Where To Eat


The Valley of 1000 Hills is home to over 60 different restaruants; starting in Kloof and finishing in Camperdown! The variety of choices means that visitors can definitly find a place to dine that suits their taste buds.

 

Intaba View

Intaba View is located in the tranquil and majestic Valley of 1000 Hills. Overlooking the Phezulu Nature Reserve, we have a panoramic view of this magnificent valley. Open Tuesday for lunch and Wednesday to Sunday for breakfast, lunch and dinner, al fresco dining is available on our patio and grassed areas and during the winter […]

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 […]

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 […]

Classique Braai Lounge

Classique Braai Lounge is a concept born out of passion for good food and a warm social vibe. It is well positioned between Durban and PMB for business people to come and network in relaxed yet conjusive environment. Overseeing the kitchen and to make sure the food is of great standard, Sandile and Langa roped […]

Hillbilly’s Restaurant

Hillbilly’s Restaurant and Lifestyle Centre We’ve got the view, we’ve got the food, we are in the hills and waiting to meet you. The pigs, goats and other animal friends together with trampoline, sand art and kids play area make for a fun kids venue. Adults can sit on the deck with a view over […]

The Pot and Kettle Restaurant

The Pot and Kettle Restaurant Situated over looking The Valley of a 1000 Hills. These Southern African Hills have been a well kept secret for many years. There seems to be a Magnificant Tranquility about these rolling hills so named from the thousands of hills that line the horizon rolling towards the great Umgeni River […]

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 […]

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.