KwaZulu-Natal Towns


Travel guide information on things to do, see and experience in KwaZulu-Natal towns in South Africa.
  • One of the more popular of the North Coast resorts.

    Ballito

    One of the more popular of the North Coast resorts, this lovely town has wonderful beaches and every facility any visitor could wish for. Willard Beach is a blue flag beach

  • In times gone by, it was the colonial capital of Zululand.

    Eshowe

    Eshowe, known as 'A City Set on a Hill', is situated close to the capitals of the old Zulu kingdoms. In times gone by, it was the colonial capital of Zululand, and it is steeped in Zulu

  • Giant's Castle was originally proclaimed a protected area in 1904.

    Giants Castle

    Giant's Castle was originally proclaimed a protected area in 1904 and the peak that gave the region its name is one of the most recognisable. With more than 5000 San Paintings

  • Harrismith is a reasonably sized town.

    Harrismith

    Harrismith is a reasonably sized town situated about halfway between Johannesburg and Durban on the N3. Most people only know it as a convenient refuelling stop for both

  • These 2 towns are in the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg.

    Himeville and Underberg

    These 2 towns in the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg are so close together they are virtually the same place but don't ever let a resident of either hear you say that

  • These 2 towns are in the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg.

    Kokstad

    Kokstad is a town in the Sisonke District of KwaZulu-Natal. The town is built on the outer slopes of the Drakensberg and is 1,302m above the sea level. Kokstad is a centre for cheese

  • Durban is the North Coast or Dolphin Coast.

    KwaZulu-Natal

    With the warm, coral-fringed Indian Ocean lapping at its eastern border and the mighty Drakensberg mountain guarding its western flank, KwaZulu-Natal seems to have it all

  • Ladysmith is on the banks of the Klip River in KwaZulu-Natal.

    Ladysmith

    This town leapt to international prominence in the late 19th century when it was besieged by the Boers so it's not surprising that most of the cultural attractions are somewhat bellicose and relate

  • Margate is a very popular family holiday destination.

    Margate

    Margate is a very popular family holiday destination so it has all the expected fast-food joints, restaurants, pubs and well developed beaches. In fact, Margate's Main Beach is one of our blue flag

  • Margate is a very popular family holiday destination.

    Newcastle

    Newcastle is KwaZulu-Natal's fourth oldest town and was named after the British Colonial Secretary. The town played a role in South African history. Today, steel furnaces dominate the town

  • Pietermaritzburg is the capital of KwaZulu-Natal Province.

    Pietermaritzburg

    Pietermaritzburg is the capital of KwaZulu-Natal Province in South Africa. Situated in a hollow surrounded by hills, Pietermaritzburg is just short of 100 kilometres (62 miles) from Durban

  • Port Edward is ideal for anyone needing some rest and relaxation.

    Port Edward

    Situated at the mouth of the Umtamvuna River, it is best known for its excellent golf course and a local casino resort. More interesting, though, is the community-run horse, hiking and canoeing trail

  • Port Edward is ideal for anyone needing some rest and relaxation.

    Richards Bay

    Richards Bay is the closest sea destination from Johannesburg, offering wonderful warm weather all year round, it really is one of the ideal holiday paradises. The Richards bay coastline

  • Port Edward is ideal for anyone needing some rest and relaxation.

    St Lucia Estuary

    The village of St Lucia Estaury, is a busy little centre that is packed with shops and places to stay. In 1897, the area was designated a Game Reserve

  • Ulundi was at one time the capital of Zululand in South Africa.

    Ulundi

    Ulundi is a small town in the heart of Zululand, near the Emakhosini, the Valley of the Kings, which is the traditional burial ground of Zulu kings

  • Ulundi was at one time the capital of Zululand in South Africa.

    Underberg

    The town of Underberg is so named because of its location beneath the Southern Drakensberg Mountains. The town boasts 3 golf courses and numerous rivers for fly fishing

  • Winterton is a small town situated on the banks of the Tugela River.

    Winterton

    Winterton is a small town situated on the banks of the Tugela River in the beautiful foothills of the Drakensberg mountains, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa