Holidays in the Drakensberg

The Drakensberg, in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, is a region well-known for its remarkable beauty, rich heritage and natural importance. Our accommodation in the Southern Drakensberg, provides access to some breathtaking sites throughout the region.

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Bushman's Nek
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Resorts in the Drakensberg

Bushman's Nek is found among some of the most picture-perfect landscapes in the Drakensberg, ideal for hiking, horse-riding, fly fishing or scenic family picnics, with a wide range of onsite activities up for grabs like swimming, tennis, bowls and squash.

Castleburn is located in the vicinity of the charming village of Underberg and is a treat for nature lovers, fishermen and families, with numerous onsite facilities including trout dams, a swimming pool, tennis, hiking, horse riding, sailing and boating.

Champagne Lane guarantees peace and tranquillity featuring unobstructed views of the Drakensberg, where you can relax in a serene environment admiring the views, enjoy the resident birdlife or take a hike on one of the well-known hiking trails in the area.

Rated as one of south Africa’s most picturesque destinations, Champagne Sports Resort has it all – perfect for romantic escapes, golfing trips and family holidays, relaxing breaks or active outdoor adventures in a luxurious setting with five-star service.

The thatched cottages at Champagne Valley Resort, near Bergville, feature spectacular views of Cathkin Peak, Champagne Castle, Monks Cowl and the Dragon Peaks are a wonderful location from which to explore the many activities and sights of this diverse area.

The Drakensberg is world renowned as a place of great beauty and natural diversity, and while staying at Drakensberg Sun you can hike, climb, ride, relax, play golf, explore historic sites or cycle amongst the verdant rolling hills to your heart's content.

Located on the prestigious Drakensberg Gardens property, Fairways provides a host of onsite activities and close access to all the sights of the Southern Drakensberg including stunning natural scenes and the dramatic Sani Pass leading to the Lesotho highlands.

Set against the backdrop of the breathtaking Drakensberg Amphitheatre and the Royal Natal National Park near Bergville, Mont Aux Sources is is a popular conference venue and better still, a relaxed holiday destination.

Mount Champagne overlooks the towering peaks of the Cathkin and Champagne mountains and is the perfect nature lover’s retreat, close to the Drakensberg Boys’ Choir School. Fully stocked dams are a fisherman’s delight in these pleasant, tranquil surroundings.

Nestled in the heart of the southern Drakensberg on the 860 acre Drakensberg Gardens property, Mountain View offers the perfect family holiday and more - guests can enjoy sports, horse-riding, fishing and a games room or just lazing around the swimming pool.

Set amidst the scenic tranquillity of the southern Drakensberg, Riverbend is situated on an 860 acre estate offering every opportunity for a casual family holiday, as well as opportunities to explore your surroundings, play a round of golf or simply relax.

Experience laid-back relaxation at Suntide Qunu Lodge, secluded high up in the remote Ixopo valleys away from the stress and strain of daily life with plenty of onsite activities for fun and entertainment along with a great ambience for relaxed contemplation.

The towering Drakensberg

In Zulu, the Drakensberg region is referred to as uKhahlamba – the Barrier of Spears, and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site – protecting a region of stunning natural significance and cultural legacy in the form of ancient rock art. Explore the Drakensberg with the following activities: - Take a day hike to view well-preserved bushman cave art – a cultural legacy - Explore Garden Castle Nature Reserve, and marvel at the stunning vistas of Giant’s Castle - Spend the day horse riding, fly fishing or biking surrounded by truly spectacular scenery - Venture on a short day trip up Sani Pass and enjoy a hot chocolate in Lesotho!

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