The Marianhill Monastery was established in 1885, after a long search for suitable land, by Father Francis Pfanner, an Austrian monk. The first Catholic missionaries to arrive in Durban found that there were already groups of traders with strong protes
Kloof Country Club: 6 km
Holes: 18 Par: M 69, W 70 Tel: 031 764 1492 26 Victory Road, Kloof
Paradise Valley Nature Reserve: 6 km
This 100 ha nature reserve along the Umbilio River has a picnic area with braai facilities, and toilets. Self-guided trails lead to a waterfall and several birding hides overlook the river. (031) 702 3443.
Palmiet Nature Reserve: 9 km
Self-guided walks and bird hides along riverine, grassland, and cliff communities.
Directions: From Jan Hofmeyer Rd. turn into Old New Germany Rd.
Westville campus: 11 km
The University of Kwazul Natal, Westville campus offers programmes in Science, Engineering, Law, Commerce and Management, Humanities, Social Sciences and Health Sciences.
Bergtheil House Museum: 11 km
Local history museum located on the original farmstead of Jonas Bergtheil who settled in Westville in the mid 19th century along with a group of German immigrants.