On the N3 150km from Durban take any of the 3 marked exits.
The easiest N3 exit into Howick is the "Tweedie/Howick" exit - the furthest one from Durban, first one from further inland - as the road in has no "speed bumps". The other two exits lead into Howick over several of these which could be detrimental to low-slung cars!
Howick falls. A 94 meter high waterfall in the Umgeni river. The falls and surrounding area is a National monument and there is a 2 hour hiking trail (Gorge Walk) to the pools at the base of the falls.edit
Mandela Monument, (Follow the R103 towards Lions River for about 10km). A commemorative plinth marking the place where Nelson Mandela was arrested on August 5, 1962, leading to his conviction and longterm prison sentence, before becoming president of South Africaedit
Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve, 1 Karkloof Road, ☎ +27 (0)33 330-3931 (email@example.com, fax: +27 (0)33 330-4576), . Open 8AM to 4:30PM. 700 hectares situated in the valley immediately below the Howick falls with eland, giraffe, impala, nyala, oribi, reedbuck, wildebees and zebra.edit
Howick Falls, ☎ Howick Tourism +27 (0)33-330-5305, . edit
Midmar dam, (opposite side of the N3 highway about 7km from Howick). Excellent watersport, fishing, camping and a game reserve. edit
Midmar Nature Reserve, ☎ +27 (0)33 330-2067 (fax: +27 (0)33 330-5868), . Open 8AM to 4:30PM daily for day visitors (Gates are open 24 hours for residents in the park). Many antelope species including blesbok, reedbuck, hartebees, wildebees and zebra. Also some white rhino.edit
Enduro Motorcycle Tours, . Motorcycle Tours – Guided enduro , off-road and dirt bike tours , day rides and trainings. Enduro bike rental or bring your own bike and experience some of the rural parts of the region. Man , machine and nature = adventure. edit
The Original Pancake Cafe, 2 Fallsview Road, ☎ +27 (0)33 330-6377 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Open 9am to 4:30pm daily. Closed on Tuesdays. The pancake shop is recommended!edit
Fred's Pies, (On the main road from the Tweedie turn-off from the N3 at the Greendale centre), ☎ +27 (0)33 330-4768 (email@example.com). Serves excellent pies and some of the best fish and chips in SA.edit
Red Tap Pub, 5 Harvard St, ☎ +27 (0)33 330-8045. Serves excellent, and reasonably prices, English style pub grub.edit
Afton Restaurant, cnr Somme and Belle street, ☎ +27 (0)33 330-5256 (firstname.lastname@example.org), . For something more special, full menu meals and set-price specials.edit
Stocklands Farm Bed and Breakfast, ☎ +27 (0)33 330-5225 (email@example.com). A 150 year-old stone house with original yellowwood ceilings and doors offers accommodation to travellers from all over the world.edit
The Lodge @ Currys Post, ☎ +27(0)33 330 6802, . checkin: 1PM; checkout: 10AM. Central to the Midlands Meander, the 40-hectare farm is a-top a hill, surrounded by pine and gum plantations, as well as natural forests, with sweeping 180-degree views of the Karkloof mountains. Homemade biscuits, chocolates and fresh flowers add a special touch in each room. Family run business.edit