The leafy suburb of Waterfall, Durban is a popular area for home owners who’re seeking a country lifestyle. Property for sale in Waterfall consists of mainly standalone houses with lush spacious gardens as well as a selection of secure cluster homes and complexes. An affordable family suburb with friendly neighbours, an active community and a good security system make Waterfall an ideal suburb to settle down in.

Situated on the outer edge of thriving suburbs like Hillcrest and Kloof, property in Waterfall offers residents a tranquil atmosphere. Looking back, Waterfall was mainly sugarcane fields, horse paddocks and a sparsely populated residential area. Today, it’s developing into a favoured suburb with easy access to the main transport systems, newly improved roads and the new Watercrest Shopping Mall. Waterfall is a popular option for homebuyers as one can live the best of both worlds here. It’s far enough from city life to simulate a sense of escape, while your creature comforts are really just a quick 20 minute drive from the peaceful suburb. Take a look at the houses for sale in Waterfall below and discover what life is like in this lovely Durban suburb.

“I moved to Waterfall over 30 years ago for the peace and quiet, tranquil living, and for the large spacious gardens the houses offer. My family and I love living in Waterfall because everyone knows their neighbours. It’s a close community. We wouldn’t live anywhere else."

Mino Coppola, PGP Kloof Agent

Explore Waterfall



Krantzkloof Nature Reserve is just a short drive from the area. Spectacular views and delightful picnic spots offer a wonderfully relaxing day out for the whole family. The reserve also has a variety of winding walks and trails to explore.

Sports and recreation

Sports and recreation

The Forest Hills Football Club has soccer and rugby facilities for kids and adults, and in the nearby suburb of Crestholme there’s paintball, horse riding and other recreational activities.

Dining out

Dining out

The nearby suburbs of Hillcrest and Kloof dish up an array of restaurants to suit all tastes, while the Watercrest Mall has all the standard food chains for a casual outing.

Wedding venues

Wedding venues

Waterfall has a great selection of wedding venues such as Crinkly Bottom, The DuBoirs, Camp Orchards and Greensleaves at Camelot. Many couples are choosing to have their receptions here as the facilities are fun, affordable and unique.

Living in Waterfall

Areas near to Waterfall

Hillcrest, Kloof,


Waterfall College offers quality education with Christian-based values. Hillcrest High School and Forest View Primary are also nearby options. 


The Links Shopping Centre has an excellent and affordable day-to-day healthcare for local residents as well as a 24hour emergency pharmacist. Hillcrest Private Hospital is the closest hospital.


The newly opened Watercrest Mall is the main shopping centre in the Upper Highway area and is centrally located for Waterfall residents.


Waterfall can be accessed via Kloof through the gorge (Kloof Falls Road) or from Hillcrest via Inanda Road. From there, the M13, and N3 is easily accessible.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius