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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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!

Things To Do in Gillitts
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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
Assagay
Botha's Hill
Hillcrest
Kloof, Durban
Pinetown

Head waters of Molweni River - tranquil pond and waterfall

courtesy of John Forbes Panomario

The Swiss Guest House in Gillitts, KwaZulu-Natal
Our home is set in a lovely tropical garden with a tennis court, large pool, braai facilities & jungle gym. There is also a TV lounge with an open fireplace. On request one can choose DStv in their bedroom.
Misty Ridge in Gillitts, KwaZulu-Natal
Luxurious secluded self catering two to four sleeper cottage with fully fitted kitchen, dining room, main bedroom en-suite, plus two single rooms with own entrance and interleading bathroom. Tastefully decorated, this will make you feel at home ...
York House Bed & Breakfast in Gillitts, KwaZulu-Natal
Three spacious double rooms in the main house. All rooms have TV. There is secure parking behind electronic gates. Enquire about our spacious self contained flatlet (with kitchenette) separate from the house. Close to restaurants, pubs and shops.

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!