In the 'hood, Vryheid as a destination

Fundamentally a coal mining and beef farming town, Vryheid - from the Afrikaans word for Ďfreedomí - lies roughly 70 kilometres north east of Dundee in Zululand. Vryheid also lies close to the site of one of the more infamous battles of the Battlefields Route, the battle of Blood River, fought on the river of the same name in 1838 when the Boers confronted the Zulus under Dingaan. The town of ... cont.

136 BreŽ Street, Vryheid, Battlefields, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Villa Prince Imperial

From Johannesburg International
As you leave the airport, take the R24 towards Johannesburg. After a few kilometers, the motorway will split in two. Take the branch going to Bloemfontein and Durban (N3). Further on, the highway split again in two: Take the branch going to Durban (N3). Carry on for +/- 60 kilometers. Exit the highway towards Balfour (R23). You will arrive in Standerton. Follow the signs saying Volksrust or Natal. In Volksrust, take the direction of Newcastle (N11). Sixteen kilometers before Newcastle, turn left for Utrecht and Vryheid (R34). Carry on past Utrecht. After 43 kilometers, turn left in the direction of Vryheid (R33). You enter Vryheid by Church Street. Our brown sign is at the corner of Deputasie, Deputation in English, and Kerk, Church in English. Turn left and carry on for +/- 900 meters up to BreŽ Street. Turn left into BreŽ and carry on for 150 meters until you see our establishment on the left side of the road. It is signposted. It is a four hour drive.

From Durban
Follow Oos Street, West Street in English, until you reach the junction with Kerk. You will see a big Kia garage. Turn left into Kerk Street. Carry on for 1 kilometer until you see the BP garage on your right. Turn right into Deputasie. Carry on straight for +/- 900 meters up to BreŽ Street. Turn left into BreŽ Street and carry on for 150 meters until you see our establishment on the left side of the road. It is signposted. It is a three hour drive.

Amenities in the area

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  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Bus Line (1 km)
  • Business Services (1 km)
  • Car Hire (1 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (1 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Internet Cafť (1 km)
  • Laundromat (1 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (1 km)
  • Shopping Mall (1 km)
  • Airport (2 km)


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  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
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  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Horse riding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)

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