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Address: Howick | KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 3290, South Africa
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+27 33 330 8195
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The Midlands Meander in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal, is a collection of...

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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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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charmaine S
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Pietermaritzburg

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Pietermaritzburg
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 fun entertainments for children. places to eat, lovely shops. the train ride is a Must... More 

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 something for everyone I think. Get yourself a map, select the route you want and... More 

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Thank Tembeka
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Ware, United Kingdom
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307 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 – the guidebook is jam packed with advertising – so why the charge???? Yes there are... More 

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Thank PeteD60
Johannesburg, South Africa
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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!

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Thank Maya056
Johannesburg, South Africa
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38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Spiro Z
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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

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Thank Harry K
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37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 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 rediscover so many amazing places along the route through someone else eyes Always a hit... More 

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Thank Lizelle7
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This beautiful piece of Kwa-zulu Natal is really a hidden Gem. Rich in history and our cultural heritage it is also home to quaint and quirky shops selling everything from biltong to leather goods. Lovely scenery.

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Thank Irene G
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped there for lunch on recommendation. Was warned by locals that service was slow but pleasantly suprised by friendly quick service. Dissapointing was the harvest table. Outrageously expensive . You would expect that there is a meat dish which would raise the price...No meat dishes included .Cakes were fresh but dissapointing. Coffee was good.

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