Ballito in South Africa

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Ballito

Ballito is "The Pearl" of the Dolphin Coast. The town's origins date back to 1953 when a group of entrepreneurs began investigating land to develop a township in the Compensation Beach area. Proclaimed a township in 1954, Ballito, whose name was gleaned from a magazine advertisement meaning "Little Ball", became a town board in 1966. The town, which reached borough status in 1986, is well known for its superb, safe beaches. Groutville Mission - Dating to 1842. this stately mission is located near a rocky mass from whichShaka would sit and watch his warriors undergoingmilitary training.Shaka's Head - On the R102 turnoff is a mounted bust in memorial of Shaka.Shaka's Kraal - A charming village where Shaka stayed.Shaka's Rock - Reputedly Shaka's favourite seaside relaxation spot.