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It’s the month of love and there’s no better romantic breakaway than the KZN South Coast. Whether it’s an intimate meal at a top restaurant or a thrilling undersea adventure, there are a range of Valentine’s outings to be had in the Paradise of the Zulu Kingdom.

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“With this being a leap year, we’re encouraging visitors to take a leap and do something a bit different for Valentine’s Day. On the KZN South Coast, we have everything from the traditional romantic venues to once-in-a-lifetime adventures for thrill seekers- and many of our local establishments are offering great Valentine’s specials that shouldn’t be missed,” said Deborah Ludick, the manager of finance and CS of South Coast Tourism and Investment Enterprise (SCTIE). 

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Valentine’s Day on the KZN South Coast

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Dive with the sharks

Shark Cage Diving KZN is offering a Valentine’s Day special for those wanting a truly unique experience this year! The shark cage dive or snorkelling with sharks comes with free underwater photos and a DVD of the dive included in the price.

Location: Shark Cage Diving KZN, Rocky Bay Dates: February 14 Book via WhatsApp: 082-670-6950 Shark Cage Diving KZN.

Romantic meal

The award-winning Packshed Restaurant is preparing a delicious four-course Valentine’s Day meal, which includes a free drink and a sweet Valentine’s gift to take home. Enjoy some live music, fantastic food, and great company.

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Location: The Packshed Restaurant, Serenity Hills Dates: February 14 Contact: [email protected], call 078-812-7272 or visit The Packshed Restaurant, Serenity Hills.

Zipline adventure

Lake Eland Game Reserve is offering a special on its zipline adventure for Valentine’s weekend. This is a 14-zipline tour, the longest zipline in Africa extending across 4, 5km with incredible views.

Location: Lake Eland Game Reserve, Oribi Gorge Dates: February 16 and 17 Contact: or [email protected] Zipline adventure at Lake Eland Game Reserve.

Romantic game drive

Experience Africa at its finest with a romantic game drive at Lake Eland Game Reserve. This guided game drive, where guests can see a range of antelope, zebra, giraffe, and more, also includes a private picnic and snacks.

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Location: Lake Eland Game Reserve, Oribi Gorge Dates: February 14 to 17 from 4pm to 6:30pm Contact: or [email protected] Game drive at Lake Eland Game Reserve.

Relaxing spa experience

There’s nothing more luxurious than a spa treatment in the African bush! The spa at Lake Eland Game Reserve is offering a romantic couple’s 45-minute back and neck massage, followed by a delicious two-course lunch with champagne.

Location: Lake Eland Game Reserve, Oribi Gorge Dates: February 14 to 17 Contact: or [email protected]

Valentine’s buffet lunch

Premier Resort Cutty Sark is hosting an unmissable Valentine’s Day lunch buffet arranged by its renowned culinary team. The three-course buffet includes a welcome drink on arrival with soups, salads, and starters followed by a delectable hot meal selection, and finishing with a decadent dessert option. Bookings are essential.

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Location: Premier Resort Cutty Sark, Scottburgh Dates: February 18 from 12:30pm to 2pm Contact: 039 976-1230 or [email protected]