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The Valley of a 1000 Hills

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Address: 47 Old Main Road | Botha's Hill, Durban, Durban 3610, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 31 777 1874
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Densely forested and dotted with gorges, streams and villages, this valley...

Densely forested and dotted with gorges, streams and villages, this valley makes for a stunning scenic drive.

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Amazing Views

It has Fantastic views of hills. We enjoyed scenic drive to the destination. Definitely a great educational experience for tourists with traditional dances.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It has Fantastic views of hills. We enjoyed scenic drive to the destination. Definitely a great educational experience for tourists with traditional dances.

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Durban
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

it is so good to see this landscape all the hills and the traditional people who keep up with their traditions

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

“very interesting spot, beautiful and worth the drive”Zulu show tell us that what we inherited and still continue to practice even today. also its a must to let the presenters be encouraged today...

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this run on a motorcycle unfortunately it was a day with low lying cloud, due to this we where in a fog of cloud a lot of the time when very high up, but still we could see that it will be amazing on a clearer day..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The name is derived from the landscape. The exhibit area overlooks a series of valleys that cascade downwards below you. While I did not count them, apparently if you count them there are 1000 hills tumbling over the landscape as far as you can see. And when you are done gazing at the landscape, spend some time in the exhibit... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Zulu show tell us that what we inherited and still continue to practice even today. also its a must to let the presenters be encouraged to have these cultural shows for our posterity.

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Kolkata, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drive for Valley of a 1000 hills itself is beautiful. Once you reach the top it is serene and calm. The undulating hills had lot more to offer. There are eating joints where one must not miss out the scone and tea. With the atmosphere and surrounding, this goes pretty well. I enjoyed a lot

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the village by car - We were the only passengers Walk around the village Visit to the Spiritual Healer - expected to pay him 20 rand each for the visit Visit to the shop - hardly anything there Lunch cooked for us by a lady resident - vegetables on a plate with some maize - expected to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A favourite place of mine since I was a kid. With so many gorgeous places to stop and eat we did a mini road trip stopping at various places for coffee, lunch and desert. A must visit if you want stunning views and great eateries. Do your research though so you can really get the most out of its majestic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice drive just outside Durban,undulating hills and great landscapes. Phezulu is a place worth visiting for its reptile park and zulu village.

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