Sodwana Bay Town Full HD Gallery

This is a comprehensive picture guide to Sodwana Bay Town and what to expect when you travel here. I will also tell you about where to find the best places to eat, get free wifi and places to stay #SodwanaBayAccommodation.

As you know Sodwana bay is a scuba diving and fishing/spearfishing paradise and people from all over the world flock here all year round eager to jump into the cool water and see the magical underwater reefs and abundance of sea life. Just the other day a new species of sea horse was discovered here so you can imagine the possibilities this place holds.

Sodwana is not a big town. It consists of a few shops and restaurants and then the rest are diving lodges and accommodation establishments. There are plenty of travelers here and you will soon make new friends and share your underwater experiences. So without taking up any more of your time let me show you just what you are in for when you plan to visit this beautiful place.

Take note it was overcast when I took these images, but rest assured that you’ll get plenty of sunshine and its hot here in the summer months November to Middle April. Towards the end of the gallery there are some sunshine pics yay.

So before you enter the town there are some lodges further up close to Mbazwana and then also lodges down at the beach like Coral Divers which is probably the biggest dive operation here and also Mseni Beach Lodge

A note on traveling with your pet, some lodges here don’t allow pets in and under no circumstances do they allow dogs, even small ones on the beach. There are pet sitters around but I mostly rely on friends to look after Liefert when I go spearfishing.

 

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You can click on the pictures to enlarge and get a better view.

Start of Sodwana Town. Turn left here for Mabibi and Reef Teach dive lodge



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Driving towards Mabibi is quite a mission and you have to have 4×4 or a van that can handle the soft beach sand roads. Although I have not been there myself I did go to Lala Nek and Black Rock which is the same way and its all sand roads. Black Rock and Lala Nek are two beautiful secluded beaches and has the calmest bays with plenty of reef sections.

 

Reef Teach dive lodge, about 100m from main road

 

Sodwana Bay has lots of cows in the road.

 

Looking from the other side to Reef Teach Lodge And Ogwini

 

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To the right you will find the road to The Tree Restaurant.

 

Sodwana tea room

 

Some half built lodge

 

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The Tree Restaurant Sodwana Town and laundry service
The Tree peri-peri steak strips with salad

This little place is quite cool, it might not look like much now but at night the tree in the middle lights up and it has a cozy atmosphere inside. There’s no loud music blaring in the background and its a nice place to relax and have a meal.

 

Next stretch of road has a liquor store to the right and road to Jesser Point Boat Lodge



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Small butchery to the left in the dip

 

Road to Crafters Lodge, Jesser Point Boat Lodge, House of Exodus, Microlight Airfield, A Day in Africa Lodge and Shayamoya Lodge

 

A Day In Africa Lodge,

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Shaya Moya Lodge

 

Microlight Airfield Sodwana Bay

 

Jesser Point Boat Lodge

 

I have not yet been in here but according to the peoples this place is stunning and the facilities are great. Click Here Jesser Point Boat Lodge to check it out

 

Small Butchery Sodwana

 

 

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Microlight Airfield next right, there are a few roads leading towards it.

 

Occi Lodge to left

 

Occi Lodge

 

 

Craft Shop opposite Shark Museum

 

Ma Shop, Shark Museum, Occi Lodge Sodwana Bay

 

So this little place has a shark museum and the ma shop is where you can find the most delicious cakes and baked goods and all sorts of sweet treats. Be sure to try out the koeksisters here they are damn good. Occi Dive and Spearfishing Lodge is just next to it.

 

The Ma Shop
The Ma Shop cheeseburger

 

 

 

 

Look at that, yum

 

 

 

 

 

Inside Shark Museum Sodwana

 

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Tiger Shark

 

More Sharks

 

Little Sharkies



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Teeth of Ragged Tooth Shark

 

Teeth Of Tiger Shark

 

Teeth Of Bull Shark

 

Further down is Siyathokoza take away shop with tasty chicken and chips and local shebeen to the left

 

Space for staff to stay left



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Camp Jonothan turn off left

 

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Ngunis Restaurant, Anglers Cove and Adventure Mania

 

Rustic Ramble

 

Ngunis restaurant
Nguni burger

 

 

 

Ngunis restaurant has Wifi and I’ve only had the ngunis burger which is very tasty. The white sauce that goes with it brings out the flavor.

