Blue Marlin Hotel


The Blue Marlin Hotel located in Scottburgh, just 45 minutes from Durban, has been keeping visitors happy for over 60 years. Location is everything at The Blue Marlin Hotel. Nothing is more amazing then finding the ocean outside the hotel. Enjoy the magic of the charming seaside town of Scottburgh in the South Coast.

With 122 rooms and incredible sea views, The Blue Marlin offers modern 3-star standard accommodation and a wide range of amenities to suit your needs. Each space is modern, comfortable and varied in amenities according to your needs, from the outside pool overlooking the surf below to tasty treats served at our Lighthouse Restaurant.

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  • TC Robertson Nature Reserve
    Only a 10-minute walk from The Blue Marlin, this reserve is an excellent choice for a picnic.
  • Oribi Gorge
    This is one of KwaZulu Natal's most spectacular natural settings, only an hour from Scottburgh. A wonderfully scenic area, the Oribi Gorge offers excellent hiking opportunities where you may catch a glimpse of several antelope species and an array of birdlife, particularly five species of kingfisher and seven species of eagle that inhabit the reserve. Adrenalin junkies can also tackle the on-site zip lining, abseiling and water rafting.
  • Vernon Crook's Nature Reserve
    The landscape at Vernon Crook's is idyllic, with lush grasslands, coastal forests, rivers and wetlands. Only an hour's drive from the Blue Marlin, you will find yourself surrounded by nature.
  • Day Trips
    Just an hour's drive from The Blue Marlin Hotel is the zesty city of Durban with an array of tourist attractions and activities that will appeal to diverse interests. The young and young at heart should make their way to uShaka Marine World and the Wet 'n Wild Water Park.


  • Beach (200m from Hotel)
  • Swimming Pool

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