Zinkwazi is sitiuated 85 kilometres from Durban, on the N2 past Stanger, Zinkwazi is well known for its incredible bird life and its proximity to the Zululand Birding Route - a conservation project that promotes birding tourism by offering up-to-date information, local guides, brochures and itineraries for birders in an area where some 600 species have been recorded.
The lagoon of Zinkwazi opens on to a safe, protected beach that is just one of several beaches along this coast that form part of a nature conservancy, including lush indigenous forests, tropical palms and endless beaches both north and south of this pretty little village.
Golf enthusiasts have a number of courses to choose from including the Zimbali golf course, the Durban Country Club, Umhlali Country Club and Mount Edgecombe .
Zinkwazi provides ferry rides along the lagoon, used for upriver bird spotting, wine tasting or simply to experience the relaxation of being on water
Zinkwazi is near the historical Anglo-Zulu battlefield.
Zinkwazi, which takes its name from the Zulu word for white-headed fish eagle, is a small village with an unexploited 7 kilometres lagoon that lies amongst lush sub-tropical vegetation that is typical of the north coast of KwaZulu Natal.