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Paradise Valley Nature Reserve

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Paradise Valley picnic and conference center spot.

The picnic area is a wonderful place to be with family or friends, the area is widely open for out... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2018
Durban, South Africa
Exquisite Reserve with GorgeousWaterfalls

Paradise Valley Reserve is one of nature’s gems tucked away in KwaZulu-Natal near Pinetown and... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2018
Sue M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 Oxford Road, Pinetown 3610, South Africa
+27 31 702 3443
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

Enjoy going there with a picnic and lazing about in the sunshine with friends and family, the walks are easy to do and scenic and really give your kids an opportunity to experience nature first hand. It's also a great place to take school kids...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank marccandace
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

Paradise valley is nice reserve to enjoy nature. Dense forestation and waterfall is interesting attractions. One can do own cooking enjoy with friends and family.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AtulKB
Reviewed December 23, 2018

The picnic area is a wonderful place to be with family or friends, the area is widely open for out door games, the grass is very nice and soft, it has got braai areas where you can cook or braai your meat, there are walking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Sandanezwe
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The municipal-owned, mainly forest reserve is well maintained and frequently visited for picnics. The surrounding grassland is part of the reserve but requires special permission to visit. The most popular spot is the waterfall. The well-equipped interpretive centre is easily accessible, at the entrance to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
5  Thank SuvarnaParbhoo
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful secluded place to spend with family and friends. Great picnic spot. Amazing waterfall were u can swim. U can have braais. Cook potjies. Great place to relax.

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank Prenisha N
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

It's not a hectic hike so even an unfit person would be able to manage. View on the bottom of the waterfall is beautiful. Take juice/water. Their is no restaurant or shop facilities on the reserve even though their website mentions a restaurant. Also there...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank Sburgin
Reviewed January 18, 2018

Paradise Valley Reserve is one of nature’s gems tucked away in KwaZulu-Natal near Pinetown and Pietermaritzburg. The lush coastal forest and grasslands have local history including “80 mysterious burial mounds” and the remains of The Umbilo Waterworks. Built in 1887, The Waterworks is a South...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Sue M
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Tranquility, fun and peacefuel for many years...I always enjoy a day on the weekend for picnicking or having a party, walking etc...always peaceful yet lively.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank DestinyG66
Reviewed May 2, 2017

I went to Durban on a solo trip and decided to go hiking. The scenery is calm and is a bit much on the forest looking side. I first went on the trail to the waterfall, and it was worth it. It was beautiful being...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Smartiez
Reviewed March 20, 2017

I haven't been to this nature reserve for 15 years, since I was very young. I was very pleased to see that the nature reserve has been well maintained and is exactly as I remember it.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank JonathanKing031
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