Workshops & Conferences
Our conference room, with a fire place to keep you warm in the winter and airconditioner to keep you cool in the summer.
It can hold up to 100 plus people.
There is a screen for powerpoint presentations and a TV/DVD player.
We serve delicious home cooked meals which you can enjoy in our dining room. We have 25 rooms sharing 2 per room plus a dormitory which holds 10. Relax in our tea and TV lounge and even enjoy your service in our chapel.
Nearby - Howick Falls
Near the small town of Howick, 24kms north of Pietermaritzburg, the Umgeni river plunges over the The waterfall is approximately 95 meters in height (311 feet) and lies on the Umgeni River. The Zulu people called the falls KwaNogqaza, which means "Place of the Tall One". The falls were most likely first seen by European explorers in the early 1800s. However the kwaZulu Natal province has known human occupation for well over 30, 000 years and it is likely that it was a well known site prior to any western influence given the rich legend surrounding the area. Many people have been swept over the falls, especially in the pioneer days of the province, as some settlers thought the easiest place to cross the river was just above the falls. There have been a recorded 40 deaths surrounding Howick falls with the first recorded death occurring in 1851. Most of these have been recorded as suicides but accidents and murder have also been know to happen, contributing to if not maintaining the local legendary status of the falls. According to local legend the pool at the bottom of the falls is the residence of the Inkanyamba a giant serpent-like creature. According to lore only sangomas can safely approach the falls and then only to offer prayers and other acts of worship to the inkanyamba, ancestral spirits and the 'Great God'. Despite, or perhaps because of its chequered history kwaNogqaza has become a principle tourist attraction for the kwaZulu Natal midlands.
Nearby - Midmar Dam
Midmar Dam is a dam and recreation area near Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Boating, swimming, waterskiing, picnicing, and fishing are popular pastimes at Midmar Dam. Each year, the Midmar Mile swimming race is held there, which organizers call "the world's largest open water swimming event". Over 20,000 entries were received for the 2009 event. Midmar Dam is located in the Midlands of Kwa-Zulu Natal.
Morgenzon has camping and caravanning sites, both powered and non-powered, and Eikedal and Blackhurst Peninsula (start of the Midmar Mile) are both stunning picnic area. The dam also hosts a yacht club, and lock up storage facilities for boats. There are both chalets and log cabins at the dam too.
No matter what time of year one visits the dam, it is essential to have clothing/gear for both hot and cold weather - the weather changes are rapid, and do not always correspond with the weather in the surrounding area.
Midmar Dam is easily accessible from the N3 motorway.
Nearby - Hilton College
Hilton College is a private full boarding senior school for boys located near the small town of Hilton in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands of South Africa. It is one of the most prestigious schools in South Africa.
It was founded in 1872 by Gould Arthur Lucas and William Orde Newnham, an Anglican priest, when Natal was a British colony, as a non-denominational Christian school for boys. It is located on a 17 square kilometre estate.
The original school buildings were red brick but with development this changed to the present Cape Dutch style. Hilton has established a friendly rivalry with other schools in the province including: Maritzburg College, Michaelhouse and Kearsney College.
Hilton is a member of the unofficial Elite Seven. Nelson Mandela was a guest speaker at the school's annual prizegiving and speech day in 2001.
Besides being the two most expensive schools of their kind in South Africa, Hilton College and Michaelhouse have much in common in that they are both boarding schools, with Hilton being full-boarding. Both are located near one another in the somewhat remote KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.
A friendly rivalry on the sportsfield has developed since 1896, and the high point of this is the Hilton-Michaelhouse Day, which alternates every year between the two campuses and during which the schools play one another in sport. The day cumlinates in a rugby match between the two 1st XVs.