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Wakeskating on the Umtamvuna River

With some of the best instructors SA has to offer Umtamvuna River Lodge is the perfect place to learn how to wakeboard or wakeskate, or for the more accomplished rider to take their riding to the next level. 

With a 2 tower cable system equipped with obstacles, and the right equipment we ensure that most enthusiasts will be up and riding in no time. 

For those looking to explore out on the river we also offer the option of riding behind one of our boats. 

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Skateboarding on the South Coast

As you enter our property you will notice one of our guest favourites with our skate ramp. Situated on property and only 30 meters from our main building the skateramp is the perfect playground for boardriding parents and kids alike. 

Speed boat rides

Take the family for a quick burn up and around 

the Umtamvuna River. Our speedboats take up

to 6 people and passengers of all ages are 


Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Whether you're looking for a relaxing activity or great core work out Stand Up Paddle Boarding is for you. Easier to do than most of its brothering board sports you can move at your own pace and soak up the beautiful surroundings that the Umtamvuna River has to offer.

All rentals come with instruction and personal flotation devices. 

Wild Coast Tube Rides

Perfect for kids and adults alike choose from 1-4 man (adult) tube rides or up to 6 if the kids are joining for a fun filled whip through our tube course. 



Enjoy a  cruise and explore the beautiful Umtamvuna river  in style on our 31 ft pontoon boat.

Surrounding Activities 

Clearwater Mountain Bike and Running Trails

Clearwater Trails is located on the boundary of the Umtamvuna River Gorge & eZemvelo Nature Reserve. The marked and maintained trails have been established since 2003, bringing enjoyment to the enthusiastic mountain biker, trail runner and nature walker. The trails are suitable for all age groups and abilities.


The South Coast of KZN is no stranger to some of South Africas most immaculate golf courses. We are based just 10 minutes away from the Wild Coast Sun and only a further 20 minutes from both San La Meer and Southbroom Golf Courses. Making the lodge the perfect destination for your next golf getaway. 

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The South Coast is one of the more spoilt coastlines in SA when it comes to waves and surf spots. We are situated 20 minutes from Southbroom and only 30 minutes from one of our most consistent waves at St Mikes. Contact us now to enquire more about surf lessons and how we can help you.

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