Welcome To Blue Sky Mining



The Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge is an all year round oasis being conveniently situated in a spacious home in Warner Beach, KwaZulu Natal, just 30 km south of Durban & 65km south of 'King Shaka' Durban International Airport.


Awesome 180 degree sea views of the Indian Ocean, unspoilt sandy beaches and pleasant weather are guaranteed.


The Blue Sky Mining offers clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation to backpackers, sportsmen, holiday makers as well as business men.

Come and explore this spectacular hostel consisting of dormitories with its own showers & toilets, en suite double/twin rooms, self-catering units as well as camping facilities. All accommodation (except camping) gets serviced on a daily basis to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible.


We have got a massive garden with two rock swimming-pools and a lovely sundeck, pool-table, fully equipped self-catering kitchen with refrigeration and storage facilities, braai & fireplace entertainment area, off-street parking, jungle gym, licenced bar and onsite kitchen, inhouse nursery and travel desk.


For those in need there is FREE WIFI as well as transport service available at low rates.

Lucky you, pick ups from Amanzimtoti 'Post Office' and 'Total Garage' are free of charge within 8am to 6pm (shuttle service to be booked in advance, minimum of 2 nights required).

For those who are arriving at the King Shaka Airport please click on the link provided Contact Us - Transport to get some more information on how to get to Blue Sky Mining using a reliable, safe and reasonable form of transportation.


Enjoy a hearty breakfast or traditional 'Durban Curry' and many more munchies in our subtropical garden being surrounded by magnificent coca nut, banana and papaya trees.

Along the main road we have it all...restaurants and pubs, supermarket, takeaways, laundromat, chemist, post office, video store & ATM.


The Blue Sky Mining is ideally situated for those who would like to catch a wave at some of the best surfing spots along the South Coast. Inhouse surfing lessons as well as board rentals are available. We are just a stone's throw away from three subtropical beaches which are protected by lifeguards. The usage of Fun Surfboards is free of charge.


Many other fun filled outdoor activities are waiting for you…

Go scuba diving at the Aliwal Shoal, one of the top ten dive sites in the world, and experience a breath-taking underwater adventure. Stunning reefs & wrecks, raggies, zambezi and tiger sharks, abundant fish life, dolphins - all in all world class diving at its best. Book your dive at the Blue Sky Mining travel desk as free transport to/from Umkomaas is provided.



We're looking forward to welcoming you...!

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Blue Sky Mining

The Blue Sky Mining Backpackers and Lodge is an all year round oasis being conveniently situated in a spacious home in Warner Beach, KwaZulu Natal, just 30 km south of Durban and 65km south of King Shaka International Airport.

Contact Details

Blue Sky Mining
5 Nelson Palmer Road
Warner Beach

+27 (0) 31 916 5394