Midmar Resort is situated on the shores of the Midmar Dam within the Midmar Nature Reserve close to the town of Howick in KwaZulu-Natal. It is about a one and a half hour drive from Durban and five hours from Johannesburg via the N3.
Midmar Dam is divided into user-group areas to improve the safety and positive experience of visitors. These provide for picnicking, fishing, sailing, power boating, and water-skiing as well as personal watercraft.
Accommodation at Midmar Resort ranges from fully equipped comfortable chalets to campsites set along the water’s edge. Several different picnic areas are set under shady trees. Midmar Resort’s wide lawns and scenic setting provide an ideal venue for weddings and similar events. A restaurant offering an a-la-carte menu as well as a carvery menu is also available to guests.
Many high profile sporting events take place at Midmar, with the internationally famous Midmar Mile being the biggest event of its kind in the world. Other events include cycle races, triathlons, fishing competitions, yachting regattas and powerboat events
The Midmar Nature Reserve conserves large tracts of rolling grasslands that support herds of various antelope and many bird species providing excellent game viewing opportunities. Entrance to the Reserve is via the Thurlow Gate off the R617.
Midmar enjoys a tranquil and peaceful setting ideal for a relaxing getaway from the bustle of the bigger cities.
Central Reservations: 033 845 1000
Midmar Resort: 033 3302067
Your one-stop family-friendly destination offering:
- Self-Catering Accommodation
- Picnic Spots
- Camping and Caravanning
- Nature Reserve
- Sailing and Canoeing
- Braai Facilities
Lock up storage facilities for boats and caravans at a nominal fee