Howick is a town located in the uMgungundlovu District Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. The town is 1050 m above sea level, and about 88 kilometres from the port city of Durban. It enjoys warm summers and cool dry winters. The town is located on the N3 freeway, connecting it with the rest of South Africa. Howick has many points of interest in the area, including the Howick Falls, Midmar Dam and local shops and restaurants.