Staying at vacation rental accommodations such as apartment rentals, condo rentals, villa rentals, home rentals, guest homes and bed and breakfasts in Estcourt actually means you don't have to do anything except absorb the peace of the amazing environment of this picturesque KwaZulu Natal town.
Estcourt lies along the Bushmans River, from which the town originally took its name, and is situated some 7 kilometres from the N3 national route linking Durban
(a two hour drive) with Gauteng
(a four hour drive). This picturesque, historic town is the start of the Battlefields Route
, and lies along the Bushmans River
in the hilly country that dominates most of the Natal Midlands
Estcourt is a gateway for tourism for the Drakensberg, the Midlands Meander and the Battlefields
regions of South Africa and home to unique and historic vacation rentals such as guest houses, cottage rentals, privately-owned vacation rental homes and villa rentals.
Giant’s Castle Game Reserve in the Drakensberg
, some 40 kilometres west of Estcourt, includes the magnificent Giant’s Castle Peak. The reserve is home to twelve different species of antelope, jackal, baboon and the lammergeyer, which is the largest eagle on the continent. Vacation rental accommodation guests who visit the reserve will experience awe-inspiring views of the Drakensberg Mountain Range.
The Midlands Meander
in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal, is a collection of arranged routes that offer vacation home rental accommodation visitors hospitality in truly beautiful surroundings with fascinating local events, exceptional restaurants, revitalizing outdoor activities, over-the-top sports adventures, historic landmarks, wildlife conservation, and best of all “shop-till-you-drop” unique arts and crafts.
Walk in the footsteps of famous military strategists - Shaka, Winston Churchill, Mahatma Gandhi and General Louis Botha - they were all part of the KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields
. The wind sighs and whispers the secrets and sorrows of great battles, made visible by lone forts and small graveyards on these undulating landscapes ringed with rocky outcrops.
If these legends inspire your adventurous spirit, you may want to venture out and experience white- water rafting down the rapids of the mighty Thukela, sailing on the Chelmsford Dam, and hunting in the designated hunting reserves - this region offers you all of these pursuits in close proximity to vacation rentals.
Owner Direct Vacation Rentals accommodations are reputed worldwide for their excellent service and unique offerings. Vacation rental accommodations, such as apartment rental, condo rental, chalet rental, villa rental and guest homes promise action-packed days for family holidays in Estcourt. Bursting with great out-of-the-way places and shelters, boasting the best winters in South Africa
with warm year-round sub-tropical sun are just a few more reasons to rent your vacation rental lodging here.