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The Valley of a 1000 Hills

47 Old Main Road | Botha's Hill, Durban, Durban 3610, South Africa
+27 31 777 1874
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Densely forested and dotted with gorges, streams and villages, this valley makes for a stunning scenic drive.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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“zulu village” (23 reviews)
“scenic drive” (10 reviews)
47 Old Main Road | Botha's Hill, Durban, Durban 3610, South Africa
+27 31 777 1874
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite an amazing view. It was a great day escape away from the city. Wish there were more informative signs at viewing points so I can learn more about the area. Nevertheless, the hills are still breathtaking.

Thank Koo S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a detour by accident and basically drove through the valley. It was totally safe but it is a "location"/informal housing area. So all the hills have houses in them. We didn't exactly know how to get to the river but that could be...More

Thank Zaan-Mari J
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were invited to do a 4x4 rally. Despite the very early morning start, it was amazing to be out in the cool fresh air and to see the amazing view of the hills that just go on for ever. We did stop at Mqeku...More

Thank Lerina
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A really scenic drive that never ceases to provide that wow factor after more than 40 years living in Durban. There are the usual curio shops & the Zulu kraal & dancers are a popular attraction. There are many pubs & restaurants, some with stunning...More

Thank TnTdurbs
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A short drive out of Durban on the alternate route, this beautiful hidden valley is often overlooked. You can drive right in, crossing the Umgeni river in a few places. At certain higher sections you can see upto Inanda Dam. There are guided 4x4 trails...More

Thank Khalid B
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Drive along the Old Main Road is scenic with all the endless hills. Allow half a day for the drive and stopovers. Highly recommend a lunch at Pot & Kettle. On the same yard you'll find The Puzzle Place, also worth a visit just for...More

Thank polarbearfin
Reviewed 8 June 2017

the Zulu kraal is a must to see,and also the zulu dancers,the culture is a must tosee,and also lovely meals to be had too

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

You can see 1000 valley view from top and nature view is also nice - this place is close by durban .you should visit .

Thank Ajay S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Our expectations of this area was higher and we were disappointed by the few places to stop. Perhaps the fact it is approaching winter may have some influence on this. It was at least nice to get off the N3 and drive on the country...More

Thank Condocat
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Such a beautiful area to visit and drive through with a great many things and places to see on the way. This would appeal to all ages, just plan where you want to stop according to the age group you were with.

Thank natashabT3064VJ
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