Howick
in uMgungundlovu District Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-29.478 and 30.231 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -29° 28' 40" and E 30° 13' 50"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rand - ZAR
Spoken languages:
Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English, Tswana, Southern Sotho, Tsonga, Swati, Venda, South Ndebele
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:23 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Johannesburg
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:52 am and 5:17 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
20.905 and -156.225 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Huelo
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for South Africa in Southern Africa

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to South Africa.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning South Africa. Last Update: 2020-07-13 07:21:27

Discover Howick

Howick in uMgungundlovu District Municipality (KwaZulu-Natal) with it's 28,725 citizens is a city in South Africa about 287 mi (or 461 km) south-east of Pretoria, the country's capital city.

Local time in Howick is now 01:23 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Johannesburg with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Howick, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in South Africa is Pietermaritzburg Airport in a distance of 16 mi (or 25 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Maloti-Drakensberg Park in Lesotho at a distance of 109 mi (or 175 km). Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Pietermaritzburg, Wartburg, Impendle, Richmond and Camperdown. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 18°C / 65 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 48%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 2% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 14th of July 2020

11°C (52 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 15th of July 2020

11°C (52 °F)
3°C (37 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 16th of July 2020

17°C (62 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Protea Hotel Hilton

Address
6,2 mi
1 Hilton Avenue, Hilton
3245 Pietermaritzburg
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sunbird Guest House

Address
2,7 mi
30 Anderson Road Merrivale HOWICK KZN
3291 Howick
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Nutmeg Guest House

Address
0,4 mi
5 Dicks Street
3290 Howick
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Biggy Best Cottages

Address
0,5 mi
22 Fraser Street
3290 Howick
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Howick Falls Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
2 Main Street
3290 Howick
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Hilton Bush Lodge

Address
2,5 mi
District Road D534
3245 Hilton
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kings Hill Bed and Breakfast

Address
6,4 mi
3 Wattle Grove
Hilton
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Gateside Guest House

Address
7,2 mi
11 Quarry Road
3245 Hilton
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Tracey's B&B

Address
6,1 mi
5 Hayfields Road
3245 Hilton
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Howick Falls Monster

Published: August 14, 2011
Length: 06:52 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: AnimalXTV

For thousands of years Howick Falls, in the South African province of Kwa-Zulu Natal has been the source of legends. The Zulu's believe a giant snake, known as Inkanyamba inhabits the pool...


Howick Midnight Madness 2014

Published: November 14, 2014
Length: 02:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: jleswright

Midnight Madness in Howick, Auckland, New Zealand. Dancing from some talented young ladies and bagpipes from some more mature gentlemen.


3 sec Water Fall JUMP Insane!

Published: April 18, 2014
Length: 23:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Darryl Taylor

Karkloof Falls, Howick South Africa, these guys take a jump of a lifetime awtch to sse what happens.


Stefan's lateral locomotive high tech personal transportation device test run

Published: November 02, 2014
Length: 33:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Damian Caister

not realy, stef on a filthy slider.


Hope Testimonies - Craig Smith

Published: May 08, 2014
Length: 34:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Oasis Church Media

A down to earth testimony by Craig who tells about his life before and after he met Jesus, who changed his life forever.


Fifa 11 Demo coverage- Xabi Alonso Great Goal, scored by AI

Published: October 01, 2010
Length: 27:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Max Maw

Playing some Fifa 11 demo, here's the AI scoring against me, shows how good they are. Playing on World Class difficulty. Fifa 11 out today. Can't Wait!


MIDLANDS MEANDER CANOPY TOURS

Published: July 02, 2010
Length: 24:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: MidlandsMeander

Experience the thrill of flying through the canopy of the Karkloof Forest in the KZN Midlands with the fun-loving and affable Corrie Campbell. A Tekweni TV Production: www.satvchannel.com.


Southern African Birds: Bronze Mannikin at a feeder

Published: October 11, 2013
Length: 11:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: DougNorrisFam


SA Nationals Cup Race #2 - Cascades MTB Park, PMB : 14th April

Published: April 26, 2013
Length: 50:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mcsmcc

Highlights from the SA Nationals Cup Race DHI Champs Round 2 at Cascades MTB Park, 12-14 April 2013.


Mountain Biking UCI World Cup XC 2011 Rock Garden, Pietermaritzburg.mov

Published: February 27, 2011
Length: 11:31 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Pawmovies

This is an updated version of the 'Look out Tower' Rock Garden on the UCI World Cup XC course for 2011 @ Cascades, South Africa. A short section of fun for the pro's to earn their money on!


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Howick Falls

Howick Falls is a waterfall in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. The waterfall is approximately 95 m in height (310 feet) and lies on the Umgeni River. The Zulu people called the falls KwaNogqaza, which means "Place of the Tall One".

Located at -29.4867, 30.2389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Waterfalls of South Africa, Geography of KwaZulu-Natal, Visitor attractions in KwaZulu-Natal

Midmar Nature Reserve

Midmar Nature Reserve, also known as Midmar Dam Nature Reserve, is a dam on the Umgeni River is situated next to Howick, in the KwaZulu-Natal, province of South Africa.

Located at -29.5008, 30.2014 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Nature reserves in South Africa

UMngeni Local Municipality

uMngeni Local Municipality is an administrative area in the UMgungundlovu District of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. The municipality is named after the Umgeni River that runs through the municipal area.

Located at -29.4892, 30.2269 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Municipalities of Umgungundlovu

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Howick