9th Avenue Bistro, Durban

  • Food & WineKwaZulu-Natal
The multiple award-winning 9th Avenue Bistro in Durban certainly lives up to its name, offering its faithful clientele the finest of bistro fare. Modern criteria…
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African ancestors and Amadlozi

  • Culture & HistoryKwaZulu-Natal
The AmaZulu, meaning ‘people of heaven’, are the largest ethnic group in South Africa and Zulu culture draws on a strong heritage of pre-Christian traditions…
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Alan Paton

  • ArtsPeopleKwaZulu-Natal
The opening lines of the South African novel, Cry, the Beloved Country, are among the most famous words ever penned by a South African author.…
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Albert Luthuli

  • Culture & HistoryPeopleKwaZulu-Natal
The fight against the apartheid regime produced many heroes and claimed many lives. Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli was one such humanitarian hero who devoted his…
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Aliwal Shoal, KwaZulu-Natal

  • AdventureResponsible TourismWildlife & NatureKwaZulu-Natal
Ask a local diver what his or her favourite marine protected area is, and the answer is very likely to be Aliwal Shoal. The Aliwal…
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Amphitheatre Heritage Trail, KwaZulu-Natal

  • AdventureRoutes & TrailsWildlife & NatureKwaZulu-Natal
While guided tours and porters now make it possible for those of average fitness to tackle the Amphitheatre Heritage Trail, you’ll still need plenty of…
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Ardmore Ceramic Art Studio, KwaZulu-Natal

  • ArtsKwaZulu-Natal
Ardmore Ceramic Art Studio produces functional and decorative art inspired by Zulu folklore and the rich colours of this South African culture. Originally started on…
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Golfing on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast

  • Leisure & LifestyleSportKwaZulu-Natal
The seaside town of Amanzimtoti, about half-an-hour’s drive from Durban, is home to the Amanzimtoti Country Club. Located in a conservancy populated by numerous coastal…
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Indigo Skate Camp

  • AdventureSportKwaZulu-Natal
World-class skateboarders such as Tony Hawk have taken the time to coach children at the Indigo Skate Camp in the Valley of a Thousand Hills,…
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Sakabula Golf Club, KwaZulu-Natal

  • SportKwaZulu-Natal
A visit to Sakabula Golf Club near Howick in the Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal offers way more than 18 holes of great golf. Set on the…
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South African style Indian eats

  • Culture & HistoryFood & WineKwaZulu-Natal
South African Indian diaspora cuisine is deliciously distinct from that found in India itself. South Africans of Indian origin are generally descended either from South…
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Surfing in KwaZulu-Natal

  • AdventureSportKwaZulu-Natal
Broadly speaking, the KwaZulu-Natal coastline is divided into three zones: Durban, North Coast and South Coast. Durban, or Surf City, has The Golden Mile of…
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The Dlinza Forest

  • Routes & TrailsWildlife & NatureKwaZulu-Natal
The Dlinza Forest is famous for its tree-top aerial boardwalk, incredible birdlife and vast array of insects. Lying just outside the town of Eshowe, Dlinza…
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uKhahlamba-Drakensberg

  • AdventureFood & WineWildlife & NatureKwaZulu-Natal
South Africa features many mountain ranges, none more impressive than KwaZulu-Natal’s 200km-long uKhahlamba-Drakensberg escarpment. With peaks that exceed 3 000m, the Berg – as it’s…
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The Umhlanga Farmers’ Market

  • Food & WineLeisure & LifestyleKwaZulu-Natal
The Umhlanga Farmers’ Market has two major attractions – regional fresh produce at very reasonable prices, and authentic home-made Indian treats that alone are worth…
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KwaZulu-Natal

  • KwaZulu-Natal
This is the Zulu Kingdom - a heady cultural, historical and natural mix of attractions. The province is known for its particularly good weather (320…
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KwaZulu-Natal highlights

  • KwaZulu-Natal
Fantastic BeachesThe KwaZulu-Natal coastline is known for its exceptional beaches. Whether you are in Durban or heading along the North or South Coasts there are…
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Ice climbing in the Drakensberg

