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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
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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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Valley of 1000 Hills Half-Day Tour from Durban
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Durban City Highlights Tour Including Valley of a 1000 Hills from Durban

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Drive from Durban to the Valley of a 1000 Hills and it was well worth it . Couple it with Phezulu Safari Park and it will make a great day out.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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dullingham
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drive from Durban to the Valley of a 1000 Hills and it was well worth it . Couple it with Phezulu Safari Park and it will make a great day out.

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Port Alfred
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The view while driving was beautiful but all the litter on the side of the road is a eye sore. We drove up early in the morning and with the mist on the mountains it was like seeing another country all together. The mountains are just beautiful.

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Waterfall, South Africa
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is not enough words to describe how absolutely stunning God's creation is. This is one of the most beautiful places ever.

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Shaka's Rock, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Zulu cultural village where one can see the Zulu ladies and men dance their traditional dances in time to the most amazing deep drum beats. Unfortunately with the increased westernization these traditions are dying out. Note the beautiful beadwork in the costumes and not real leopard skins are used anymore. Those worn are fake. A marriage ceremony... More 

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Salt Rock, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

views to die for and so close to civilisation . Most of the views are stunning vistas . Could not find a route through the valley . Find a nice restaurant and have a sun downer to remember

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You start a tour in Botha's Hill and follow the bendy Old Main Road trough Drummond, then turn right towards Nagle Dam the R56, you will experience the most beautiful and stunning views of The Valley of a 1000 Hills. After about 13km you may cross the Umgeni River and turn left along the river between huge granite mountains, after... More 

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Bucks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Zulu life reenacted by exciting Zulu dancers and singers to give an impression of their old lifestyle before european intervention! Very enjoyable and colourful. Crocodile Park and Viparium is worth seeing as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you have one day, plan a trip through the valley of thousand hills. Very scenis environment with multiple stops and ZULU attractions, like a village visit alongside. Make a stop, dont rush through - its worth it.

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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is the real sightseeing place where one needs to visit to enjoy the beauty of nature. Here one can also see the route where world known Comrades Marathon is run.

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

A visit here has no attraction for me; however, recently 2 UK couples staying with me visited and rated highly their visit. Thus, contrary to my past practice,I will henceforth recommend overseas visitors to include this on their Durban itinerary

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