Spirit of the South

The Best Entertainment and Fishing Charter in Durban

Experience the Best Fishing and Entertainment Charter in Durban.  Breakaway from the traditional. Enjoy Durban’s warm waters on the Spirit of the South.

Whether it’s anniversaries, birthday parties, or school outings, the Spirit of the South provides a unique experience at sea for young and old.

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The Best Entertainment and Fishing Charter in Durban.

The finest days in ‪‎Durban‬‬ consist of swimming in the deep blue, relishing the feeling of sun-kissed skin after a long swim, sipping on cold beverages around a warm braai, and spending quality time with friends and family.

The Spirit of the South offers truly memorable experiences out at sea for young and old! Whether it’s Anniversaries, Birthday Parties, Engagement Parties, Dinner Cruises, School Outings, Business Meetings, Award Incentives, Christmas Parties, Corporate Team Building, Ash Scattering ,Product Launches or a Fishing Charter we will provide a unique experience for you.

Why Us

Spirit of the South is powered by Twin turbo charged 240 HP engines and her wave-piercing hull can reach speeds of 20 knots.


The Spirit of  the South comes equipped with the following:


Small cash bar

Gas braai


Spacious fly bridge

Cockpit and saloon area

Surround sound

Experience the spirit of elan

Entertainment and Fishing Charters 

Memories that last a lifetime.

Corporate Hospitality

Be remembered for being extraordinary. A private charter onboard the Spirit of the South is the perfect way to treat special clients, colleagues or business associates.

Parties & Special Events

Do something different! Your imagination is the only limitation when you host an event onboard the Spirit of the South. Treat guests to constantly changing scenery.

Fishing Charters

The Spirit of eLan is an executive level fishing charter leaving from Durban’s Wilson’s Wharf.  We specialise in fishing excursions in Durban Bay, out to sea

Logistics Tours

From the comfort of the Spirit of South, guests get to see for themselves how the world’s eighth-busiest port operates. This tour is invaluable for customers

Things end but memories last forever.

We have a Charter for everyone

What our customer say


The Spirit of the South was an amazing experience! I spent Valentine’s Day with a close friend on the boat. We enjoyed the friendly staff and the beautiful night views of Durban. Highly recommended!

Justine Brophy 

We had an awesome afternoon – weather was perfect and my daughter and her friends had an absolute ball. Gary and Morris were very friendly and helpful and everything went according to plan. Thanks very much for all your help – will definitely keep this in mind for future parties.!

Sandra Christie

Great boat, good skipper that showed us a good variety of things in and out of the harbour, it was good fun!

Roy Gent 

Absolutely awesome Fishing Adventure. Truly enjoyed every minute of it- great Captain, entertainment and fantastically prepared cuisine. Well worth the trip

Bevon Butler 

Do you have a question we can answer…

The Spirit of the South has done more than 2000 local charters in the Durban area, with a mixture of fishing and corporate charters both for local, international and local Royalty.

Where does the boat depart from?

Spirit of South departs from the Durban Harbour. The friendly staff will keep you informed every step of the way after your booking.

Must a deposit be made before payment?

Yes, a deposit is required to secure your booking.  Final payment is required before the date of your trip.

Is the trip refundable if you need to cancel it due to unforeseen weather

Is the trip refundable if you need to cancel it due to unforeseen weather

What is the maximum number of people allowed on the boat?

20 people in total which includes the crew. Our Skipper, Gary Stewart has been sailing for 28 years.

Can we bring our own food and alcohol?

Yes you can or we can arrange food and alcohol for you, please let us know at least 48 hours prior to your booking.  

Adventures of that last a lifetime

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