  • AdventureKwaZulu-Natal
South Africa may be known for its warm climate, but the country also offers some icier adventures, like ice climbing. While it is considered an…
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Blood River heritage site

  • Culture & HistoryKwaZulu-Natal
The most interesting feature of the Blood River heritage site near Dundee in KwaZulu-Natal is that it tells the story of the Battle of Blood…
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Boston Bulwer Beat

  • AdventureRoutes & TrailsTownsWildlife & NatureKwaZulu-Natal
The Boston Bulwer Beat encompasses the villages of Boston, Bulwer and upper Dargle, which beckon to travellers from the forested foothills of the Drakensberg Mountains.…
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Brookdale Health Hydro

  • AccommodationLeisure & LifestyleKwaZulu-Natal
Brookdale Health Hydro is based in the picturesque village of Nottingham Road in the scenic KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, just under five hours from Johannesburg and a…
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Cathedral Peak Hotel, KwaZulu-Natal

  • AccommodationWildlife & NatureKwaZulu-Natal
Local and foreign travellers in their 70s will tell you childhood stories about Cathedral Peak Hotel, nestled in the beautiful, jagged Drakensberg range in KwaZulu-Natal.…
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Cycling the Midlands Meander

  • AdventureKwaZulu-Natal
The Midlands Meander cycle routes take riders through countryside that is often likened to England. The area is home to spectacular waterfalls such as the…
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Dick King

  • Culture & HistoryPeopleKwaZulu-Natal
The route of South Africa’s most famous long-distance horse journey would take you through half of the modern-day provinces of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and the Eastern…
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Didima Gorge, Drakensberg

  • Culture & HistoryKwaZulu-Natal
Didima Rock Art site in the Cathedral Peak area of the Drakensberg Mountains, KwaZulu-Natal, has some of the most intriguing and mystical San Bushman rock…
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DumaZulu Cultural Village

  • AccommodationArtsCulture & HistoryKwaZulu-Natal
DumaZulu Cultural Village is a traditional Zulu Village where you can watch beaders at work, learn about the art of basket weaving and see how…
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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

  • AccommodationCulture & HistoryEventsFood & WineLeisure & LifestyleKwaZulu-Natal
Durban is South Africa’s self-styled ‘playground’, where year-round warm weather encourages visitors to make the most of the province’s outdoor lifestyle. Also known as ‘Surf…
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Falaza Spa, Kwa-Zulu Natal

  • AccommodationLeisure & LifestyleKwaZulu-Natal
Neighbouring the World Heritage Site of iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Falaza Game Park and Spa is situated in the midst of a rugged wilderness that combines…
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Gateway Theatre of Shopping

  • AccommodationFood & WineLeisure & LifestyleKwaZulu-Natal
Half an hour north of Durban, in the upmarket suburb of Umhlanga, lies the multi-level mega-shopping and entertainment complex know as the Gateway Theatre of…
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German history in South Africa

  • Culture & HistoryEastern CapeKwaZulu-Natal
Ah, the joys of Oktoberfest! The tasty Bavarian wonders of bratwurst and eisbein, the clink of massive steins of beer, the oompah bands, the lederhosen…
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Gwahumbe Reserve Game & Spa, KwaZulu-Natal

  • AccommodationLeisure & LifestyleWildlife & NatureKwaZulu-Natal
Among the many attractions of the KwaZulu-Natal province is being able to splash in the ocean waves in the morning and savour the tranquillity of…
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Hare Krishna Temple of Understanding

  • Culture & HistoryKwaZulu-Natal
The Hare Krishna Temple of Understanding – the largest Hare Krishna temple in the southern hemisphere – glows like a beacon in the early morning…
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Hibiscus Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

  • AccommodationAdventureCulture & HistoryFood & WineWildlife & NatureKwaZulu-Natal
The Hibiscus Coast, KwaZulu-Natal, is so named for the thousands of beautiful hibiscus shrubs that bloom along this part of the coast. Hibberdene, Port Shepstone,…
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Hiking the Little Berg, KwaZulu-Natal

  • AdventureRoutes & TrailsKwaZulu-Natal
The uKhahlamba/Drakensberg was the first site in South Africa to be recognised as both a Cultural and Natural World Heritage Site. When you go hiking…
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Hlatikulu Crane & Wetland Sanctuary, KwaZulu-Natal

