ACTIVITIES IN THE AREA

0 - 50km Away

African Birds of Prey
Situated on 60 hectares of scenic valley bushveld, within easy access of both Durban and Pietermaritzburg, the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary is safe-haven to the widest selection of indigenous raptors in southern Africa.
Virginia Trails Eston
The 80km of farm trails with about 8km of single track, incorporates all that a mountain biker and hiker enthusiast demands. A magnificent setting surrounded by beautiful scenery, undulating and flowing track, which we hope will be a pleasure for you to ride and walk.

50 - 70km Away

PheZulu Crocodile & Snake Park
PheZulu Crocodile & Snake Park is an exciting tourist venue, situated in Botha’s Hill. This picturesque park has magnificent views of the world-famous Valley of a 1000 Hills.
 Shongweni Farmer’s Market
A meeting place for people who love to socialise while shopping for their weekly special treats and meeting friends for a great breakfast.
 Hillcrest Heritage Market
The Heritage Market is your shopping destination of choice. We have 100 stores to choose from, and a flourishing nightlife with our Heritage Theatre and over 14 fabulous restaurants to choose from.
 Valley of a Thousand Hills
The Valley of 1000 Hills offers so much to do for visitors; hiking, camping, train rides, horseriding, farmer’s market, sporting events and many other options.

70 - 100km Away

Midmar Dam
Enjoy neat facilities and peaceful nature reserve accommodation at Midmar Dam which is just a short drive from Howick and the start of the Midlands Meander.
Mandela Capture Monument
The Nelson Mandela Capture Site is a must-see for anyone travelling along the Midlands Meander. It was here that Mandela was waved down by the police on a quiet country road when posing as a chauffeur and arrested on 5 August 1962 after years on the run.
Durban Beaches
Located on the east coast of South Africa, Durban is famous for its golden beaches and warm waters.
Moses Mabhida Stadium
The Moses Mabhida Stadium offers a variety of experiences and attractions for fun–seeking families, couples looking for a bit of romance or corporate team-building.
Albert Falls Dam
Albert Falls Dam is rated as one of the best bass fishing dams in the world. The area around the Albert Falls Dam is filled with secluded nature trails which form part of the Albert Falls Nature Reserve.
Karkloof Mountain Bike Trails
Sappi’s wide-spread plantations, coupled with the vision and dedication of passionate local mountain biking enthusiasts has resulted in a world-class trail network which is now accessible year round to recreational riders.
Midlands Meander
The Midlands Meander is a collection of arranged routes that offer visitors hospitality in truly beautiful surroundings, outstanding accommodation, conference and wedding facilities, fascinating local events, fabulous cuisine and restaurants, revitalising outdoor activities and over-the-top adventure sports, historic landmarks, wildlife conservation, and best of all “shop-till-you-drop” unique arts and crafts.
Karkloof Canopy Tour
Karkloof Canopy Tours offers an unequalled experience to foefie-slide in the indigenous Karkloof forest.
Umgeni Bird Park
The Umgeni River Bird Park is situated in an old quarry site and houses an ever-increasing collection of more than 800 birds from 200 species.
uShaka Marine World
South Africa’s most loved marine theme park. Offers a world of water rides, oceanarium, dolphin, seal & penguin shows, shopping, beach activities and lots more.

90 - 110km Away

Natal Sharks Board
KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board Maritime Centre of Excellence (KZNSB) is mandated to be a global leader in bather protection against shark while minimising environmental impact, thus promoting tourism.
Gateway Theatre of Shopping
Voted best shopping centre in the Daily News Your Choice awards (2014 & 2015), Gateway Theatre of Shopping is the ultimate fashion, entertainment and dining destination. With over 400 stores, 70 eateries and a host of exciting entertainment, visitors are spoilt for choice!

100 - 200km Away

Wild Coast Casino
The Wild Coast Sun Resort is one of Southern Africa’s oldest and most popular casinos. Located just 5 km south of Port Edward the casino easy driving distance from many of the South Coast’s beach resorts.
Drakensburg Mountains
Voted best shopping centre in the Daily News Your Choice awards (2014 & 2015), Gateway Theatre of Shopping is the ultimate fashion, entertainment and dining destination. With over 400 stores, 70 eateries and a host of exciting entertainment, visitors are spoilt for choice!