Welcome to HowickVillage.co.za, Howick's online business directory, the residents and visitors guide to living, shopping and learning in Howick. Howick is considered the business hub of the KZN Midlands region of KwaZulu-Natal, fulfilling the needs for the town of Howick, surrounding farms and rural communities. Howick is on the well-worn meander route which brings shoppers, foodies, snow seekers and nature enthusiasts to the midlands in droves.
Aesthetically pleasing are Howick's beautiful old churches, its suburban heart filled with giant green trees and a waterfall with a viewing site where visitors to Howick simply have to stop and gaze, take photographs and linger, mesmerised by the sheeting water. The water falls down a one hundred metre drop. Take a little drive along the Karkloof road to enjoy the Karkloof Falls and forests. Then, if your schedule allows and perhaps adventure even deeper into the Karkloof to experience ziplining.
Nearby Howick, you will find Midmar Dam, renowned for hosting the annual Midmar Mile swim event in February. Enjoy picnic's, fishing, yachting, water skiing, cycling and long hikes at Midmar Resort. Other assorted athletic meetings are hosted at Midmar during the year. All the roads out of Howick boast green farmland, veld or forest at their edges, making this an area filled by an expansive farming community, business people who love the country feel, retirees looking for a peaceful pace and families spreading their wings.