Hillcrest is within easy reach of a range of colorful Kwazulu-Natal’s well-known sights. The Phezulu Safari Beach and the Pavilion Westville are two of the popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. Also, be sure to check out the Killie Campbell Africana Library and the Durban Botanical Gardens.
To really understand Kwazulu-Natal, visit one of its many cultural destinations. Join a tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the fascinating displays at the Old Courthouse Museum in Durban, the Kwa Muhle Museum and the Old House Museum.
Hang out with the kids at the uShaka Marine World in Durban, Mini Town and Durban Funworld. Take photos, browse the educational displays and learn about animal biodiversity at the Umgeni River Bird Park in Durban.
If the sun is shining get outdoors and enjoy the nearby green spaces. If you are up for a walk drive out to one of the local beaches, for example South Beach in Durban, North Beach and Battery Beach. The conservation reserves such as the Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve in Durban, allow visitors to see the species of flora and fauna that exist in the local area.
Sights such as Sugar Terminal in Durban and Farewell Square are well worth visiting during your time in Hillcrest. The Juma Musjid Mosque in Durban offer those exploring Kwazulu-Natal a chance to better understand the role religion has played in the area.
To get active in nature, hit the fairways such as the Windsor Park Golf Course in Durban.
If you like to grab a bargain, visit the Gateway Shopping Centre in Umhlanga, Workshop Mall in Durban and Exhibition Centre.
Hillcrest is a place steeped in sporting history. Rub shoulders with local fans at ABSA Stadium, Durban, home to the Sharks rugby union team in spring and the Natal Sharks in autumn. Depending on the score, either celebrate or commiserate with friendly locals after the game in one of the nearby pubs, clubs or bars.
To really get to know Hillcrest, think about making a reservation at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Take your pick from the Hilton Durban, the Belaire Suites, Durban, or the Blue Waters Hotel, Durban.