Clifton is a private school in Durban dating from 1924, which has a strong water polo tradition - the school is consistently ranked in the top in the country. Their water polo pool was built in 2006. The Clifton Prep school, located near Maritzburg, also has a pool.  

The Clifton College Swimming Team enjoyed a convincing victory when flew their school flag high at the Independent Schools’ Gala hosted by Kearsney on Wednesday afternoon the 6th for February 2013, with Hilton, Kearsney and St. Charles trailing behindClifton College has now become one of the leading Aquatics Schools in South Africa and their successes in the Water-Polo pool are in no small measure due to the growing crop of outstanding swimmers they possess.