Category: Places

DRUMMOND

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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 Upper Highway Area just 45 km west of Durban. Drummond was named after F C Drummond, former director of the

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MONTESEEL

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Monteseel; Inchanga, Outer West Durban is a quiet area often found in a thick blanket of mist. Home to the Hacienda Country Pub, Bunny Farm and breathtaking scenery Monteseel is a destination not to miss.   Monteseel Conservancy is registered

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WATERFALL

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Between 1959 and 1967 the Hillcrest Estate Agency formally developed the township of Crestholme which was mentioned in the Daily News 1971 Supplement : “Place names of Natal and Zululand” with the comment: Back in 1944 there were high hopes

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BOTHAS HILL

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Named after one of the first settlers: Philip Rudolph Botha, grandfather of General Louis Botha (1862-1919), first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa. This small community marks the entrance to the Valley of a Thousand Hills and is

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GILLITS

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Gillitts Park is situated on what was know as the Emberton farm and the Dovehouse farm. The farm was owned by William Gillitts in the 1900’s, one of the main pioneer families of the area and after which the suburb of

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SHONGWENI

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Shongweni offers a variety of leisure activities. On the outskirts of Hillcrest, the Shongweni Dam and Nature Reserve offers a day of adventure with scenic walks, an opportunity to clamber up the dam wall and enjoy a little slice of

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KLOOF

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Not much is known about the early days of the area now called Kloof prior to the 1800’s. The first documents relating to the area were recorded with the arrival of the early Voortrekker pioneers. Records show that Kloof is situated

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HILLCREST

Hillcrest is a suburb in Durban, South Africa. It is part of the outer west suburbs of Durban. The suburb of Hillcrest experienced a building boom in the late 1990s and 2000s with the construction of many gated communities and shopping centres.

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