Where Is Richards Bay In Durban, South Africa

What is a Richards Bay In Durban?

Richards Bay is South Africa’s premier bulk port and the most modern. In 2005 the port handled 89 million tons of cargo.

Richards Bay handles more than 80 million tons annually, representing 55% of South Africa’s seaborne cargo. This makes it the country’s largest port in terms of volumes handled.

Where Is Richards Bay In Durban, South Africa?

KwaZulu-Natal province

Richards Bay is a large port on the east coast of South Africa, located where the Mhlatuze River drains into the Indian Ocean. It is in the KwaZulu-Natal province, northeast of Durban.

Which big South African cities is Richards Bay closest to?

Major cities near Richards Bay, South Africa

  • 158 km to Durban, South Africa.
  • 176 km to Umlazi, South Africa.
  • 190 km to Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
  • 241 km to Newcastle, South Africa.
  • 319 km to Maputo, Mozambique.
  • 322 km to Matola, Mozambique.
  • 360 km to Carolina, South Africa.
  • 429 km to Witbank, South Africa.

Is Richards Bay rural or urban?

The town of Richards Bay grew along with the port. Cruise ships use the port, and industrial tourism is also important. Population (2001 estimate), urban area, 39,122.

How many hours is Durban to Richards Bay?

Yes, the driving distance between Durban to Richards Bay is 173 km. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Durban to Richards Bay. Where can I stay near Richards Bay? There are 141+ hotels available in Richards Bay.