The hutted camp offers accommodation in chalets for 120 visitors. The chalets are self- contained, vary in size, and offer accommodation for two to six people. All units are self-catering. The secluded Giant’s Rock lodge offers mini conference facilities for up to 20 persons, and wedding venue for up to 50 people. There is a vulture hide which is open year round and it takes only six people. Advanced bookings are essential. We have trout fishing, which only allows fly fishing tackle. We have main caves which are one hour walk from the camp, a guide is in attendance and tours start on the hour from 09.00 to 15.00 from the main cave’s gate. No more than 20 visitors will be allowed at a time in the caves and museum. A shady picnic site is situated close to Giant’s hutted camp and offers all the usual amenities. There is a number of self-guided walks in the reserve.
Karkloof Safari Villas is an extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime five star destination, made up of vast spaces & intimate exclusivity. Boasting 16 ultra-luxurious private villas in the tranquil Kwa-Zulu Natal countryside, Karkloof is surrounded by magnificent terrain, abundant in wildlife, & ideal for those in search of effortless luxury, solitude and jaw-dropping scenery.
Shayse Disabled Crafts is a co-operative group of disabled basket weavers. Their work can be viewed at the Midlands Meander Association Information Centre & Gallery at based at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site. Shiyase Disabled Crafts is Funded by the N3TC emerging Artist & crafter Programme.
Khanya Themba is a co-operative group seeking to uplift jobless women by employing them to produce bags, mats, baskets blankets & toys out of recycled plastic bags. Their work can be viewed at the Midlands Meander Association Information Centre & Gallery at based at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site. Khanya Temba is Funded by the N3TC emerging Artist & crafter Programme.
Themba Creations is a community-based initiative supporting women in Mooi River who are grass mat makers, seamstresses & crocheters. Thier work can be viewed at the Midlands Meander Association Information Centre and Gallery at based at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site. Themba Creations is Funded by the N3TC emerging Artist & crafter Programme.
By appointment only. A working pottery, producing garden & tableware. Handmade using centuries-old techniques set in the idyllic country village of Fort Nottingham. The pottery courtyard, potager & little summerhouse is open on select weekends throughout the year. Mick Haigh started making pottery in 1998, working mostly in tableware production, he now turns his attention to garden urns, which is a culmination of skill, knowledge and a love of all things botanical. Having lived and worked in the small rural hamlet of Fort Nottingham Kwa-Zulu Natal since 2005, Mick has now developed a clay with which to build and fire garden scale pots. These fine urns are available to order from this website and are available to view and purchase at the family restaurant Cafe Bloom in Nottingham Road Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands.
Bosch Hoek Lodge offers 12 Luxury appointed rooms set in a tranquil setting surrounded by diverse shrubbery and trees as well as inquisitive Vervet Monkeys, Grey Crowned Cranes, Bush Buck and Reed Buck. Enjoy Breakfast warming up in the sun while enjoying views of the surrounding wildlife.
Nguni & Aloe @ Linga Lapa have a wide rage of gifts & local crafts. Nguni hides, leather goods, ladies knitwear, handcrafted jewellery, local art and Jim Green footwear. Also stockist of indigenous aloes and many other plants at our nursery. Visit us for a personalized shopping experience.
We are a family-run wine estate, who grow and make our wine on the farm. Experience a unique KZN certified wine tasting and cellar tour in our beautifully newly built wine cellar at Piggly Wiggly.
Celtiskloof Shoppe, surrounded by the original nursery, with café & kids playgrounds, offers a wide range of foodstuffs & non-foodstuffs. Recently added: art studio, pump-track, running-cycle track & sports arena for mini-soccer & basketball. New: health-nutrition-exercise hub with outdoor exercise park. Coming soon: speciality cellar: imported-local-craft beers, wines & liqueurs.
Lythwood Lodge nestles in the hills of the mystical Natal Midlands providing the perfect setting in a 275-acre estate, bordered by the Lions River and natural forest in the form of an amphitheatre. Lythwood Lodge offers a variety of accommodation, from self-catering cottages to executive suites. Each room has an en-suite bathroom with separate shower and bath (excluding the 2 wheelchair-adapted rooms which have a large shower area only) and a crackling fireplace. The furnishings are crafted from mahogany wood to an exceptionally high standard and provide an ambiance which is both tranquil and comfortable. Artwork adorning the walls boasts largely local artists works and varies from grand landscape designs, to more intimate animal or bird designs. In-Room Facilities As part of our exceptional service each room has local fresh fruit, homemade biscuits, tea and coffee facilities and satellite television. Each room has a deposit box for valuables. Laundry service, shoe cleaning and room service are available. The lodge is covered by a Wi-Fi network that enables you to stay in touch whilst resting or conferencing in the tranquil Midlands. Facilities Our main formal lounge, bar and restaurant have spectacular views of the gardens and amphitheatre surrounding the lodge, with […]
Kamberg Mountain Shadows sits in the Kamberg Valley along Highmoor road, bordering on the Little Mooi River, just a few kilometres short of the Highmoor Reserve. Previously known as Mountain Shadows, the property was purchased in early 2017 and the new owners decided it needed more than a splash of paint and tidy up. After nearly a year of new building works with additional accommodation and a new restaurant for our local customers (including those guests not wanting to prepare all their own meals). The cottages all have fireplaces to keep you warm in the cool evenings and all are self-catering, fitted out with the necessary equipment to prepare and serve your own food. Beds and linen are all fresh and new which together with the redecoration have made these cottages quite special. Verandas are tastefully laid out with privacy and comfort in mind. A barbeque is provided for your use and wood or charcoal is available through reception. Fat Harrys pub is adjacent the restaurant and has DSTV with sport, movie and music channels to pass the time away. Slip in for an afternoon of a cold beer and take in the ambience and stunning views of Cleopatra and […]
Looking for an idyllic country retreat, a classic golf course, conference venue, and great trout fishing with all the conveniences and upmarket style of the city? Gowrie Golf Course Estate and Accommodation in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands is a classically built golf course – an ideal country luxury holiday venue in Nottingham Road. Gowrie Farm has a varied selection of affordable and deluxe accommodation available. Situated at the hub of the popular Midlands Meander tourism route ensures a myriad restaurants, coffee-shops, spas, diverse shopping and cultural attractions are in the area, as well as numerous sporting opportunities.With modern facilities, beautifully appointed accommodation and breathtaking views, Gowrie Farm has become a favorite for company conferences or formal functions.Make your next function something special to remember… choose Gowrie Farm.Gowrie Farm Clubhouse in the Natal Midlands, has become one of the most romantic getaways and an ideal country wedding venue for up to a 100 guests.Our beautiful glassed-in veranda, overlooking the spectacular view of our classic golf course and lake is a truly exceptional venue for the reception.