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Midlands Meander

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3290, South Africa
+27 33 330 8195
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Day trip

A lovely way to spend the day with a loved one Lots to do and see Definitely worth it - memories... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Durban, South Africa
via mobile
Slow drive along country lanes

Although we have driven around the meander many times this is the first time I have had a chance to... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
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The Midlands Meander in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal, is a collection of arranged routes that offer visitors hospitality in truly beautiful surroundings, outstanding accommodation, conference and wedding facilities, fascinating local events, fabulous cuisine and restaurants, revitalising outdoor activities and over-the-top adventure sports, historic landmarks, wildlife conservation, and best of all "shop-till-you-drop" unique arts and crafts. An easy one-hour drive from Durban and four and a half hours on the N3 highway from Johannesburg, there is much to explore and do in the Midlands.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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3290, South Africa
+27 33 330 8195

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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

A lovely way to spend the day with a loved one Lots to do and see Definitely worth it - memories made from beginning to end...

Thank micfranmf
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Although we have driven around the meander many times this is the first time I have had a chance to write a review. There are dozens of craft shops along the route and many many restaurants which will suit everybody's tastes. Among my favourite restaurants...More

1  Thank SharksSupporter1
Reviewed 11 April 2017

the midlands meander is a dream come to true for sight seeing and for spending time out at the various exotic resturants, shops along the drive. visiting the chocolate factories, biltong factories.leather factories.one can buy at reasonable price./I love to visit PIGGLY WIGGLY. lots of...More

Thank Charmaine S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

To get the most of the Meander one has to reserve time. I have taken friends many times and we linger so long in each place we never really get far! There are lots of interesting things to see and food to sample. There is...More

1  Thank Tembeka
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Offers fun for the whole family,various activities and many restaurants offering mouth watering food

Thank Slyngoh
Reviewed 7 April 2017

You could conclude that the Midlands Meander is an overblown concept promoted by someone in the tourist office – just what I thought before undertaking the Meander especially having to pay R10 for the Midlands Meander guidebook at the Tourist Information centre in Howick –...More

Thank PeteD60
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Took two weeks to investigate both sides of the midlands meander so many hidden gems and so many quaint places which such rich heritage and lush nature and experience definitely a good educational trip too!

Thank Maya056
Reviewed 12 March 2017

What a wonderful area to cover whilst travelling from Johannesburg to Durban or the Coast. Great Hopsitality and somethign to different to do each and every day.

Thank Spiro Z
Reviewed 14 February 2017

beautiful area to visit country side to visit old main road to durban lots of bed and breakfest and resturants

Thank Harry K
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to hit the Midlands Meander for the weekend and only booked accommodation the day before. It is a trip we have made many times but this time we had a newcomer and although we have done so many trips, it was fabulous to...More

Thank Lizelle7
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15 April 2017|
Response from PeteD60 | Reviewed this property |
Wow - you don't want much - have you got a map? are you driving? presumably because of the local address you have a car - all right you asked - Underberg (Southern Draks and Sani Pass) Howick (Midlands Meander and Valley of... More
Ann W
20 November 2016|
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Response from 831bcm | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ann I prefer to stay in one place and then travel around for your site seeing.
20 July 2016|
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Response from Dominic366 | Reviewed this property |
Troutbagger, near Nottingham Road is also fantastic!