The Boathouse

33 Compensation Beach Rd , Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal, 4420 , South Africa | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ballito

Hluhluwe Game Park - pronounced Shu-shloo-wee

A travel blog entry by larrylyn on Feb 15, 2014

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... in shorter and more grazers were there and they were more visible. He left at 2:30 and was back by 6:20 with a 45 minute drive on gravel roads each way. Dinner was a braai (BBQ) consisting of lamb, sausage and chicken as well as chicken livers and beef curry set at the poolside/patio where we had lunch. A full moon and starry sky made it magical. The Southern Cross, visible only in the Southern Hemisphere was also visible. ...

Day 13 - Goodbye Daisy, Hello Polly

A travel blog entry by simonannals on Oct 16, 2013

3 photos

... After making ourselves a coffee, the owner Jaime, a 59 year old glamour puss, turned up and welcomed us. She recommend a walk along the boardwalk to the shops and restaurants, which is precisely what we did. After admiring the sand sculptures, we located The Galley bar/restaurant that Colin at Whalesong had recommended to us. We stopped for a drink, I had Guinness, and after reading the menu decided to return for evening dinner. We walked back loaded with ...

Rich man, poor man, beggar man, thief

A travel blog entry by jesshill on Jul 06, 2012

2 comments

... journey back wasn't as good as the one on the way- possibly as it was preceded by a night in a comfy hostel rather than a claustrophobic coach. But it was still good to get back to Bulawayo.

Before I came, many people expressed surprise and concern when I said that I was travelling through Zimbabwe. This was definitely how I felt as I approached our first day there- not least as we were the only tourists around, but our rucksacks topped it ...

School

A travel blog entry by lysebrooks on Oct 13, 2011

2 comments

... gave them to the teacher to show the children as well as hard maple candies from Laura Secord. As we left at noon, they were given a hot meal. Mildred says that most children do not know who their father is. HIV is very prevalent in SA, up to 100% in some small communities. Not much of a future for their children, Some will go to secondary school, some will drop out and work in the fields. This part of SA is very agricultural. Very lush, very green. Beautiful. Drove off with ...

Umuntu ngmuntu ngabantu

A travel blog entry by amoffitt08 on Oct 09, 2010

1 comment, 8 photos

To a lot of you, the title of this post might look like something close to gibberish, but I promise its not. :) Its actually a language I am starting to learn a little of while staying here in South Africa. It's the Zulu language, and if you could hear it spoken, you’d probably fall in love with it. It is created so that all the words flow together, creating beautiful sounds and rhythms. It is also a language of rich meaning- when you receive a ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Boathouse Ballito

    Reviewed by carofree

    On the Sea

    Reviewed May 31, 2010
    by (16 reviews) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Lovely, but where's the sun

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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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