Bazley, KwaZulu-Natal

Bazley is a residestial beach town along the South Coast of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.

It was named after John Bazley - an engineer who successfully opened the Mzimkulu river mouth for shipping in the 1880’s - Bazley / Bazley Beach can be found on the Umdoni Coast of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa. John Bazley first arrived in the area in 1852 and setup camp on the banks of the Illovo River. After a fairly good start, his farming activities grew and he was granted 612 acres of land for sugar farming. He worked hard and prospered. Within 2 years, he had established a sugar mill. Today, Bazley is a quiet and tranquil cove for lazy days on the beach and destressing.

It is only accessible from the Sazela motorway turn off.


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