Pietermaritzburg is the capital of South African sports, with the city hosting three world- renowned sporting events annually. The internationally acclaimed
has been run between Pietermaritzburg and Durban every year since 1921.
starting on the Msunduzi River, meandering through the Valley of a Thousand Hills, through the Inanda Dam and ending in the Mgeni River, is the highlight of the canoeing year. This race is a true test of endurance. Each February, 16 000 swimmers are attracted to the shores of the Midmar Dam to swim the famous – one of the largest open water swimming competitions in the world. Whether you’re a serious athlete or an avid supporter, Airlink will get you to Pietermaritzburg, ensuring that you arrive well-rested and ready for action!