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Natal is the capital of Rio Grande do Norte, a state in Brazil. Natal lies on the Atlantic Ocean, at the mouth of the Potengi river.
Westville is a town in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa that is situated inland between Durban and Pinetown. It now forms part of the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, which also includes Durban. The town was laid out on the farm Westville (named in honour of Martin West, the British lieutenant-governor of Natal) which started in 1847. Tongaat - A town taking its name from the Utongani River on whose banks it was formed as a housing project for the sugar industry labour force in 1945.
This is one of the most popular resorts on the sunny KwaZulu Natal South Coast, famous for its strelitzia (bird of paradise) flowers. An attempt was made to use the bay to export sugar but it offered scant shelter from rough seas. However, boats found rich fishing grounds nearby at the Aliwal Shoal. A lighthouse was built in 1892 to mark the shoal, but was eventually moved to Port Shepstone. The village soon became a thriving resort and trading centre as it is today. Apart from a fine beach with shark-protected bathing and tidal pools, Scottburgh has a crocodile breeding farm, miniature railway and a bird watching hide in the coastal forest.
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Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre
Visit the Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre situated in Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal for an up close and personal tour and learn more about South Africa's endangered wild cat species: Caracal (Lynx), Serval, Cheetah, African Wildcat.
The town of Ballito on the KwaZulu Natal North Coast, is an ideal base if wanting to spend a day visiting game reserves seeing the big five (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhino), visiting a crocodile farm, just lazing away in the sun, or surfing the tropical waves.
The Berea is a ridge above the city of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa on the northern side which overlooks the city centre and the Indian Ocean.
Port Shepstone is situated on the mouth of the largest river on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, the Mzimkulu River (the great home of all rivers). 120 kilometres (75 mi) south of Durban, it is the administrative, educational and commercial centre for southern Natal.
The town of Umkomaas on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast in South Africa, with its spectacular sea views, developed on a hill crowning the river's southern bank and became a premier holiday destination. Today, thanks to a shipping hazard and evidence of the havoc it s wreaked, the town's colonial-style architecture is 'base camp' for scuba divers from around the world. Five kilometres offshore from Umkomaas lies the internationally-renowned Aliwal Shoal - a fossilised sand dune of sponges, soft and hard coral - first spotted in 1849 but not adequately highlighted until after it sank the steamer Nebo in 1884.
Hibberdene is a small coastal town on KwaZulu-Natal south coast in South Africa. It was named after C. Maxwell-Hibberd, the former postmaster-general of Natal.