Sports and leisure activities include an 18-hole golf course, new arts and crafts centre, several historical sites, charter and cruises - 18km (11.1 miles) away. St Lucia is 60km (37.2 miles) away to view Turtle, while night drives and game viewing are available in nearby Hluhluwe / Umfolozi Game Reserves. Bird watching and hiking are nearby.
The beach is only 20km (12.4 miles) away, and other facilities available at or nearby the Empangeni Hotel include bowling, water-skiing, squash, tennis, cycling, fishing, scuba, diving, snooker, swimming pool and ten pin bowling.
Conference and banqueting facilities are available for up to 350 delegates and the gardens are a beautiful setting for weddings and special occasions.