Empangeni is situated 150m above sea level in the heart of sugar cane country. The subtropical climate makes Empangeni a perfect year-round holiday destination. Despite being a developing modern town, Empangeni has managed to maintain its original small town charm. Visitors can expect to be treated to warm friendly hospitality that is synonymous with Zululand.
The local museum offers visitors a look at the history of the sugar pioneers who forged the path of development in Empangeni with the opening of the mill in 1911. Other exhibits include Zulu Cultural and contemporary art displays, including the Mthethwa collection.
With true Zululand flair the arts and crafts centre, a community upliftment project, allows visitors to witness first-hand the making of authentic Zulu crafts, taste traditional Zulu cuisine and purchase charming Zulu mementoes.
Sporting enthusiasts can enjoy a round of golf on the spectacular 18-hole golf course, challenge the local talent to a game of squash and cool down in the Olympic size public pool.
For those more intent on enjoying a relaxing holiday, the many pubs and restaurants will cater to your every need whilst you sit back and enjoy the soothing views of the lush sugar cane fields and Ngoye mountain range.