Your Guide to the Drakensberg and Natal Midlands

Drakensberg Mountains - Accommodation, hiking trails & tourism

The Drakensberg Mountains stretch south from the northwestern border of Kwazulu Natal  for a lenght of 400km. The Drakensberg mountains are a spectacular scene, originally referred to as the "Dragon Mountains" by early settlers to the Drakensberg Mountains are considered to be a pemier tourist attaction in South Africa. The mountains is affectionately known to locals as the 'Berg'.

The Drakensberg Mountains rise as high as 3000m, and host some of the most popular South African Nature Reserves. Well-known names, such as Mount-aux-Sources and the Natal Royal National Park, recently renamed the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, draw the attention of local as well as overseas tourists to enjoy the unique, majestic and breathtaking views.

The uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park has also recently been declared the fourth World Heritage Site in South Africa.

The main Drakensberg Mountain Peaks include: Mount-aux-Sources (3282m), Cathedral Peak (3004m), Cleft Peak (3280m), Cathkin Peak (3181m), Champagne Castle (3377m), Giant's Castle (3314m), Indumeni Peak (3200m), Ndedma Peak (3078m), Organ Pipes (2914m), Gatberg (2408m), Monk's Cowl (3234m), Windsor Castle (3065m), Castle Buttress (3053) and The Sentinel (3165m)

Come and experience the plendour of the Drakkensberg Mountains. Excellen accommodation oppertunities, huge choice of activites in the most spectacular souroundings you will find anywhere in South Africa.

Featured Drakensberg Accommodation and Activities

Antbear Guesthouse.
Guest house in the Drakensberg Mountains South Africa
Located near to Giants Castle the Antbear is a perfect base to explore the Drakensberg region. Hospitality, meals,, location and value for money makes the Antbear stand out
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Sycamore Avenue.
Treehouse accommodation on the midlands Meander
Tree house accommodation in the Natal Midlands. An ideal spot for honeymooners and other romantics. The tree hose comes including a jacuzzi and fireplace up in the air.
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Vergezient Mountain Retreat
Vergezient Mountain Retreat - Northern Drakensberg Accommodation
Superb  farm house accommodation with the best views of the  Northern Drakensberg

Palmswift Guesthouse
Palmswift Guesthouse - B&B accommodation in Winterton
Affordable B&B accommodation ideal to explore the Central Drakensberg

On Air Helicopter Tours.
Drakensberg helicopter tours, flights and safaris
Helicopter Tours based at Cathedral Peak Hotel.

Drakensberg hot air ballooning.
Drakensberg hot air balloon flights
Airborn Adventures offers stunning hot air balloon rides in the Kamberg Valley.


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