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Get to know Warner Beach (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Warner Beach. To help you make friends with Warner Beach before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

 Fisherman At Warner Beach

Warner Beach, South Africa, is just thirty kilometers from Durban along the coast road that leads to Port Shepstone. Unlike the other coastal towns on this stretch of road, it really feels like a suburb of Durban with its accommodation and office blocks and its busy main street.

The beach is wide and with fine sand. It’s fringed with vegetation-covered dunes, but it isn’t a swimming beach. The wind and waves are quite strong, so it’s more for surfers than sun bathers. It’s very popular during the Sardine Run in June and July, when migrating sardines bring whales and dolphins close to shore. As most of the town is up on the hillside, there are many great vantage points from which to see this.

Warner Beach is connected to Durban by Metrorail trains and by minibus taxis, and you can get further along the coast toward Port Shepstone by the same means, although this will mean changing a couple of times along the way, if you go further than Kelso, where the train terminates. Warner Beach is a much busier place than those further along the coast, but the advantage is you have everything you need at your fingertips.

The main street has many shops and a supermarket, and the train station is a ten-minute walk from your backpackers’ hostel in Warner Beach, South Africa (it's also five minutes to the beach from your Warner Beach, South Africa hostel). It’s a ten-minute, uphill slog to get back to it though, and that hill is very steep! Your Warner Beach, South Africa hostel is very professionally run and has all sorts of tours on offer. It’s popular with surfers and divers. Many of South Africa’s best surfers have honed their skills at Warner Beach. Your Warner Beach, South Africa hostel rents surf and bodyboards, fishing rods, bicycles, and kayaks, so it has pretty much every activity covered.

Aliwal Shoal, one of the prime diving sites in South Africa, is just twenty kilometers away in Umkomaas, where you'll find hostel options if you can't find a bed at a Warner Beach, South Africa hostel.

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Other Nearby Cities
Umkomaas Umkomaas (15 Km / 10 mi.)
Durban Durban (29 Km / 18 mi.)
Umzumbe Umzumbe (67 Km / 42 mi.)
Pietermaritzburg Pietermaritzburg (69 Km / 43 mi.)
Ballito Ballito (69 Km / 43 mi.)
Salt Rock Salt Rock (74 Km / 46 mi.)

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Your Packing List for Warner Beach

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

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