Location of Midmar Dam and Nature Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal

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Midmar Dam and Nature Reserve is a short drive from the town of Howick and about 20 minutes drive from Pietermaritzburg in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa.

Visitors staying at Midmar Dam can visit many top attractions on the Midlands Meander tourist route through scenic KwaZulu-Natal countryside in South Africa. Midmar Dam and Howick are situated at the gateway to the Midlands.

Directions to Midmar Dam and Nature Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal

Midmar Dam is 7km (4.3 miles) from Howick and 24km (15 miles) from Pietermaritzburg.

By Road

  • From the N3 highway, take the R103 Howick / Midmar off-ramp
  • At the stop sign, follow the signs towards Midmar Dam, which is about 4km (2.4 miles) further on

GPS Co-Ordinates for Midmar Dam and Nature Reserve


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