In the 'hood, Pietermaritzburg as a destination

Set in the heart of the Natal Midlands in KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg is a city of charm and dignity, at its loveliest in spring when masses of azaleas burst into bloom. When the first Voortrekkers arrived in 1837, they found a tranquil countryside graced by forests, hills and valleys. They settled on a fertile tract of land beside the Umsindusi River and named it after two of their ... cont.

Otto's Bluff Road, Pietermaritzburg, 3200, Natal Midlands, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Kwela Lodge

From the N3 Highway towards Pietermaritzburg:
Take the offramp 81 (Greytown / Church Street), and turn onto the R33 (Old Greytown / Chota Motala Road), towards Northdale / Greytown (left from Johannesburg and right from Durban). Pass the first robot (traffic lights), and just before the second robot (traffic lights), and Northway Shopping Mall / SPAR turn left into Otto's Bluff Road (there is also a sign for "Karkloof Spa" - same direction). After a few meters you will drive under a railway bridge. Stay on this road for 12km's. After 9km's on tar (pass Woodlands and Claridge), you'll reach Longstead Farm. A further 3km's on gravel and you will see our entrance gate and signs "Kwela Lodge" and "Amble No. 1" on the right side.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (10 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (12 km)
  • Grocery Store (12 km)
  • Post Office (12 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (15 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (15 km)
  • Internet Caf (15 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (15 km)
  • Shopping Mall (15 km)
  • Train Station (15 km)
  • Airport (25 km)
  • Car Hire (25 km)


  • Bird watching
  • Farm activities
  • Swimming

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