Empangeni Tourism

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Empangeni is a town in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is approximately 156 kilometres northeast of Durban, situated in hilly countryside, overlooking a flat coastal plain and the major harbour town of Richards Bay only 15 kilometres away. The N2 freeway runs just east from Empangeni intersecting the John Ross Highway (R34) which connects Empangeni and Richards Bay. The climate is sub-tropical with an average temperature of 28.4 °C in summer and 14.5 °C in Winter.


Looking for travel information about Empangeni? Explore the best travel advice on Empangeni, South Africa. After your splendid visit to Empangeni, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Durban. Attractions in Durban include Ushaka Marine World, The Golden Mile, Moses Mabhida Stadium. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Empangeni*

  • Empangeni: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Empangeni for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Empangeni.

    • Burglary and Theft 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 75 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 75 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.5 (High)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 31.25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 62.5 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Empangeni - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 33.85 (Low)
    • Climate Index 94.26 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 33.33 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.3 (Low)
    • 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Empangeni

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Empangeni

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.21 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.43 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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