Welcome to Sea Fever Lodge

The South Barrow Hotel was built in the early 1900's. It changed hands and names a few times and has been known as New South Barrow Hotel, Lido Hotel, Aliwal Cove and in the year 1996 changed to Sea Fever Lodge

We have a conference room which is available from R1500 per day and a braai area by the swimming pool which has large windows that look into the dive centre.

We also have a restaurant on the premises. Please click on the relevant tags for their contact details. Other facilities include a pool table for the kids and table tennis.

Sea Fever Lodge has breathtaking 180° seaviews and overlooks the Umkomaas river mouth which is the launch site to the famous Aliwal Shoal.

Guests of Sea Fever Lodge are spoilt with the spectacular sunrise's and sunsets that can be viewed from the Lodge.

Umkomaas is famous for the internationally renowned Aliwal Shoal, a fossilised sand dune of sponges and corals which is home to the Ragged Tooth Shark, Tiger Sharks, Whale Sharks and the wrecks of the “Nebo” and “Produce”.

Aliwal Shoal is known as one of the top 10 dive sites in the world and is also known for its extreme conditions. It is the only reef where you can find cold and warm water species of fish and is the breeding ground of the famous Ragged Tooth Shark. 

The Sardine Run takes place in the winter months of July to October.  Please click on the dive centre page for details of the onsite dive centre "Ocean Worx"

The sardine run also brings a lot of excitement to Umkomaas. This event only occours along the coast of Kwa-zulu Natal once a year and brings with it shoals of dolphins, whales and sharks. This normally takes place in June /July. Whale's usually make an apperance around September/October.

Umkomaas golf course which is the home to world famous golfer Tim Clark, is a mear 5 min walk from the lodge. 

Other Attractions include: Empisini Nature Reserve about 5km away; Crocworld- a crocodile farm and restaurant.

For bookings please phone 039 973 2529

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