Recently released book detailing the history of the Adendorff family in South Africa. Lists all of the descendants of Michiel Joseph Adendorff and Aletta Henrietta Bredenkamp and packed with photos, military records and anecdotes. Written by Robin Adendorff & Tiny Christie. Soft cover R350.00, hard cover R500.00 + postage. Please e-mail admin@greytown.co.za



.......Click on the Calendar button to see what is on in and around Greytown.............

Who else but Ernie paid a surprise and un-scheduled visit to the Greytown Country Club on Friday night! read all about it in the Gazette.


The Opera Kings wowed the audience on Saturday night 25 October after the Sharks had won the Currie Cup! Read more


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Take a drive to the Umvoti Flower Reserve at the Lake and check out the rare Hilton Daisies, Scilla and other rare flowers now in full bloom. Read more


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Paul Pienaar formerly of Greytown was killed in a plane crash in Mozambique on 18 September 2008

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Greytown welcomes our new traffic chief, Mr Khayelihle Eric Simelane!


ArcadiaTicket Draw Organizing team (in front ): Wynina Jansen van Vuyrren; back: Hanlie van der Westhuizen; Eleanor de Nysschen; Lynn Hayden; Rita Reibling; and manager Sue Strydom at the back with Jack Drew













Home of the little elephant

The Jewel of Kwa-Zulu Natal!


We desperately need to record the history of the Umvoti district while there are still people alive that have first hand knowledge available. Please will anyone who is compiling family histories or similar projects or knows of someone who is doing so contact us URGENTLY


The intention of this site is to put all information about Greytown in one place easily accessible to all. We hope to provide useful and interesting information to residents, businesses, visitors, ex-Greytonians and all people maintaining or exploring their links to Greytown.

We are completely content-orientated and so we ask you to excuse the lack of sophisticated web tools and graphics!  



Buy Books Online @ Aardvark Press

Some links to local websites

Alib Art  Barts Computers  Deutsche Schule Hermannsburg  Greytown Office Machines  KwaSizabantu    Link Seed   Mascor  Montello Safari Lodge Nel & Stevens  Pannar Rietvlei  Wembley College Wizzard Worms



Some other towns and attractions in Kwazulu -Natal

Durban Estcourt Ixopo  LadysmithMargate Midlands Meander NewcastlePietermaritzburgPort  ShepstoneThe Sharks RugbyUtrechtVolksrustVryheidKwazulu - Natal

And some other useful and interesting sites

Igloo Supersport The Darwin Awards How Stuff Works SA Government Departments

See who has visited us and show us where you are!


We need your helpPLEASE!

The area around Greytown consists of a wide range of habitats and altitudes with a result that we are blessed with a rich FLORA and FAUNA. Please help us draw comprehensive lists.

Mammals Birds Butterflies Plants  Snakes  Trees

Features we would like to work on and would appreciate your help!

Country Club  Greytown High School  Khobotho Ranch  Kranskop  Lilani Hotsprings  Merthley Lake  Mhlopeni Nature Reserve  Montello Safari Lodge  Muden Ngome Game Reserve  Shu Shu Hotsprings  St Cathryn's Golf Course  The Kop  Umvoti Flower Reserve  Weenen Game Reserve  Wembley College Zingela Safari Lodge...........