The Hibiscus Coast situated in KZN is picturesque with sub-tropical weather conditions which are favoured by tourists. Hibberdene was established roughly in 1902 and named after C Maxwell-Hibberd, the Post Master General of Natal.

The town is very much geared towards holidays with a small commercial and retail hub catering for permanent residents. Most residents work in towns that have industrial and commercial hubs.

Towns and suburbs around Scottburgh include Glanfield, Turton, Hazeldene, Glenfield, Glen Echo and Anerley.

Hibberdene has become popular with international tourists and local tourists alike due to the affordability of property and the white beaches. Holiday attractions are for tourists that prefer the sea and sun with deep sea fishing being a main attraction. There is also snorkeling at the many reefs that border the safe netted shoreline.

The lagoon at the mouth of the Mzumbe River offers quality bird watching and ski boats launch from the river for some whale watching.

Attractions close to Hibberdene include Aliwal Shoal, Jolly Roger Fun Park, South Coast beaches which are Blue Flag rated and Fun Pub which will thrill the children with Super-tube and a children’s playground

Hibberdene has a number of golf courses which are said to be of great quality. The sub-tropical climate favours the lush vegetation which is typical of the Natal coast and makes for interesting gardens and homes.

Property values are still low compared with more upmarket towns on the KZN coastline but due to the attention Hibberdene has been receiving prices are sure to indicate this increase in demand. A large number of retired people have taken up residency in Hibberdene for its affordability, tranquillity and favourable climate. Property prices range from the low R 500,000 to R 1,200,000, with the target market between R 500,000 and R800,000.

Hibberdene will thus be an ideal holiday investment prospect for either own use or buy-to-let.

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