AfriCamps at Gowan Valley is nestled in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal’s Midlands Meander route in the Balgowan are surrounded by captivating rolling green hills, endless fields, and mighty river all forming beautiful and mystical surroundings. The camp has an English countryside aura mixed with authentic South African hospitality and features five air-conditioned luxury tents which can sleep a maximum of five people. The tents have private barbecue facilities, wood burning fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, private wood-fired hot tubs and spacious raised viewing decks with magnificent views of the surrounding landscape. Onsite activities include picnics , nature walks through the surrounding indigenous forest where guests can see the iconic enormous 500-year-old Yellowwood tree, hiking trail along the tranquil Mpofana River where swimming and catch and release fishing can be enjoyed. The camp is a perfect base to explore the surrounding tourist attractions like the magnificent Howick and Karkloof falls,the Karkloof canopy tour and the the Nelson Mandela Capture site. Guests can also trek the Midlands on horseback.

Why we like it

Serene picturesque countryside, exhilarating activities and the perfect spot to discover the Midlands and its surrounding areas.

Quick Facts

Accommodation Type: Self-catering, Camping
Rates from: Less than $150 p.p.p.d.
Camp Size: Medium
Max No of Guests: 25
Children Friendly: Yes
Minimum Age: 0

Grading and Accreditation

Star Grading: Not Graded
Green Rating Accreditation: No
Responsible Tourism Certified: No

Location

Details Distance (Km) Travel Time (Min)
Nearest Town Howick23km22min
Nearest Major City Durban122km77min
Nearest Major Airport King Shaka International Airport 147km101min
Nearest Hospital Mediclinic Howick 21km 20min

Park / Reserve

Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park Please click to view

Activities

Primary

Self-drive Safari

Secondary

Horse-riding
Hiking

Optional

Fishing
Game Drive
Golf

Facilities

Room

Air conditioning
Fire place

Camp

This Experience

Safari type

Intimate Nature Experience

Specialist Species

Birding

Malaria area

No

Suitable for

Couples
Children
Families
Small groups
Private group
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