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In the Upper Highway Area.

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Information on the best restaurants, activities and accommodation in the Upper Highway area. Whether you are looking for somewhere to Sleep, Eat or Explore, we can steer you in the right direction for your next taste bud sensation or adrenalin rush! Looking for local service providers or community volunteer opportunities? See Upper Highway not only showcases the highlights of the area but also recommends accredited service providers and offers a variety of interesting information on local events, community causes and awesome competitions. 

Where is “Upper Highway” ? The Upper Highway Area is a region west of the city of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It includes the main suburbs of Kloof and Hillcrest, as well as the smaller areas of Assagay, Botha’s Hill, Forest Hills, Gillitts, Waterfall and Winston Park. The Upper Highway is the ideal tourist destination and centrally located to everything your heart could possibly desire.



Bothas Hill is an appealing suburb situated in the Upper Highway area approximately 30km from Durban KwaZulu Natal. Botha’s Hill
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With beautiful countryside and home to one of South Africa’s oldest steam trains, Drummond is a small town in the
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Gillitts Park is situated on what was know as the Emberton farm and the Dovehouse farm. The farm was owned
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Hillcrest is a suburb in Durban, South Africa. It is part of the outer West suburbs of Durban. The suburb of Hillcrest
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Welcome to Kloof Kloof is a suburb in the Upper Highway area (Durban Outer West) Not much is known about
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Monteseel; Inchanga, Outer West Durban is a quiet area often found in a thick blanket of mist. Home to the
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Shongweni offers a variety of leisure activities. On the outskirts of Hillcrest, the Shongweni Dam and Nature Reserve offers a
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Waterfall and Crestholme, Upper Highway Area Between 1959 and 1967 the Hillcrest Estate Agency formally developed the township of Crestholme
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In KwaZulu Natal

The Upper Highway Area was a sleepy village founded in 1895 as a farming and ‘weekend’ retreat. Positioned on the hill between Pietermaritzburg and Durban, the area offers a lush, temperate climate in contrast to the sticky humid heat of Durban or the heightened dry heat of Pietermaritzburg.

The area now offers trendy urban centres with gourmet restaurants, luxurious boutique shopping stores and exciting entertainment venues mixed side by side to Artisan craft shops, intimate coffee houses and child-friendly activity spots.

Explore breathtaking natural vista’s such as The Valley of a Thousand Hills, Kranzkloof Gorge or Shongweni Dam and Nature Reserve and then relax at a luxurious hotel built as a castle, retire to a friendly B&B guest home or stay longer in your personal self-catering little home…

The area has something on offer for everyone; from arts & culture enthusiasts to animal lovers to thrill seekers. SEE Upper Highway Area is dedicated to showcasing the highlights of the area to both local and international travellers.


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