In the 'hood, Durban North as a destination

Just 15 minutes north of the city of Durban, on the northern side of the Umgeni River Mouth, is the upmarket area of Durban North and Umhlanga. Most of this beautiful part of the world was once a coastal dune forest system and there are still parts of it preserved in the Mangrove Swamps, and the Umgeni Bird Park bears testimony to the number of birds attracted to the area. Umhlanga has ... cont.

27 Chelsea Drive, Durban North, 4051, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to twentysevenchelsea

from King Shaka International
1. Follow the signs marked Umhlanga Rocks
2. After Umhlanga keep on the M13 to Durban (Leo Boyd Highway)
3. Take the Swapo Avenue (Broadway) / Durban North off ramp
4. Travel past the Engen Service Station and Crusaders Sports Ground – Swapo Avenue
5. Travel up Swapo Avenue (Broadway) past the Methodist Church on your right.
6. Turn left into Chelsea Drive – last road before the traffic lights at the top of Swapo Avenue
7. Twentysevenchelsea is in the dip just past the school – on your right.

from Johannesburg / Pietermaritzburg
1. Follow the N3 directly into Durban
2. Soon you’ll be on Old Fort Road heading towards the beaches
3. At the Durban Exhibition Centre (on your right) and Sahara Kingsmead Cricket Stadium (directly in front on your left) turn left into NMR Avenue.
4. Continue past the soccer, rugby, athletic and swimming stadia and over the Umgeni River bridge
5. The road now becomes Northway – follow it over a second bridge and past the next set of traffic lights
6. Turn right into Cavendish Road – second road to the right after the traffic lights
7. You will then reach Chelsea Drive – turn right, twentysevenchelsea is in the dip just past the school.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Bus Line (1 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (1 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (4 km)
  • Laundromat (4 km)
  • Car Hire (8 km)
  • Shopping Mall (10 km)
  • Airport (30 km)


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  • Canopy tours
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  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Driving range
  • Fishing
  • Health spa / massage
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  • Sky diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind surfing

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