96 Things To Do in Natal Midlands

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Nottingham Road Cafés & Eateries / Farm Stalls & Markets / Bistros & Pubs

Linga Lapa

Linga Lapa is a farm stall with a difference. Instead of the small, quaint and rustic getaway in the middle of nowhere that some have come to know, this is a veritable emporium. In fact, it even has its own coffee ... more

Open 7 days a week, from 08h30 to 17h00.
The restaurant is open every Friday night from 18h00 to 23h00.
(Booking is essential)

Boston Horse Riding / Sports & Leisure

Stormy Hill Horse Trails

At the very lip of the Drakensberg Escarpment, boasting some of the most breath-taking vistas in KwaZulu-Natal, visitors get to indulge in some very special time with the local horses and hounds. This South African ... more

Booking is essential and a maximum of four riders at one time makes the experience intimate and comfortable.

Bulwer Scenic Flights / Sports & Leisure

Bulwer Hang Gliding School

In the heart of the Natal Midlands of South Africa is the breath-taking Southern Drakensberg Mountain Range; where crisp, clear air and irresistible sunshine combine to create a setting of utter tranquillity and ... more

Booking is essential.

Dargle Family Entertainment


The KwaZulu-Natal Province is a particularly beautiful one in South Africa, and there are many ways in which to get the most out of your time exploring its landscapes. In Dargle, which is a magnificent part of the ... more

Booking is essential.

Greytown Museums

Greytown Museum

The little hub of Greytown is situated in the picturesque South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. It is situated on the banks of the gorgeous Umvoti River and is known for its ample production of timber, which is ... more

Monday to Friday from 8h30 to 16h00.
First Sunday of every month from 10h00 to 16h00.

Balgowan Farm Stalls & Markets / Malls & Shopping

Swissland Cheese

The natural splendour of the Natal Midlands is combined with the enticing allure of Switzerland on the Swissland Cheese Farm. Situated in Balgowan, KwaZulu-Natal, Swissland is all about fantastic cheeses made with ... more

Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays and public holidays and school holidays from 09h00 to 16h30.
Closed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Christmas and New Years day.

Boston Horse Riding

In the Company of Horses

In the Company of Horses offers a variety of horse riding, adventure and training experiences in the foothills of the Drakensberg Mountains in Kwazulu Natal. We are based at and operate from a farm near Boston ... more

Booking is required.

Boston Cafés & Eateries / Cafés & Coffee Shops

Picklepot Cafe

Picklepot Cafe is the tranquil "middle of nowhere" destination that travel-weary drivers look for around each corner whilst traveling the R617 between Howick and Bulwer. The legendary scones and cream, sublime ... more

Thursday to Monday from 08h00 to 16h00.
(Closed on Wednesday)

Karkloof Cycling / Sports & Leisure

Karkloof MTB Trails

Where: Karkloof area, near Howick Level: easy to extremely difficult Type of route: varied Best: any time of year Regarded in the MTB world as THE best trail riding destination in the country, and the ... more

Daylight hours.

Mid Illovo Cycling / Big Game & Wildlife / Family Entertainment / Sight Seeing / Sports & Leisure

Gwahumbe Day Visitor Activities

The Gwahumbe Reserve is an absolutely stunning retreat in the midst of Mid Illovo, which is conveniently situated just an hour from Durban and 45 minutes from Pietermaritzburg. The reserve is home to an amazing ... more

Booking is required.

Port St Johns Hiking Trails

Pondo-Explore Hiking Trail

Start: Msikaba Finish: Mbotyi or Port St Johns Duration: 3-5 nights; 45-68 km Fitness: the first couple of days the gradient is easy but you need a lot of stamina to manage the distances; days 3 and 4 are the ... more

Booking is essential.

Lions River Wine Tours & Tasting

Highgate Wine Estate

Most people know about Piggly Wiggly Village in the Midlands of KZN. What started off as only a couple of shops – a coffee shop cum deli and a shop full of collectables - expanded over time to become the closest ... more

Lidgetton Horse Riding

Buffelsbosch Equestrian

Meander the Natal Midlands from the comfort of one of the Buffelsbosch Equestrian saddles, atop a well-trained horse that is cooperative and good natured. Buffelsbosch Farm is situated in Lidgetton Valley, making ... more

07h00 to 17h00.

Pietermaritzburg Museums

Macrorie House Museum

Pietermaritzburg is filled with beautiful, old houses but Macrorie House is the only early to mid-Victorian double-storey house open to the public. It is both a national monument and a heritage site. Built ... more

Monday to Friday from 09h00 to 13h00.

Pietermaritzburg Religious / Spiritual / Sight Seeing

Shri Vishnu Temple

At the lower end of Langalibalele (Longmarket) Street, the Vishnu Temple is one of three Hindu temples found fairly close together. It is well over 100 years old and caters for the Hindi-speaking Hindus who follow ... more

Natal Midlands as a destination

If you are considering visiting the Natal Midlands region or have already booked your Natal Midlands accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Natal Midlands, or view the events that are taking place in KwaZulu Natal during your stay, or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

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Balgowan, Baynesfield, Boston, Bulwer, Currys Post, Dargle, Estcourt, Eston, Fort Nottingham, Greytown, Hilton, Howick, Karkloof, Lidgetton, Lions River, Mid Illovo, Mooi River, Nottingham Road, Pietermaritzburg, Richmond, Rosetta, Wartburg

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