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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...more
3290, South Africa
+27 33 330 8195
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

A day trip to the Midlands produced two gems we shall visit again and again. Gourmet Greek offers delicious meals and cheeses (we tried their mature Gouda, yoghurt and Halloumi) in a cool and relaxed restaurant. Unfortunately we did not book in advance, but you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LianaFB
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Take a break and smell the moors ! What a magical spot in our country. Well worth the visit. About 2.5 hours from Durban , the midlands is gorgeous countryside and the crafts and spots of interest are brilliant. Well marked out. Enjoy some lovely...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 6 August 2018

In my opinion the loveliest part ofSouth Africa. A great choice of places to eat and things to do. Beautiful landscapes and friendly people.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Vicky H
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We live on a farm in the Free State and find sourcing meat free of hormones ,and other artisanal foods a challenge. We found an abundance of all those in the Midlands ,and combine a few days stay in one of the many great places...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mitzigrob
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our Meander, especially discovering a lot of new shops open since our last visit a few years back.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris P
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Stunning location, farmhouse is perfect for a large family getaway. House sleeps up to 14 people. Neat,clean and very well kept. A perfect place to get away from the city.peaceful, tranquil, beautiful farm

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ishram
Reviewed 20 February 2018

So much to see and do in wonderful scenery...easy to spend two or three days and a lot of money! Stayed at the St Ives, visited Piggly Wiggly (great value food) , Spiral Blue and several other places. Also visited the Nelson Mandela capture site....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank pendred9
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Starting at Midmar Dam we slowly negotiated the old roads up to Mooi River stopping at Fernhill, Piggly Wiggly, Granny Mouse and finally at Biefasle for lunch. Recommended for a pleasant day out

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank SharksSupporter1
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Worth visiting! Went with some friends and explored the restaurants, craft beer tasting and the amazing craft shops. Many things to See including the Nelson Mandela capture sight.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Keegan L
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Midlands is an amazing place to visit whether it’s a day or a weekend or for a couple of weeks. I encourage you to go all the way through the midlands and stop off at surrounding coffee shops and guest houses. They are many smaller...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank BradJ994
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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 Sandanezwe | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ann I prefer to stay in one place and then travel around for your site seeing.