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Top 5 places to visit for families

The North Coast boasts a range of vibrant and convenient amenities that new families can enjoy. Within proximity of Lush Condos, we take a look at the top picks that are perfect for families, and even environmentally friendly, to spend your recreational time when looking for some outdoor adventure.

Flag Animal Farm

Located a mere 5.1km from Lush Condos, the Flag Animal Farm is the ultimate family-friendly spot! A must for every animal lover, the farm is home to around 1000 farm animals along with a range of birds, reptiles, and wolves! Pet, cuddle and feed many friendly, rescued animals and enjoy the daily events and activities that the farm hosts; wolf interaction, milking shows, and reptile shows are presented every day for your viewing. The newly introduced waterpark is ideal for the upcoming summer months.

Thompson’s Bay

This is one of Ballito’s best beaches. Enjoy a delicious beach picnic overlooking the golden seashores of the beach after taking a cool dip in the bay rock pool that boasts a safe swimming environment for you and your family. Hours of fun in the sun await you just 11km away.

Litchi Orchard

The Litchi Orchard features the best market vibe in Ballito! Enjoy the Maker’s Market from 9am to 1pm every second Saturday of the month to find amazing local offerings from fun crafts to delicious foods through the morning. As local entrepreneurs and small business owners, you can showcase your trade effortlessly. Gourmet olives to decadent baked goods, find handmade treasures in local treats and crafts at your fingertips. The market has general trade times from Tuesday to Sunday, 8am to 4pm.

The Ballito Lifestyle Centre

Locate a mix of recreational spots for you and your family at Ballito Lifestyle Centre. Dine out on Eat Street which presents a myriad of choices for date-night or pick up your home essentials at the local Spar. The centre operates 7 days a week: Monday to Saturday from 9am to 6pm and 9am to 5pm on Sundays.

Crocodile Creek

A hidden gem, Crocodile Creek is a great getaway spot to spend the day with family. The creek is home to over 6000 Nile crocodiles, alligators, and snakes. Learn about them in this fun, family-friendly outdoor park. Located 26 minutes away, you have an option of 4 tour schedules, 2 of which include feeding times. The creek boasts a charming coffee shop with scrumptious, affordable meals for your day’s lunch and a quaint curio shop to purchase some memorabilia for the day.

Whether you are looking for a local spot to chill out with the family or a day filled with adventure, the North Coast is sure to keep you busy.

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