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The Valley of a 1000 Hills

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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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47 Old Main Road | Botha's Hill, Durban, Durban 3610, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The landscape is very beautiful but the zoulou village and the crocodile pond are less interesting The « villagers » are kind and friendly but the dances do not seem genuine. Every hut or dance is too « tourist made »

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank A830CBhenry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Variety of restaurants, also a cultural experience, Zulu Dancing,plus lots of lovely shops to browse in

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LINDASGM
Reviewed 5 November 2018

travel along old main road, lovely views over Durban, nice coffee shops to visit, great way to spend a lazy afternoon visting curio shops..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paula B
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We stayed at Vuleka Centre in Botha's Hill and experienced those beautiful, endless hills for a few days. It's an amazing sight and shows off nature at its best.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rochelle3103
Reviewed 25 September 2018

I loved the beautiful scenery a we drove up the valley. I loved the vibrant cultural show that was offered, it took me back to the good old days of simple courtship in the Zulu land. Enjoyed the animal park too. It was an amazing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank teteodhach
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. Always green. One of SA most beautiful places. Take your time to appreciate it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lynn0416
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Nice winding drive through the area. Beautiful and green. We stopped at the Comrades site for some pics when a Police officer warned us not to stay long as there have unfortunately been some armed robberies in the area. So if you choose to stop...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Gerhard_ZA
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Great for viewing, education and experience. Safe, spectacular photo ops. Friendly people, non-commercial, pristine.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Phil_Pisciotta
Reviewed 7 August 2018

If you find yourself in Durban with free time, take a quick drive to The Valley of a 1000 Hills for a fantastic cultural experience! It will take you about 40 minutes drive from Durban and you will be soon transported to gorgeous green and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Zandie S
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

During our tour, we visited the valley and had some local experiences with an outfit called “Zulu for a day”. We visited a traditional healer, saw traditional dancing, ate local food and stayed with a local family. The views of the valley at sunset are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ImeldaMario
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Response from Victor S | Reviewed this property |
Dear Matlakala I was meant to ask you a few questions as well. How are you bringing the Pensioners. We (Buhle Bethu Tavel & Tours) offer full packages which includes transport, accommodation, fully qualified and accredited... More
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