In the 'hood, Hillcrest as a destination

Literally on a hill on a crest someway above Durban, Hillcrest was once a little hamlet that bordered on the Valley of a Thousand Hills, surrounded by green pastures and farmland. It was a retreat away from the hub of the city, somewhere one could escape to cooler air and guaranteed peace and quiet. And then the property boom occurred, and Hillcrest was jolted out of its former drowsy ... cont.

20 Nqutu Road, Hillcrest, 3610, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Brackens Guest House

From Durban
Travelling from Durban on the N3 towards Pietermaritzburg, take the first turn-off towards Shongweni/Assagay after passing through the Marianhill Toll plaza and turn right onto Kassier Road over the N3.

From Pietermaritzburg
Travelling from Pietermaritzburg on the N3 towards Durban, take the turn-off towards Shongweni/Assagay and turn left onto Kassier Road. Travel 3.5 km along Kassier Road to the T-junction and turn right at the traffic lights onto Old Main Road. Travel to the next traffic lights and turn left onto Nqutu Road. The Brackens is 650 m further along on the right-hand side - the first driveway after Garden Road.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (0.7 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (0.7 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (0.7 km)
  • Laundromat (0.7 km)
  • Post Office (0.7 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (0.7 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Internet Caf (1 km)
  • Shopping Mall (1 km)
  • Airport (40 km)

Activities

  • Abseiling
  • Bird watching
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Driving range
  • Fishing
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Theatre (performing arts)

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