Mothers day south africa

Mothers Day South Africa

Mothers Day South Africa – pretty much like mothers day anywhere else hey?  Except not really because we LOVE our country and its moms.

I am dedicating this post to my mom. Of course, she is the BEST mom in the world!!!

What do you think of when someone says the word, mom? For me, it’s a kaleidoscope of memories and things …. from delicious brownies to lazy Saturday morning scrambled eggs done only the way your mom can.

Mothers day is one that just seems to sneak up on us all –  BUT every time I have made an effort to do something special for my mom on Mother’s day I have been richly rewarded with memories I will cherish forever. I think life is just too rushed and trying to fit everything in can be daunting.

Mothers Day South Africa – in fact, Mothers Day South Africa in Covid-19 – now that is a different Mothers day for sure. Masks and all.

In South Africa we have to wear masks in public areas at all times (except when eating or drinking) what about you? What are the rules in our country regarding masks, mother’s day outings that are permitted? Drop us a comment below we would love to hear from you.

Mothers Day South Africa – what day is it officially?

Mothers Day falls on 9th May in 2021 in South Africa. Mother’s Day is not a public holiday here in SA.

Did you Know? Mothers day is an annual event but is held at different dates in the calendar, depending on the country …


Mothers Day South Africa | Dates to plan ahead

… and some to look back on

20168 May
201714 May
201813 May
201912 May
202010 May
20219 May
20228 May
202314 May

Why is Mother’s Day different in different countries?

Just as the dates of Lent change each year, so does the date of Mothers Day also knows as Mothering Sunday.

Where did it all Start? Mothers Day and Mothering Sunday?

Mothering Sunday has been celebrated since with 16th century in Ireland and the UK. It is observed on the fourth Sunday in Lent.

Who Started Mothers Day?

Anna Jarvis of Philadelphia, whose mother had organized women’s groups to promote friendship and health, originated Mother’s Day. On May 12, 1907, she held a memorial service at her late mother’s church in Grafton, West Virginia. Within five years virtually every state was observing the day, and in 1914 U.S. Pres.


At Zulumoon Gondolas we offer Luxury Boat Rides on the Durban Point Waterfront Canal.

Unique and memorable they are a great way to spoil your mom on Mothers day. Yes a little Venice right here in Durban South Africa.

The Waterfront is beautiful and scenic – you can put your feet up and relax. Take some time out with your special mom and chat during the magical ride. With beautiful bridges, landscape and an awesome fish life the canal offers an array of beautiful sights and sounds. Dont forget your camera and to snap some video and pics. We would love to see them so please don’t be shy to share them with us on our socials.


    With a selection of rides to choose from you can wow your mom and make a memory together. Click below for online pricing, availability and bookings.

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