  • ArtsCulture & HistoryWildlife & NatureKwaZulu-Natal
South Africa is home to three crane species, all of which are managed through a dedicated breeding programme at the Hlatikulu Crane & Wetland Sanctuary.…
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Howick Falls, KwaZulu-Natal

  • Wildlife & NatureKwaZulu-Natal
Just 24km from Pietermaritzburg, in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, Howick Falls drops in spectacular fashion to a turbulent pool believed to have mystical…
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Impilo Beauty Spa

  • Leisure & LifestyleKwaZulu-Natal
Impilo Beauty Spa occupies an entire floor of the five-star Hotel Izulu, which is a Relais & Chateaux property. The hotel is located in Ballito,…
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International Convention Centre Durban

  • EventsKwaZulu-Natal
The International Convention Centre Durban (ICC Durban) in KwaZulu-Natal is one of the most advanced conference facilities in the world and the largest in Africa.…
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Isandlwana on horseback

  • AdventureCulture & HistoryKwaZulu-Natal
Isandlwana on horseback is a moving, if not fascinating, experience. Riding through the quiet grasslands, you get a real sense of the fight that ensued…
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Jameson Park, Morningside, Durban

  • Leisure & LifestyleKwaZulu-Natal
Durban’s Jameson Park provides colourful evidence in support of the oft-asked question: Do roses really flourish in a humid, sub-tropical climate? Formerly a fruit plantation,…
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Karkloof Spa, Wellness & Wildlife Retreat

  • Leisure & LifestyleKwaZulu-Natal
Karkloof Spa,Wellness & Wildlife Retreat prides itself on being arguably the largest and most exclusive destination spa in Africa. It’s certainly different from most other…
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Kitesurfing

  • AdventureSportEastern CapeKwaZulu-NatalWestern Cape
Kitesurfing in South Africa is concentrated around the coastal areas, stretching from Cape Town, going up to Port Elizabeth and Durban. Surfers go where the…
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KwaMashu Performance Arts

  • ArtsCulture & HistoryResponsible TourismKwaZulu-Natal
KwaMashu township is most notable for its lively and indigenous performance arts scene. Although the community has numerous socio-economic challenges – high incidence of violence,…
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KwaZulu-Natal food terroir

  • KwaZulu-Natal
The food terroir of KwaZulu-Natal reflects the subtropical bounty of land and sea with yields of sugar cane, citrus, bananas, mangoes, and other tropical fruit;…
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KwaZulu-Natal incentives

  • KwaZulu-Natal
KwaZulu-Natal is is known for its particularly good weather (320 days of sunshine per year) and combines a long coastline with rolling midlands and incredible…
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KwaZulu-Natal Literary Tourism Route

  • ArtsCulture & HistoryRoutes & TrailsKwaZulu-Natal
The KwaZulu-Natal Literary Tourism Route is at the cutting edge of an exciting form of travel, where you follow the lives of the famous writers…
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KwaZulu-Natal Midlands

  • Culture & HistoryLeisure & LifestyleRoutes & TrailsTownsKwaZulu-Natal
The KwaZulu-Natal Midlands is located between the magnificent Drakensberg mountains, KwaZulu-Natal’s game reserves and the eThekwini-Durban metropolitan area. The largest urban presence is Pietermaritzburg, a…
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KwaZulu-Natal Museum

  • Culture & HistoryKwaZulu-Natal
The KwaZulu-Natal Museum is one of South Africa’s oldest major regional museums which was first opened to the public in November 1904. The museum is…
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KwaZulu-Natal wine

  • Food & WineKwaZulu-Natal
KwaZulu-Natal wines are proof that perseverance can triumph over adversity. KwaZulu-Natal’s first experimental vines, planted at various locations in the province, failed dismally. Severe weather,…
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KwaZulu-Natal Zululand

  • Culture & HistoryRoutes & TrailsWildlife & NatureKwaZulu-Natal
The Zululand region of KwaZulu-Natal extends from the Dolphin Coast at the Thukela River mouth to Richards Bay in the north and inland to Paulpietersburg.…
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