Nature Trails

Enjoy the lush splendour of nature – a 50-hectare reserve within the estate. In addition, all primary dune areas have been demarcated as conservation areas providing a refuge to the rich variety of local flora & fauna. Limited pathways and wooden viewing decks throughout these areas allow residents to interact with nature.

Zimbali has several natural springwater lakes, which create a beautiful habitat for the birds, a host of butterflies and a wide variety of indigenous plant life. Animal life within the forest reserve includes bush buck, blue duiker, bushbaby, vervet monkey, banded mongoose and even wild pig.

Click here to view the Estate Map and Trail Map


Valley Of The Pools

The magnificent Valley of the Pools, a seamless collection of pools that overlook the Indian Ocean with amazing panoramic views, is probably one of the most popular spots in Zimbali. Both residents and visitors make use of this facility to soak up the sun and watch the beautiful waves come rolling in towards them. Our stunning pools include a training pool for the active and a heated pool.

Magnificent Beach

The enchanting 1000-year-old Coastal sand forests extend to the Indian Ocean and beaches. The secluded beach pool is equipped with umbrellas, loungers and provided refreshments. This stretch of coastline is not designated for swimming, however other bathing beaches are located nearby.

Tennis & Squash

Zimbali offers six floodlit tennis courts, two located right opposite the Zimbali Country Club and four courts located at the Bushbuck Club. Visitors can play tennis day and night.

Zimbali also offers two squash courts to help let off steam and get adrenaline pumping.



Equipped with the latest modcons, the Bushbuck Club (BBC) Gymnasium is a world-class fitness facility where Zimbali residents can engage in healthy physical exercise. It boasts a wide range of Technogym cardio and weight-bearing equipment as well as a separate aerobics studio.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 05:00 – 20:00
Saturday: 07:00 – 16:00
Sunday & Public Holidays: 07:00 – 14:00
Please note that the gym is closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Tel: +27(0)32 538-1481

Bushbuck Club

Fun for the whole family, the Bushbuck Club (BBC) is the entertainment center for adults and kids alike. The facility offers jungle gyms and trampolines for the kids, as well as tennis courts and squash courts.

The BBC is also home to a magnificent cafe where scrumptious meals and tasty beverages are served daily. A great place for adults to catch up whilst the kids are entertained.

Hours of Operation

Sunday to Thursday: 06h00 – 18h00
Friday, Saturday & Public Holidays: 06h00 – 20h00

Tel: +27(0)32 538-1041

Click here to view the Bushbuck Club Café Menu.

Bushbuck Pools

An oasis of heavenly waters awaits at the Bushbuck Pools (BBP). This venue hosts a variety of facilities including water slides, a playground and a seasonal beverage bar to accompany two tranquil pools.

The BBP provides the ideal setting to kick back, relax, and cool off during the summer heat.

To book a party at the Bushbuck Pools, email

Click here to view the Bushbuck Pools Menu.