The Bluff

A 4km ridge that provides the land-locked harbour of Port Natal with its  southern  arm is known as the Bluff, or to the Zulu as isiBubulungu (‘the long bulky thing’). The ridge is a 90m high bush-covered dune of sand, which protects the harbour from winds.    Marine Drive runs along the seaward side and leads to a viewing site from where there is a  panoramic view of the harbour and city.  King, one of the founders of Durban, is buried on the bluff.

The Drakensberg

The Drakensberg

Geology The Drakensberg Mountains had their onqm some 200 million years. ago when a vast landmass...

Piet Retief’s Grave

Piet Retief’s Grave

The treaty under which the Voortrekkers received land from Dingane was signed on 6 February 1838....

uMgungundlovu

uMgungundlovu

The  seat of power of Dingane from  1828 to 1839 is preserved as a  site museum. The iKhanda was...

R E Stevenson Museum

R E Stevenson Museum

The R E  Stevenson Museum was established in 1974, and is devoted to the history of the town and...

Old Parsonage Museum

Old Parsonage Museum

This charming sandstone building on the corner of Kerk and Loop Streets, in  Utrecht is now a...

Uys monument

Uys monument

Hlobane 20km east of Vryheid was the scene of a desperate struggle against the Zulu where Boer and...

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