Maps and Directions
Michaelhouse is located in the the railroad town of Balgowan in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.
125km north-west of Durban (1 hour and 30 minutes drive)
Durban – international Airport
50km north-west of Pietermaritzburg (40 minutes drive)
Pietermaritzburg, Oribi Airport – local airport
500km south-west of Johannesburg, on the N3 (4½ hour drive)
Johannesburg – international airport
From Durban / Pietermaritzburg
Take the N3 west (to Johannesburg). Take exit 107 “Howick North / Tweedie”. At the top of the off ramp, turn left. At the T-junction turn right onto the R103 signposted “Lions River, Balgowan, Nottingham Road”. Travel approximately 18km on the R103. At the Michaelhouse sign, turn left over the railway bridge.
Take the N3 south (to Durban). Travel through the Mooi River toll. Take the “Nottingham Road / Mount West” exit. Turn right to Nottingham Road. At Nottingham Road take the R103 to Balgowan. Travel approximately 15 km. At the Michaelhouse sign, turn right, over the railway bridge.
29.3995° S, 30.0472° E
Important Year Dates
Old Boys' Gaudy Dinners
Old Boys' Day
Hilton/Michaelhouse Sports Day (Away)
C Block Journey
D Block Pondoland Hike
E Block Camp
Carol Service : Parents and Community