Tourist Attractions in Gillitts, Durban Metro & Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Tourist Attractions near Gillitts, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Jan Smuts Avenue, Winston Park

courtesy of Michael Cookson Panomario
Iphiti Nature Reserve Natural Bush

courtesy of Cynthia Thomson Panomario
Pond at Iphiti Nature Reserve

courtesy of Cynthia Thomson Panomario

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in Gillitts, KwaZulu-Natal
Gillitts Attractions
Kloof Country Club: less than 5 km
Umgeni Steam Railway: 5 km
The Marianhill Monastery: 8 km
Nearby Towns
Botha's Hill
Kloof, Durban

Head waters of Molweni River - tranquil pond and waterfall

courtesy of John Forbes Panomario

Gillitts is a lush village about 35km (22 miles) west of Durban. At 550m (1800ft) above sea level, Gillitts enjoys a temperate climate away from the coastal humidity. Close to many tourist and recreational facilities as well as the industrial hubs of Pinetown and Hammarsdale, Gillitts is a delightful retreat for holidaymakers and business executives alike. The spectacular Valley of 1000 Hills with its traditional Zulu village and dancers is just "up the road". So are Shongweni Dam, Game Reserve and Polo Grounds. Another nearby dam is Inanda, on the route of the renowned Dusi Canoe Race from the KwaZulu-Natal provincial capital Pietermaritzburg to Durban. Gillitts is also on the route of the world-famous Comrades Marathon between those two cities. Canoeing, windsurfing, waterskiing, fishing, horse-riding, game viewing, birdwatching and golf are just some of the amenities in the Gillitts area. Accommodation includes top-class B&B guesthouses and beautifully appointed self-catering cottages. But be warned, if you want to stay in Gillitts during the Dusi or Comrades events - book early!