Umhlanga Tourism Information Centre (UTIC) exists to market and promote the northern region of Durban. It operates on behalf of the tourist and the tourism provider. It also promotes job creation and economic growth.
Its geographical area is known as the Umhlanga Coastline or ‘FunShine Coast’. The area extends from the Umgeni River in the south, to the Tongaat River in the north. Regions include Durban North, Umhlanga, Umdloti, Tongaat, Verulam, Mt Edgecombe, La Mercy and Westbrook. Visitors will not only find beautiful beaches in this region but also world-class bed & breakfast venues and guest houses. There are also lots of self-catering apartments, hotels, tour operators, restaurants and more.