What To Do

The 1000 Hills area has much to offer visitors to the area. with entertainment for young old. Visitors can enjoy golf at any of the number of estates or families can enjoy a bit of horse-riding, or perhaps a bit of adventure at the paintball park or even zorbing at Groovy Balls!

Highstakes Venue

Highstakes Venue is situated on a scenic farm 3 kms from Cato Ridge, and 20 minutes from Pietermaritzburg, Hillcrest and Tala Game Reserve. The Venue is used extensively for team building, conferences, kids , 21st and bachelor parties. There are 2 conference centers , the smaller for maximum 40 guests, the larger one maximum 150 […]

Tim Brown Tours

Durban Day Safaris and Overnight Durban Safari Tours to visit the ‘Big 5′ nature reserves, Drakensberg mountains and the Battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa We are an owner run Specialist Big 5 Durban Safaris and Durban Tour Operator company based near Durban. We have been operating out of Durban since February 2010 and focus our tailor made Durban Safaris and Durban Tours around the Durban […]

Aqua Wild Africa

Aqua Wild Africa, run by Daniele Marco Pavan, is a Gillitts/Durban-based scuba diving course and diving adventures facilitator. Daniele, grew up in Umkomaas on KwaZulu-Natal’s golden South Coast and started diving at the age of 16. With Daniele’s 25 years of diving experience, few can argue that when you dive with Aqua Wild Africa – […]

Shongweni Farmer’s Market

This market oozes with stereotypical country charm. It’s almost mandatory to pack up the family and dog, take a sturdy basket and arrive early. Treat yourself with a breakfast and from your vantage point on a hay bale, decide your method of attack. Peruse stalls at a leisurely pace as hands-on producers passionately talk you […]

Bothas Hill Food and Craft Market

The Bothas Hill Food and Craft Market is open every Sunday from 10am to 3pm at the corner of Rob Roy Crescent and Old Main Road, Bothas Hill. It is a happy and colourful market, set in leafy green terraces with large shady trees and a swimming pool. There is plenty of parking on Old […]

Casablanca Lifestyle

Casablanca Lifestyle in Molweni is an authentic Kasi or township vibe destination in the 1000 Hills area. Our famous SUNDAY Sessions are a mix of music, beats, treats and a best place to find or bring your mates. “Casa” as it affectionately known to its patrons, offers a total feel good package, safe parking, top […]

Country and Coastal Touring

KwaZulu-Natal is one of the best destinations worldwide to if you are after wildlife, conservation, adventure, sport, luxury or a combination of everything! From day tours and safari’s in the Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Game Reserve (the oldest proclaimed game reserve in Africa) to hiking in the uKhahlamba/Drakensburg Mountains (one of two UNESCO World Heritage site’s in KwaZulu-Natal), there’s sure to be something for everyone! We have a […]

PheZulu Safari Park

Free entry to Phezulu Safari Park includes: two restaurants, kids play area, view, shield factory and two curio shops. Charged activities are Reptile Park, Cultural Village and Zulu dance show and game drive into our beautiful private game reserve. We have 2 restaurants providing a variety of meals from Crocodile to Burgers. Our accommodation is […]


PheZulu Safari Park

Free entry to Phezulu Safari Park includes: two restaurants, kids play area, view, shield factory and two curio shops.

Charged activities are Reptile Park, Cultural Village and Zulu dance show and game drive into our beautiful private game reserve.

We have 2 restaurants providing a variety of meals from Crocodile to Burgers.

Our accommodation is made up of a lodge and three self catering Chalets with a view of the valleys. We are the perfect venue for Weddings, Conferences, Work Functions, Kids Birthday Parties, Team Building.

Phezulu Safari Park is only 35 minutes from Durban situated between Durban and Pietermaritzburg in the Valley of 1000 Hills.

Phezulu has been providing entertainment to the local and foreign tourist industry in the Valley of 1000 Hills for the last 25 years. This jewel of Durban has humble beginnings a small Zulu village which has transformed into a world famous destination. Phezulu Safari Park is about having unique experiences, creating memories and refreshing ones soul. Whilst only 35 minutes from Durban you escape completely from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Phezulu Reptile Park

The reptile park has been upgraded and now includes a brand new exotic snake collection and new baby alligators to our already elaborate indigenous snake and Nile crocodile collection. Come and face your fears by handling a harmless brown house snake, or holding our 40kg Burmese Python “Cleo” or if you are rally brave try our Fear Factor Challenge where you can “enjoy” a meal inside one of our crocodile enclosures.

Phezulu Zulu Village and Dance Show

Our Zulu village has been the mainstay of Phezulu Safari Park. The Gasa family have been entertaining our guests for years with their traditional dance shows demonstrating their skills with grace, agility and humour. The Zulu village tour also teaches you about the culture and traditions of Zulu living and feel free to visit our Zulu Shield and Spear factory. Zulu village tours and dance shows are at 10:00, 11:30, 14:00 and 15:30.

Phezulu Game Reserve

Our game park has the friendliest Giraffe in the world. Visitors are driven into the Historical Valley of 1000 hills by our guides in open 4×4 game vehicles which lends itself to the beautiful views of the area. You are guaranteed to get up close and personal with wildlife such as Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Impala, Blesbuck and a variety of beautiful bird species. …. A photographer’s delight.

Phezulu Boma and Spaza Restaurant

The two restaurants have been upgraded and the new food and coffee menu now appeals to the many locals visiting the park while retaining traditional flavours and methods . The Boma restaurant appeals to someone looking for a beautiful meal or coffee whilst enjoying the view. The Spaza Restaurant has a free kids play area where you can relax whilst the kids play or visit the reptile park under the safe supervision of our guides. We also cater for Kids Parties. Reptile tours are hourly and there are venomous snake demonstrations on weekends and public holidays at 12:30.

Phezulu Accommodation

The new lodge and the 3 self-contained cottages are fast becoming a leader in the accommodation industry with their beautiful views over the valley of 1000 hills. Durban families are discovering an affordable holiday destination on their doorstep.

Phezulu Functions

Phezulu offers a unique wedding venue with a beautiful view or even get married in the game reserve under a massive fig tree with the added bonus of being able to house out of town guests within the park. Each package is tailored to suite the bride and groom. Phezulu also caters for Team Building, Conferences, Kids Parties, Year End Functions.

Phezulu Game Estate

Phezulu Game Estate is a Residential Estate nestled in The Valley of A Thousand Hills, that offers families “a Place Like No Other”. Each Free Hold site boarders on to wide open spaces with magnificent views and free roaming game.  The immensely beautiful indigenous gardens entice both the birds and the game to live amongst the homes, which  mimics their natural environment. Incorporated into the Estate are cycling tracks and walking trails, all set with in the safety of the Estate Boundaries and with the back drop of the Monteseal Cliffs and The Dramatic Valley of a Thousand Hills.