Accommodation in Balgowan
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You will feel right at home at the Woodridge Country Hotel and Arum Hill Lodge.
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Balgowan lies 280 miles (451 kilometers) southeast of Pretoria, the capital of South Africa.
If you hope to catch a sporting event at Pietermaritzburg's Pietermaritzburg Oval, head 25 miles (40 kilometers) southeast of Balgowan. A large part of the excitement is being one with the cheering locals.
You'll be able to locate the Howick Public Falls and the Howick Golf Club in Howick, just 12 miles (19 kilometers) away. Alternatively, make your way 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the northeast of Balgowan for more to see and do. Here, in Karkloof Nature Reserve, you can stop by the Craigie Burn Dam and Crystal Lake.
There's plenty to amuse you during a trip to Pietermaritzburg, such as the Tatham Art Gallery, the National Botanical Gardens and Pietermaritzburg City Hall. And, it's only 25 miles (40 kilometers) southeast of Balgowan. The Butterflies for Africa and Msunduzi Museum are also worth visiting.
Traveling gives you the opportunity to discover a whole new array of regional flavors. Dive into the culinary culture of Kwazulu-Natal by checking out a few of the local eateries.
Typical meals here are usually made with prized components, including sorghum and fermented milk.
Two meals that best represent the local flavor are grilled game and sosaties (kebab). One bite of these and you'll start to feel as if you've been here all along.
To top off your local dining experience, you have to try malva pudding (syrup cake), a local dessert here.
If you need to relax after running around, head to a restaurant or bar and enjoy a glass of Rusty Gun Bitter Ale, a popular local beer.
St Andrews Day occurs on the 30th of November. This is an upbeat time all over the nation, so get out and party!
Pack your bags, spend the last of your rands and say a final goodbye to the fantastic Kwazulu-Natal area.
If you'll be traveling to Balgowan by air, be aware that this destination's closest major airport is Pietermaritzburg Airport, located 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southeast.
Packages in Balgowan
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