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.

F61 Falcon Drive, Alverstone, Hillcrest, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Shenindor B&B

From Durban International Airport
Travel north along the N2. At the Spaghetti Junction take the N3 towards Pietermaritzburg. Take the M13 Alternate Route after the Pavilion Shopping Centre. Take Exit 33 Assagay, Shongweni, Hillcrest offramp. Turn right. This will take you onto Kassier Road. Turn left onto R103 Old Main Road at the traffic lights. Continue straight along Old Main Road towards Botha’s Hill & travel for approx 5 kms (past Kearsney College, Dunrobin Nursery & Rob Roy Hotel). Continue for half a kilometer from “ Phezulu Safari Park” then turn left onto a dirt road to Alverstone. Cross the railway line & travel up the hill, approx 1km. At the sharp right hand bend, go left into Falcon Drive & continue for half a km to Shenindor on the left hand side.

From Johannesburg
Take the N3 east towards Durban. After Cato Ridge take Exit 33 Assagay, Shongweni, Hillcrest offramp. Turn left, This will take you onto Kassier Road. Turn left onto R103 Old Main Road at the traffic lights. Continue straight along Old Main Road towards Botha’s Hill & travel for approx 5 kms (past Kearsney College, Dunrobin Nursery & Rob Roy Hotel). Continue for half a kilometer from “ Phezulu Safari Park” then turn left onto a dirt road to Alverstone. Cross the railway line & travel up the hill, approx 1km. At the sharp right hand bend, go left into Falcon Drive & continue for half a km to Shenindor on the left hand side.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (3 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (4 km)
  • Grocery Store (4 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (4 km)
  • Business Services (8 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (8 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (8 km)
  • Internet Café (8 km)
  • Laundromat (8 km)
  • Post Office (8 km)
  • Shopping Mall (8 km)
  • Airport (45 km)

Activities

  • 4x4 trails
  • Abseiling
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Canopy tours
  • Children's entertainment
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Driving range
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Hang- / paragliding
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Microlight flights
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Sky diving
  • Swimming
  • Theatre (performing arts)
  • Waterskiing

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