Scottburgh is a resort town situated on the mouth of the Mpambanyoni River (confuser of birds), 58 km south of Durban on KwaZulu-Natal south coast in South Africa. Neighbouring towns include Pennington, Park Rynie, Umkomaas, and Widenham, with indigenous forests, rolling hill and golden beaches it is a popular holiday destination.
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Scottburgh is renowned for its large surfing comunity and also scuba divers who come to dive off the world famous Aliwal shoal. The region also offers the golfer the finest clubs ,estates and circuits with no less than 4 golf courses one of which is ranked among the top 12 in South Africa.
Scottburgh is also particularly renowned for its large surfing community, although superior waves are in fact usually found about 5 kilometres north, at Green Point, Clansthal and at Back Beach, Pipeline south of Scottburgh Point and the Main Beach. However, one appeal of Scottburgh Beach is in its grass-covered banks leading down to sandy beaches, which have made it a popular holiday resort for South Africans and foreign holidaymakers alike for many years. Surfers and Bodyboarders from around the world also come to Scottburgh to surf Main Beach, Pipeline and Back Beach. Pipeline and Back Beach is very well known for the hollow barrel-waves it creates during winter time.
Winter weather is beautiful with endless still sunny days and calm seas ideal for swimming ,diving fishing or surfing and sea temperatures hover around the low 20’s and seldom drop below 19 degrees centigrade