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Fun things to do in Pietermaritzburg

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Ranked #1 of 18 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Category: Art Galleries; Art Museums

The Tatham Art Gallery, one of the major art museums in South Africa, dates back to 1903. Situated in Pietermaritzburg, the capital of KwaZulu-Natal, the Tatham serves the... more »

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Ranked #3 of 18 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Ranchs
Owner description: Nearly 3,000 hectares of pristine natural plains and grasslands, this Kwazulu-Natal reserve has abundant bird species as well... more » Owner description: Nearly 3,000 hectares of pristine natural plains and grasslands, this Kwazulu-Natal reserve has abundant bird species as well as big game. « less
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Ranked #4 of 18 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Category: Gardens
Owner description: Experience nature’s grandeur at the KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden in Pietermaritzburg. This garden’s Victorian past... more » Owner description: Experience nature’s grandeur at the KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden in Pietermaritzburg. This garden’s Victorian past is evident in its magnificent specimens of northern hemisphere plants. One of the most dramatic features is the majestic avenue of London Plane Trees. « less
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Ranked #6 of 18 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Focusing on the Church of the Vow built in 1838, this was the Voortrekkers bargain with God for victory over the Zulus at the... more » Owner description: Focusing on the Church of the Vow built in 1838, this was the Voortrekkers bargain with God for victory over the Zulus at the Battle of Blood River three years earlier. « less
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Ranked #7 of 18 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #9 of 18 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: Museums
Owner description: Butterflies for Africa is home to a tropical butterfly centre where visitors walk amongst butterflies from across the world... more » Owner description: Butterflies for Africa is home to a tropical butterfly centre where visitors walk amongst butterflies from across the world in a lush tropical environment which also houses fish, birds, monkeys and other critters. Guides ensure that this is fun, educational experience. There's also a coffee shop, art gallery, theme store and outdoor garden. And it's just off the highway making it a perfect stop between Durban and Johannesburg. « less
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Ranked #10 of 18 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: Horse Tracks
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Ranked #11 of 18 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Owner description: The Old Prison dates back more than 150 years. Commissioned in 1862,the first cell block was recently declared a national... more » Owner description: The Old Prison dates back more than 150 years. Commissioned in 1862,the first cell block was recently declared a national monument,and refurbished as a'state of the art' museum. The prison has housed the famous and the infamous. It is rumoured (but not proven)that both Gandhi and Mandela were kept here,amongst others It was closed in 1989 due to overcrowding, and taken over by NGO Project Gateway. « less
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Ranked #12 of 18 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #13 of 18 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #15 of 18 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Category: Parks
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Owner description: ACTION COMBAT PAINTBALL Pietermaritzburg offers a secure urban/village style playing area for players 10 years of age and... more » Owner description: ACTION COMBAT PAINTBALL Pietermaritzburg offers a secure urban/village style playing area for players 10 years of age and older. We use the latest semi automatic paintball markers and ASTM approved masks and goggle systems. Onsite covered picnic areas and parking is provided for customers and spectators. CO2 and compressed air fills are available on site. « less
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