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Things to do in Pietermaritzburg

 
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Drakensberg Hiker
Ranked #1 of 20 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Owner description: We'll organise your Hike and / or South African adventure holiday ... including any combination of guided hikes,... more » Owner description: We'll organise your Hike and / or South African adventure holiday ... including any combination of guided hikes, bird-watching, trekking, white-water rafting, backpacking, game reserve tours & battlefields tours you'd like to do in the Drakensberg and throughout KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa & 1 - 4 day Guided 4x4 tours of Lesotho.Drakensberg Hiker is the home page of Ian Shooter, who will take you on an awesome South African adventure tailor-made to your requirements. We specialise in offering the best of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and our neighbouring country, the Lesotho Mountain Kingdome have to offer. Ian Shooter is registered with the South African Mountaineering Development & Training Trust as an Advanced Mountain Walk Leader and he can take you on a guided hike in the Drakensberg Mountains of KwaZulu-Natal, an internationally acclaimed UNESCO World Heritage Site; and can arrange a tour of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and a 4x4 guided tour of Lesotho ... including some of our famous KwaZulu-Natal battlefields and truly remarkably beautiful game reserves.Interested in climbing the highest peaks in Southern Africa, including Thabana-Ntlenyana, 3,482 meters; Mafadi, 3,450 meters; Champagne Castle, 3,377 meters; and Giant's Castle, 3,315 meters? Contact us to arrange your opportunity to climb some of the highest peaks in Southern Africa!Drakensberg Hiker will arrange a partially or fully portered hike in the Northern Drakensberg of KwaZulu-Natal, and best of all ... we will do your catering and cook your meals for you! No more getting to the end of a hard day's hiking and having to cook a meal in your tiny tent. Now you can relax in our large "mess tent" with your fellow hikers and enjoy a meal cooked for you prior to turning in for a good night's sleep! You can also consider rounding off your hike with a tour our beautiful province, make sure you look at our Guided Tours in KZN and Lesotho pages on our website to see what else we offer! « less
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Ranked #2 of 20 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #3 of 20 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 20 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 #5 of 20 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
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 #6 of 20 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
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 #7 of 20 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: History Museums
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Category: History Museums
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Ranked #10 of 20 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Ranked #11 of 20 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 #12 of 20 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #13 of 20 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
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Category: Horse Tracks
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Ranked #15 of 20 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #16 of 20 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Ranked #17 of 20 attractions in Pietermaritzbu...
Category: Parks
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Owner description: Sugarbush Boutique is a lovely little gift shop in the House of Heart Emporium , Oakpark, Pietermaritzburg. Fuel up at... more » Owner description: Sugarbush Boutique is a lovely little gift shop in the House of Heart Emporium , Oakpark, Pietermaritzburg. Fuel up at Flavour Cafe after some fun shopping. Sugarbush Boutique is passionate about local design; handmade gifts; decor; ceramics; jewellery; stationery; and all things lovely in this beautiful little shop! « less
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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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