Estcourt Tourism - Estcourt, Midlands, Pietermaritzburg

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Estcourt Tourism

Estcourt, Midlands, Pietermaritzburg - Things to do

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Estcourt is ideally situated with easy access to various towns, which also make up the well known tourist attractions, namely the Drakensberg Region, The Midlands Meander, Ladysmith, Weenen, Colenso which also form part of the world renowned Berg, Bush and Battlefields Route. The new Drakensberg Route which was recently launched, incorporates the uMtshezi area.

Estcourt is also the start of the Kwa-Zulu Natal Battlefields Route and played an important role During the South African war of 1899.

Estcourt may be said to bear, at least in its origins, some comparison with the ancient city of Rome, for it began at a fort or drift where a modest inn and Trading Store was set up by the first inhabitant Clem Heeley, in 1847.

Accommodation near Estcourt, Midlands, Pietermaritzburg

EVERGLADES COUNTRY HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTRE The High Point in the Midlands The Everglades country Hotel is situated beneath the imposing Inhlosane Mountain in the beautiful Dargle Valley on the Midlands Meander. A great family getaway with numerous facilities, such as a Wellness Centre, tennis court, sparkling swimming pool, volley ball, kiddies play area, bowls, gym and hikes up the mountain. Everglades ...

Things to do near Estcourt, Midlands, Pietermaritzburg

Balgowan Tourism - Balgowan, Tourism Information

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Balgowan is situated in the central portion of the Midlands Meander between Nottingham Road and Lidgetton. Balgowan has extended its orginal geographical location from a romantic old trading store and a train station where the local timber is picked up to surrounding farms in the Midlands. The area Balgowan begins somewhere between Nottingham Road and Lidgetton on the Midlands Meander's R103 ...

Bulwer Tourism - Bulwer, Tourism Information

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Bulwer is a picturesque village that is towered over by the mighty Magwaqa Mountain, which means "frowning one" in Zulu. Bulwer is the centre of a large forestry industry, with the tourism industry a close second. The slopes of the Magwaqa Mountain are rated as one of the best paragliding and hang-gliding sites in South Africa. Wild Sky Adventures, offers para-gliding, while Ride the Wind - ...

Dargle Tourism - Dargle, Tourism Information

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Dargle is a beautiful valley, carefully nurtured and protected by the residents, it comprises a farmland charm and wilderness flavour. Amidst the beauty of the area the people here have warm hearts and a tenderness similar to the natural flora. Dargle provides a perfect natural retreat in wide open spaces. The Dargle Singisi Plantation and picnic site, although beautiful represents mans influence ...

Estcourt Tourism - Estcourt, Tourism Information

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Estcourt is ideally situated with easy access to various towns, which also make up the well known tourist attractions, namely the Drakensberg Region, The Midlands Meander, Ladysmith, Weenen, Colenso which also form part of the world renowned Berg, Bush and Battlefields Route. The new Drakensberg Route which was recently launched, incorporates the uMtshezi area. Estcourt is also the start of ...

Greytown Tourism - Greytown, Tourism Information

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The Museum is situated in Scott Street between Durban and Voortrekker Streets in a building erected by Dr Birtwell in 1879 and sold to the Colonial Government as "The Residency" or "Drostdy" for the local magistrate. It remained as such until 1971 when the then Magistrate found it unacceptable and persuaded the authorities to build a new residence on adjoining land. The then Borough Council acquired ...

Howick Tourism - Howick, Tourism Information

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Welcome to the fascinating South African and KwaZulu-Natal Midlands town of Howick. Howick is in the heart of the uMngeni Municipal region and hub of the Midlands. It is known as the place of many waterfalls for it is here that the uMngeni River and its tributaries tumble down gorges and over precipices on a journey to the Indian Ocean, some 95 km to the east. Some of the key villages found in the ...

Lidgetton Tourism - Lidgetton, Tourism Information

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Lidgetton is a very small trading post that today has a cafe and post office. A township has formed around Lidgetton and boasts an artist community. Places of interest around Lidgetton * Culamoya Chimes - beautiful wind chimes * Peter's Gate - herbs grown in the Midlands * Miguel's Handmade Leather Crafts * Decadence ...

Pietermaritzburg Tourism - Pietermaritzburg, Tourism Information

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Pietermaritzburg is a vibrant African city set in the breathtakingly beautiful KwaZulu-Natal Midlands that caters for your every holiday whim and desire. With so much to offer, Pietermaritzburg is definitely the City Of Choice. Pietermaritzburg, set amidst forested hills and the rolling countryside of the Natal-Midlands, is one of the best-preserved Victorian cities in the world. The city is the administrative ...

Wartburg Tourism - Wartburg, Tourism Information

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Wartburg is a 'little piece of Germany' and is surrounded by hamlets of definitive origin - Harburg, Kirchdorf, New Hanover, Lillienthal, Schroeders and Hermannsburg. Wartburg itself is named after the castle in Eisenach where Dr Martin Luther translated the bible into German...and the village crest also depicts the immigrants' arrival by sailing ship, the Luther Rose and the call to 'pray ...

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Estcourt Tourism

GPS Co-Ordinates: 29° 52' 32.2" E / 29° 0' 19" S

By Car / Driving

Directions to Estcourt Tourism in Estcourt, Midlands, Pietermaritzburg

Departing: King Shaka International Airport
Address: M65, La Mercy 4405, South Africa
Distance: 0.1 km / Duration: 2 hours 2 mins
1.Head southeast1.3 km
2.Take the 1st left onto Mdloti St
Toll road
1.7 km
3.Continue onto M65
Toll road
0.7 km
4.Keep right at the fork and merge onto N2
Partial toll road
28.9 km
5.At the interchange 165-E B Cloete, keep left and follow signs for N3 toward Pietermaritzburg/Johannesburg1.6 km
6.Turn left onto N3
Partial toll road
157 km
7.Take exit 168 toward Estcourt0.6 km
8.Turn right toward N61.7 km
9.Continue straight onto N60.4 km
10.Continue onto R1035.3 km
11.Turn right onto Alexandra St0.1 km

Nearest Airport

King Shaka International Airport - Durban

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In May 2010 King Shaka International Airport was opened and is three times bigger than the original Durban International Airport.

The airport has been named after the great warrior and 19th century ruler, Zulu King Shaka. This international airport is the third busiest airport in South Africa with around 7 million passengers. It is 35 kilometres away from the centre of Durban.

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Nearby Towns

Things to do near Estcourt, Midlands, Pietermaritzburg

TOWN, REGION DURATION DISTANCE
Estcourt, Midlands, Pietermaritzburg » Current Current
Balgowan, Midlands, Pietermaritzburg » 42 mins 56.7 km
Lidgetton, Midlands, Pietermaritzburg » 51 mins 65.5 km
Dargle, Midlands, Pietermaritzburg » 55 mins 72.1 km
Howick, Midlands, Pietermaritzburg » 49 mins 73.1 km
Pietermaritzburg, Midlands, Pietermaritzburg » 1 hour 3 mins 93.0 km
Greytown, Midlands, Pietermaritzburg » 1 hour 25 mins 103 km
Wartburg, Midlands, Pietermaritzburg » 1 hour 25 mins 124 km
Bulwer, Midlands, Pietermaritzburg » 1 hour 43 mins 150 km

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