These beautiful gardens located near Howick, KZN are a sight to behold especially in Spring. As per usual you are welcome to bring a picnic lunch and to bring friends and family. Directions from the N3 at Howick. Take either the Midmar Dam or Tweedie turnoff. Both these roads lead to Howick. Travel along Main Street through Howick until you reach the Rietvlei/Karkloof Road. Continue on tar until road becomes gravel. Your next landmark will be the Mbona gate on your right. Carry straight on as you wind up the hill. Look for the 32 km stone. Then turn right onto the New Hanover/York Road which is signposted. Travel downhill for 3 kilometres. Turn left onto District Road 583. Benvie is signposted at this point and the home is 200m away. Official open days are in September - see calendar for details. However the gardens are open throughout the year - on appointment only. Please enquire.
- The entry fee remains the same at R50 for adults and children are free, for pensioners a reduced entry fee of R30 will apply on all Thursdays.