Pinetown Tourism

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.

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

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

    • Air Pollution 44.26 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 58.9 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.69 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 67.37 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 27.59 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45.76 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 44.07 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 46.43 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Pinetown for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pinetown.

    • Burglary and Theft 84.28 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 82.25 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 87.32 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 91.58 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 81.38 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 79.13 (High)
    • Attacks 77.74 (High)
    • Drug offense 73.27 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 31.46 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 7.11 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 63.5 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 65.73 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 81.62 (Very High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Pinetown is 137.53 (High)

    • Safety Index 19.12 (Very Low)
    • Climate Index 95.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 53.53 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 26.51 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 39.62 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 57.02 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.57 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 74.43 (Moderate)
    • 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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.75 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49.83 USD

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