The bay is situated in the Maputaland Marine Reserve along the St. Lucia Wetlands Park. Sodwana Bay is a popular scuba diving destination due to its outstanding species of both hard and soft coral reefs as well water temperatures that are seldom colder than 19 degrees. It is estimated that the reefs are 4 000 years old and caves, overhangs and pinnacles occur.
The bay is home to the Sodwana Bay National Park that bears sand dunes and several other game reserves are just an easy driving distance such as the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Park. Sodwana Bay is generally known for excellent water sports and marine life viewing opportunities.
If you are looking to stay in Sodwana Bay, choose from exciting options of accommodation in Sodwana Bay. From budget self-catering units and camping sites to comfortable lodges and bed and breakfasts, Sodwana Bay accommodation offers something for everyone.