Tourist Attractions in Greytown, Midlands & Battlefields, KwaZulu-Natal

Tourist Attractions near Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Tugela Valley from D79, Greytown, KZN, 4/08

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Southern entrance to Greytown

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Muden Valley, KZN, 11/08

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Greytown was the birthplace of General Louis Botha, the first prime minister of the Union of South Africa. Another famous name associated with Greytown, is Sarie Marais, legend of the famous song, whose grave lies on the outskirts of the town.

The Greytown Museum, which is rated as one of South Africa's best country museums, houses a wide variety of outstanding collections and displays, from a Victorian children's room to steam trains and a ship's cannon.

If you are traveling northwards towards Dundee, stop off along the way and take a look at the Bushman paintings on the rocky hillsides where a cairn of stones was placed by early Zulu travelers who passed here, for good luck.

Other locations of interest in Greytown include the Mosque, built in 1946 to replace the original of 1898, the Shri Vishnu Mandir Temple, upon the dome of which the lotus flower symbolizes spiritual life, and the St James Anglican Church whose archway and stained glass windows were brought here from England.

The Umvoti Vlei Nature Reserve is situated on a wetland rich with waterbirds.
There are two hot mineral springs in the area, Lilani and Shushu,which provide excellent opportunities for bird watching.

Other Activities near Greytown
- 4x4 trails
- fishing
- Blinkwater and Silo hiking trails
- mountain biking
- Zulu Experience
- wildflower tour

Things To Do in Greytown
St Cathryn's Golf Estate St Cathryn's Golf Estate
in Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal
Greytown Attractions
Town Hall: less than 5 km
Greytown Country Club: less than 5 km
Greytown Museum: less than 5 km
General Louis Botha's Birthplace (1862): less than 5 km
Fort Mispah (1859): 10 km
Fort Ahrens: 15 km
Nearby Towns
Hermannsburg

Near Greytown

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D'Vigne Lodge in Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal
This classic Victorian home built in 1903 and beautifully restored with original pressed ceilings and sash windows. The main house has six bedrooms all en-suite
Lady Leuchars Guest House and Restaurant in Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal
The guest house, the former residence4 of Sir George & Lady Marion Leuchars, is one of the oldest homes in the town - now beautifully restored & tastefully decorated.
Ivala Lodge in Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal
We offer five luxury bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and breathtaking views of the surrounding river and mountains. The largest room can accommodate a family of five and all others provide space for two.
Greytown was the birthplace of General Louis Botha, the first prime minister of the Union of South Africa. Another famous name associated with Greytown, is Sarie Marais, legend of the famous song, whose grave lies on the outskirts of the town.

The Greytown Museum, which is rated as one of South Africa's best country museums, houses a wide variety of outstanding collections and displays, from a Victorian children's room to steam trains and a ship's cannon.

If you are traveling northwards towards Dundee, stop off along the way and take a look at the Bushman paintings on the rocky hillsides where a cairn of stones was placed by early Zulu travelers who passed here, for good luck.

Other locations of interest in Greytown include the Mosque, built in 1946 to replace the original of 1898, the Shri Vishnu Mandir Temple, upon the dome of which the lotus flower symbolizes spiritual life, and the St James Anglican Church whose archway and stained glass windows were brought here from England.

The Umvoti Vlei Nature Reserve is situated on a wetland rich with waterbirds.
There are two hot mineral springs in the area, Lilani and Shushu,which provide excellent opportunities for bird watching.

Other Activities near Greytown
- 4x4 trails
- fishing
- Blinkwater and Silo hiking trails
- mountain biking
- Zulu Experience
- wildflower tour