Newcastle’s Top Attractions

From Historical Sites to The Best Entertainment

Rich with stories, Newcastle is one of KwaZulu Natal’s most important historic locations. Spend your day exploring the beautiful landscapes and moving sites in the Battlefields region, and your evenings enjoying Newcastle’s best entertainment in the Blackrock Casino. Positioned within the Blackrock Casino and Entertainment centre, next door to a modern shopping mall and conveniently near the main highway, the Garden Court Blackrock hotel is perfectly located to enjoy a great holiday in Newcastle.

Please view the information below for visiting our recommendations on top attractions in and around Newcastle KwaZulu Natal.

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P.O. Box 20295, Newcastle, 2940+27 72 271 1766

The sites of famous skirmishes that rocked the British, weakened the Boers and broke the mighty Zulu nation continue to draw visitors.

Drakensberg+27 36 448 1557

The Northern and Central Drakensberg area has some of the most beautiful scenery that can be imagined.

Uthukela DC+27 36 631 9026

Nambiti Private Game Reserve is set in KwaZulu-Natal on 22 000 magnificent acres near the town of Ladysmith.

100 Allen St, Newcastle, 2940+27 34 328 1777

Blackrock Casino is nestled in the heart of the Battlefields en route from Durban to Johannesburg. Our contemporary style complex can be easily found just off the N11 outside of Newcastle.

Fw Beyers Ave, Newcastle+27 34 318 7200

The garden province of South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal is a subtropical region of lush and well-watered valleys, washed by the warm Indian Ocean.

Sanctuary Road, Pietermaritzburg, 3201+27 33 341 9570

The jewel of Pietermaritzburg, Liberty Midlands Mall echoes the lifestyle offerings of the Zulu Kingdom, with its unique design influenced by indigenous African culture.

Fort Amiel Newcastle 2940+27 34 315 3318

Fort Amiel houses an historic/cultural museum. Military displays of the two Anglo-Boer Wars. There is a wonderful cookhouse re-construction, this shows a typical British Army Base found in the 1880s.

15 Markham Rd, Pietermaritzburg, 3201, South Africa+27 33 386 9577

Pietermaritzburg Airport is an airport, formally known as ORIBI Airport, in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. The airport serves the city of Pietermaritzburg and surrounds as well as the outer west suburbs of Durban.

Cnr. Ladysmith Road & Oak Street, Newcastle, 2940+27 11 217 7716

The centre comprises of 38 000sqm of single-level prime retail, air-conditioned space, within a generously proportioned, naturally lit closed structure.

Chelmsford Nature Reserve Normandien Newcastle South Africa+27 34 351 1753

Chelmsford Nature Reserve surrounds the Ntshingwayo Dam. It is one of KwaZulu Natal’s state dams managed by Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife that are set aside to provide outdoor recreation