Visit Pinetown - Best of Pinetown

Pinetown is a town just inland from Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Pinetown is situated 16 km west of Durban at an elevation of 1,000 to 1,300 feet (305 to 395 m).


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Pinetown in South Africa. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Pinetown like a local. Pinetown is located at a short trip away from Pietermaritzburg a major city in South Africa. Take a short trip from Pinetown and set some time aside to explore the Pietermaritzburg. Dotted with places like Tala Privated Game Reserve, Kwazulu-natal Botanical Gardens, Butterflies For Africa; it will definitely be a good idea. A holiday in Pinetown can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Pinetown*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pinetown

    Know the pollution level of Pinetown before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 56.62 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 42.65 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 63.97 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 27.27 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 46.32 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.91 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 46.88 (Moderate)
  • Pinetown: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Pinetown for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pinetown.

    • Burglary and Theft 83.13 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 80.28 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 91.6 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 79.64 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 77.02 (High)
    • Attacks 77.38 (High)
    • Drug offense 72.44 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 33.59 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 7.87 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 61.18 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 66.21 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 81.3 (Very High)
  • Living in Pinetown - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Pinetown is 143.3 (High)

    • Safety Index 20.43 (Low)
    • Climate Index 95.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 53.26 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 32.03 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 40.03 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 51.24 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.15 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 98.47 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Pinetown

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pinetown

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.74 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.67 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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