Lake Umuzi Nightlife

Lake Umuzi Nightlife

Take advantage of all Lake Umuzi has to offer

Have you ever heard the saying “New York, the city that never sleeps?” Well, at Lake Umuzi we sleep, but only because we’ve got some of the most affordable and comfortable hotels and chalets to sleep at. Also, the saying mostly relates to the fact that there is a lot going on after hours, which is true for Lake Umuzi as well.

There are many options to choose from for a night activity at Lake Umuzi, for you, your partner, your family and friends! The options to explore include more than going out for drinks or dining with friends, we’re talking rock climbing, sports and exercise.

If you’re not one for getting physical, we’ll start off with the leisurely night activities at Lake Umuzi.

Drinks & Dining

Eish!! is always a good idea! The South African style restaurant offers an array of scrumptious local dishes, such as boerie rolls and potjie kos. You won’t only be feasting while at eish!!, because beers, SAB and craft, are on tap and ready for your enjoyment. Regular Friday afternoon live shows are a drawing point and definitely a reason to start your weekend at Eish!!

Upstairs! is another fan favourite and it has recently been renovated. With its colourful walls and Cuban flag bar you will want to fiesta until the sun rises.

The renovation includes newly painted walls, Havana dance scene murals, Cuban art and woven basket lighting. Walking into Upstairs! truly makes you feel like you are away on holiday somewhere in Southern America, and the lingering smells of nacho’s and taco’s really helps set the holiday scene. You can now order whiskey, cognacs, ciders and brandy at Upstairs! along with Homebrew Lab’s craft gin and beer.

Zebra Lounge is the bar where everyone becomes family! With tasty cocktail specials and affordable drinks, Zebra Lounge encourages everyone to come and experience something unique and city-like. Do you have the burning desire to sing your heart out or test your general knowledge? At Zebra Lounge those desires are filled with bi-monthly quiz nights and karaoke Wednesdays.

Do you desperately want an enjoyable night at the classy lounge, but also craving delicious Eish!! food? Well, you’re in luck, because at Zebra Lounge you can order food from Eish!! and have it delivered at Zebra Lounge still sizzling on the plate.

Tired of the city life? Why not enjoy the afternoon in the bush! Enjoy a quiet night out at Bosveld Lapa. Bosveld Lapa is famous for their bush sushi and Eisbein. Plan a night out at Bosveld Lapa and be sure the whole family will have a good time! Do you want to plan an event at Bosveld Lapa? From R85 per person, you can hire Bosveld Lapa and make use of its décor. Contact them today and start planning your spit braai or year-end function (082 757 2949/017 631 4902).

Dros, the franchise we all know and love is also a spectacular restaurant for evening drinks and dining. Dros Secunda even caters to the couples or group of friends who enjoy going out on Sundays. Dros has live music on Sundays and the first 20 ladies receive a free glass of wine. Black Friday at Dros means you get two Castle Lager draughts for the price of one!

Another franchise favourite located at Lake Umuzi is Ocean Basket. You know when you’re feeling a little shellfish and want to treat yourself, then Ocean Basket Secunda is the place to go! Snack on OB’s famous fish whilst enjoying the sunset over the lake only at Ocean Basket Secunda.

Exercise & Sports

Secunda Action Sports, South Africa’s premier indoor sport provider takes sports to a whole new ball game! The venue offers indoor cricket, netball, soccer, and hockey. There’s more than just sports, enjoy a drink after your game at the bar and order some tasty treats or pizza at the kiosk. Action Sports is not weather dependant and your night there can be enjoyed come rain or shine! Foster up your friends, create a team and enter for endless fun nights of action and sports at Lake Umuzi, Action Sports.

Are you an adrenaline seeker and enjoy the tougher side of life? Lake Umuzi has something for everyone. 1834 Tactical boasts an indoor shooting range, offers firearm training, Krav Maga and fitness. 1834 Tactical is open until six o’clock at night and is the ideal night out for someone seeking to gain tactical training, whether that is through military self-defenceIs fighting better known as Krav Maga, or to learn how to shoot a gun. Contact them today and start taking advantage of their training (064 908 0253 | 074 164 6983)

Climbing Coming Soon

Idwala Adventures is an indoor rock climbing facility, located across from Action Sports at Lake Umuzi. Once Idwala is open and operating within the next month or two it will be the only rock climbing facility in Secunda. Idwala Adventures boasts an 11m high lead climbing wall, bouldering (no rope required) section, top rope and speed climbing. This is a great space to meet new people and engage in an exciting up-and-coming sport. The facility offers users from beginner to advance the opportunity to learn, practice and train for either national competitions or strength building. Team building packages, which local businesses can participate in will also be made available. Did you know rock climbing as a sport made its debut at the 2020 Summer Olympics?

Did you know rock climbing can heighten your sense of self-esteem? This is certainly a place to keep a lookout for once opened, for you, your friends, your kids and the rest of the community.

We hope after reading this article you start taking advantage of the Lake Umuzi nightlife.

Please note each establishment has its own operating hours, please feel free to browse the Lake Umuzi website or visit our social media pages to find out more about the operating times, activities, menus and much more of each individual facility.


About Lize van Niekerk

Lize Van Niekerk is an easy going freelance content writer with a BA Visual Communication, a Masters in Fashion Merchandising and obtained an MBA in Marketing. She is always pushing the boundaries of knowledge and experience; with writing experience in the USA, she adds some flair to all her written work.

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