Welcome to HowickVillage.co.za, Howick's online happy place, the residents and visitors guide to living, shopping and learning in Howick. Howick is considered the business hub of the midlands region of KwaZulu-Natal, fulfilling the agricultural needs for surrounding farm and rural communities. Howick is on the well-worn meander route that 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 busy viewing site, visitors to Howick simply have to stop and gaze, take photographs and linger, mesmerised by the sheeting water. The water falls down a good one hundred metre drop. Take a little drive along the Karkloof road to enjoy the Karkloof Falls 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.