The Cutting (popularly known as Cuttings) is a backline reef which lies north and south of the Umlazi Canal and popular fishing / view point in Merebank. This is a popular spot for garrick, snoek, salmon, brusher. There is a pipe outlet off here in 18m which attracts a large shoal of bait fish and is a good spot for gamefish.
Directions from Marine Drive which changes into Travancore Drive. Follow this round to Tanjore Drive which runs alongside the canal. Follow this road to the car park at the end.