 

 

 

 

Rustic Ramble 2

 

Craft Shop 1

 

Inside Craft Shop 1

 

This is Revive and has some beautiful crafts and clothing items.

 

Inside Revive

 

Adventure Mania and Tamboti Art Shop

 

Tamboti Gift Shop

 

Tamboti Gift Shop Sodwana

 

Maak n Jol Sodwana Bay
Maak n Jol Beef Burger

 

 

Also the home of Liefert’s girlfriend, a cute white chihuahua. They also serve good food and have a nice pool area.

 

 

Turn of to Nautilus Lodge



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There’s never a shortage of wood for a braai/bbq

 

Sodwana Bay Lodge

 

Sodwana Bay Lodge Entrance

 

You can check out Sodwana Bay Lodge availability here.

I have been to their restaurant once and had a lasagne which was nice. They do have Wifi but you have to pay for it and it is way too expensive.

 

Opposite Sodwana Bay Lodge Entrance.



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Natural Moments Bush Camp Sodwana

 

Natural Moments Bush Camp Sodwana Availability

 

 

Crafts along the road

 

Local grocery store Sodwana Bay

 

Icecream Parlor and Coffee Shop

 

This is also a nice place to just sit and relax on a nice sunny day. The serve pizza’s, coffee and ice cream among other things. The lady is so friendly and kind, she always looks after Liefert when he goes on one of his missions around town. I’ll try and take a better picture when its sunny.

 

Last Section of Sodwana Town

 

Sodwana Spa Entrance

 

Visagie Lodge left The Lighthouse Restaurant Right

 

Liefert on Lighthouse Restaurant Steps Sodwana and the Rip Curl Shop.

 

Lighthouse Restaurant Sodwana Bay
Pizza at the Lighthouse

 

This place is my second home. It has free Wi-fi and the pizza’s here are one of the best I’ve had. Its a thin base pizza full of flavor and the price is not too bad either. The owners also lead the local church and although I can’t always afford something to buy they still let me use the Wi-fi and are always kind to me, which is truly a blessing.

 

 

Vis-Agie Lodge Left Pisces Dive Lodge Further on Right
Steak strips Vis-Agie Lodge

 

 

Vis-Agie’s gets packed in season and has a nice vibe at the pool area.

 

It is one of the dive instructors at Pisces diving that discovered the new sea horse species, maybe pop in sometime and ask her to show you

 

Sodwana Bay Church Entrance Gate Right

 

This local church is open on Sundays from 4.30pm till about 6pm. It is not a traditional church building but rather at the owners of the lighthouse restaurant’s house. Traveling can be tiresome and sometimes be spiritually draining and yet when you enter this little church you immediately feel revived because of the friendly and cozy atmosphere and can feel the love. Cell group is on Tuesdays from 5pm to about 6;30pm and this is when we all just get together and have fellowship with other Christians. We have pizza evenings and there never a shortage of sweet treats that the ladies prepare. They also have pastors coming from Durban sometimes to give a sermon and helps us connect with other churches.

 

 

Sodwana Spa, Dive Shop and Coffee Shop

 

Sodwana Spa

 

This is also where i spend a lot of my time. Here too is free wifi and the people here are so friendly. If you fancy getting pampered then this is the place to be. You can visit the website at www.sodwanaspa.co.za and book online. This website is also one of my latest projects and should you need some advice for your online marketing projects you can email me directly on mannie@the-wayfarer.co.za and I’ll be more than happy to help.

Please note that I have not been to all the places in Sodwana and thus could not write about them all. You are welcome to contact me for a guided tour 😉 of your establishment and I’ll be happy to feature it in this article and do a small write up.

Feel free to comment and make any suggestions that would benefit the town and get people to visit this beautiful place.

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