Ballito Tourism

Ballito is a small holiday town located in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Ballito is situated about 40 kilometres north of Durban. It forms part of the KwaDukuza Local Municipality, and iLembe District Municipality. Dolphins are common on this stretch of the North Coast shoreline, hence the nickname Dolphin Coast.


Home to pretty treasures, Ballito is South Africa's best kept secret. When planning a trip to Ballito, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Pietermaritzburg. Pietermaritzburg, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Tala Privated Game Reserve, Kwazulu-natal Botanical Gardens, Butterflies For Africa. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Ballito.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Ballito.

  • Know the pollution level of Ballito before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 42.11 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 56.82 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.06 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 64.09 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 26.85 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 42.73 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.82 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 45.19 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Ballito for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ballito.

    • Burglary and Theft 84.01 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 81.66 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 87.17 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 91.26 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 81.11 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 78.92 (High)
    • Attacks 77.42 (High)
    • Drug offense 72.58 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 32.54 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 7.45 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 63.45 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 65.61 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 81.52 (Very High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Ballito is 141.21 (High)

    • Safety Index 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Climate Index 95.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 51.09 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27.26 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 36.64 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 56.05 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.44 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 79.98 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ballito

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.29 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.98 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 47.05 USD

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