Lodge

Villa Dore