Richards Bay
in uThungulu District Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-28.783 and 32.038 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -28° 46' 58" and E 32° 2' 15"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rand - ZAR
Spoken languages:
Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English, Tswana, Southern Sotho, Tsonga, Swati, Venda, South Ndebele
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:38 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Johannesburg
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:43 am and 5:12 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
20.758 and -155.990 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hana
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for South Africa in Southern Africa

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to South Africa.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning South Africa. Last Update: 2020-07-13 07:21:27

Delve into Richards Bay

Richards Bay in uThungulu District Municipality (KwaZulu-Natal) with it's 252,968 habitants is a city located in South Africa about 316 mi (or 509 km) south-east of Pretoria, the country's capital town.

Current time in Richards Bay is now 05:38 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Johannesburg with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Richards Bay, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in South Africa is Richards Bay Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: KwaMbonambi, Mtubatuba, Eshowe, Hlabisa and Melmoth. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 68 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 51%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 37% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Wednesday, 15th of July 2020

16°C (61 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 16th of July 2020

20°C (67 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Friday, 17th of July 2020

19°C (67 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Aristo Manor

Address
3,9 mi
16 Whydah Wing Birdswood
3900 Birdswood,Richards Bay
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Premier Hotel The Richards

Address
3,4 mi
3 Hibberd Drive, Meerensee
3901 Meer En See,Richards Bay
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Protea Hotel Richards Bay Waterfront

Address
4,5 mi
Corner of Bridgetown and Pioneer Road, TuziGazi Waterfront, Richards Bay
3901 Richards Bay
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


La Mer Lodge

Address
1,6 mi
14 Koorsboom
Richards Bay
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Seagull Lodge

Address
1,9 mi
97 Via Cassiandra Street Arboretum
Richards Bay
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Gecko Inn Guest House

Address
3,1 mi
48 Bottlebrush Bend
3900 Richards Bay
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Anglers Rod

Address
3,4 mi
13 Anglers Rod
Richards Bay
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Bayshore Inn

Address
3,4 mi
4 The Gully (salida de Hibberd Drive), Meerensee
3901 Meer En See,Richards Bay
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Sailing Richards bay Arion 3

Published: March 16, 2013
Length: 22:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Arion Richardsbay

Seil en vis.


Richards Bay feeding a Sea Bird.3GP

Published: August 08, 2012
Length: 00:30 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Manie Barnard

Feeding a Sea bird in Richards Bay.


Richards Bay Mustang P51 Onboard Recording

Published: July 27, 2013
Length: 27:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Louis Peacock

Hangar 9 P51 Mustang 40 size.


Dj wonder @ Lions Den, richards bay

Published: January 12, 2013
Length: 09:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: WONDERBOY ZULU

this video represent me and my newcomer dj especially dj's from my KASI enseleni. heres my facebook username"wonderboy abbiccahsoullounge zulu"


Learning how to ENDO!

Published: July 10, 2008
Length: 10:49 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: MxFr3aK

A day in sunny South Africa, Richards Bay. Trynna shift the front wheel of the 250R under me.....taking a more solid look at the ground.


Richardsbaai Lughawe

Published: March 23, 2015
Length: 13:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jacques du Plessis

Hoe lyk dit bay die lughawe in Richardsbaai?


Ice Bucket Challenge 2014

Published: September 09, 2014
Length: 29:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Trudy Van Der Vlies

The RE/MAX Marine office has accepted RE/MAX Of Southern Africa's nomination to do the Ice Bucket Challenge. RE/MAX Marine has nominated the following to do ...


Landing Cirrus SR20 at FARB (Richardsbay) South Africa

Published: June 18, 2014
Length: 16:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rhyno Pretorius

Hi This is me landing at FARB ,very nice runway. I flew from Lanseria to Richardsbay to visit one of my friends who stays there. Hope you enjoy the video. Safety First Aviator.


Blunderbuss Jeremy Clarkson style...

Published: May 13, 2014
Length: 16:39 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Izak Labuschagne

Restored an 1846 .72 Cal. Brown Bess which had been converted to percussion and sold as a trade gun in South Africa. Cut it down in order to make a Blunderbuss. Then took it for a spin Jeremy...


Transnet Corporate 2012

Published: May 28, 2014
Length: 12:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: AngelMedia


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Richards Bay Coal Terminal

The Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT), located in the Richards Bay harbour on the Indian Ocean coast of South Africa, is the largest coal export facility in Africa.

Located at -28.818, 32.052 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Richards Bay, Ports and harbours of South Africa, Coal terminals, Transport in KwaZulu-Natal, Buildings and structures in KwaZulu-Natal

Richards Bay Stadium

Richards Bay Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is used mostly for football matches, and is currently home venue for National First Division club Thanda Royal Zulu, and for the Vodacom League clubs Bright Stars and Real Classic.

Located at -28.7434, 32.0559 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues in KwaZulu-Natal, Richards Bay, Soccer venues in South Africa

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Richards Bay.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Richards Bay.

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Richards Bay.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Richardsbaai, Richards Bay, RCB, Ricardusbaia, Ричардс-Бей, Ричардс Беј