Owner-operator Zaan together with his wife Kaleisha, officially opened Umhlanga Ocean Charters in January 2016 offering unforgettable scenic Boat Trips just 16km from central Durban in the popular seaside resort town of Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa.

Together with Zaans 17 year career and over 20 000 launches under his belt, Zaan has acquired an in-depth knowledge of the ocean and considers safety a top priority.
As fishing is Zaans passion; we are now offering Deep Sea Fishing Charters for those anglers who are seeking a Unique Durban Fishing Charter. We aim to give you a more personal, comfortable and memorable fishing experience.
For a healthy dose of fresh sea air and the ultimate in personal attention, seafaring experience and knowledge; book an outing with Umhlanga Ocean Charters today!

Zaan Grobler

Zaan Grobler is the esteemed founder as well as the experienced skipper at Umhlanga Ocean Charters. He has over 17 years of rich experience backing him up. A highly experienced skipper with more than 20 000 launches under his belt. Zaan has a deep knowledge of and passion for the ocean and considers safety a top priority. He is a real and avid owner/skipper.

Operations Manager

Kaleisha Grobler