iSithumba is a rural and authentic Zulu village, situated in the unique Valley of 1000 Hills and only 40 minutes drive west of Durban.
It offers outdoor and culture enthusiasts a magnificent landscape of scenic mountain peaks and cliffs, meandering rivers, green valleys and abundant forests. The site is the prefect location to explore the Valley of a 1000 Hills and base for the iSithumba Tourism Route. Horse riding, 4x4 excursions and some of the most authentic Zulu Cultural Experiences in the country. Our site manager and guide, Jeffrey was recently voted the top cultural guide in KwaZulu-Natal in the Lilizela Tourism Awards.
The venue also offers camping and a great outdoor venue. This is peace and tranquility like you can not experience easily elsewhere.
iSithumba Adventures offers a range of activities and facilities including
Safe secure parking
Over 5Km's MTB trails
A MTB downhill track
Hiking Trails & Excellent Birding
Homestay and village tours
Range of fun taverns to experience
Horse Riding tours nearby
The perfect spot to use as a base to explore attractions such as the iSithumba Village Tour, 4x4 trails and Mqeku Picnic site
Credit Card facilities using Zapper
Guides are available at the site on request
The perfect wedding venue, deep in the Valley of a 1000 hills. In this section of the valley we are spoilt for views amongst the rolling hills and winding river. Recently refurbished, iSithumba is a unique setting just 45 minutes from Durban and 15 minutes from Hillcrest, a blend of rural and modern, where your private party, wedding, event or team building experience can take place in a wild African setting. Traditional thatched rondavels provide the shade and overlook the river below. Access to power and toilet facilities are available as is the option of adding on any of our activities and cultural tours. iSithumba is a large venue, safe, secure, peaceful and ideal for weddings and larger events. We can arrange catering, entertainment and decor for your perfect function deep in the valley, away from the crowds.
Exclusive use of iSithumba Adventure Park is available for
Full Day exclusive use: R4000 + VAT
This will include all necessary site management staff, security and parking. Catering, entertainment, decor and team building activities available upon request.
The Durban Green Corridor can also arrange a shuttle service from the city centre or GreenHub / Blue Lagoon Area - for self drive:
GPS Location 29°40’40.65″S 30°42’12.33″E
To reach iSithumba, take the N3 from either Durban or PMB
1) Take the Hammersdale offramp and turn towards Inchanga
2) Travel past the old railway station and turn right at the Inchanga station sign
3) Travel up the hill to the T-Junction and turn right
4) After a short distance,follow the T4 tourism sign, turn left on the tar road D1004 , and proceed +- 7km to find iSithumba adventures on your right hand side near the river.