And don’t forget the swim suit.
Midmar Resort overlooking the sprawling Midmar Dam is in Midmar Nature Reserve on the Umgeni River and is situated 3 km from Howick in the middle of the Midlands Meander.
Its large expanse of fresh water, extensive meandering shore line, open grasslands, outdoors action and recreation facilities makes it the perfect “one size fits all” family destination.

It is fit for relaxing, sunbathing, bird watching, game viewing, swimming, mountain biking, canoeing, off-road running, yachting, water sports and a whole host of other water and land based activities that will please the whole family. The Fern Hill Hotel is only 2 km away, welcomes Midmar guests.
Midmar Nature Reserve features a variety of antelope and small game species with self-guided game viewing and game walks where you can get really close to fauna and flora.
The famous Midmar Mile is staged at this resort and is the world's largest annual open-water race attracting thousands of competitors each year, ranging from serious international athletes and Olympic medallists to recreational swimmers. Book your Midmar Mile weekend chalet one year in advance to avoid disappointment.
Midmar is situated a couple kilometres off the N3 and can be approached via the Howick North/Tweedie off-ramp or the Howick off-ramp. It is 30 minutes from Pietermaritzburg and 4hrs from Johannesburg.
Midmar Resort features 14 two-bed chalets, 13 four-bed chalets with two bedrooms, three five-bed chalets with two bedrooms and two six-bed chalets with three bedrooms.

All the chalets include a lounge/dining room, fully equipped kitchen and barbecue facilities. One of the six-bed chalets caters for disabled visitors. All chalets are equipped with DSTV.

There are also wonderful camping facilities available at Midmar Resort. Rustic cabins and camping along the water's edge offers a refreshing outdoor experience.
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Resort Accommodation offered
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Munro Bay13 x 4-bed chalets
Munro Bay3 x 5-bed chalets
Munro Bay2 x 6-bed chalet
Munro Bay16 x 4-bed rustic cabins