Caterpillar and Catfish Cookhouse is situated on the crest of the Oliviershoek pass, overlooking the majestic Northern Drakensburg. With a rustic splendour, this historical stone-house hosts nine en-suite rooms, stylishly and comfortably decorated.
The lodge is in a renovated stone farm house with 8 large en suite bedrooms, either double or twins, with bath and shower. The restaurant prides themselves on a fusion African, Mexican & American South menu and their breakfasts will put you in good stead for a day of exploring the surrounding mountains.
Cuisine is special at Catapillar Catfish Cookhouse. Feel the cookhouse style cuisine with its eccentric array of fresh ingredients and experiences. Cajan style and a trout done more ways than you thought poaaibleCaterpillar & Catfish is close to the Royal Natal National Park, home to the famous Amphitheatre range, as well as the hotels and resorts in the Northern Drakensburg.
Activities at Catapillar Catfish Cookhouse
The house is situated 20 minutes away from the Royal
Natal National Park where one can do the various mountain
hikes, walks, trout fishing and horse riding (Rugged
The Witsieshoek Sentinel
Park is an hour's drive away.
There one can climb the mighty Sentinel with its chain ladders to the
top of the Tugela
Falls - the second highest falls
in the world (950m). The Sterkfontein
with its 'great yellows' is on our doorstep. The Cape Vulture
situated at the dam. You may visit the Tugela-Vaal pumped Storage Scheme
by phoning Ellias on 036 4386046. The Drakensberg Boys Choir (Dragons
Peak) is an hour's drive away with concerts every Wednesday. Do not
miss a trip to All Out Adventures for Flying / trapeze
/ Foofy slide / Bungee Bounce and the Gorge Swing (036 4386242). Visit DIDIMA
Rock Art Centre (036 4881027) and Four Rivers Rafting (0837851693).
Do not miss out on some eco-adventure at Drakensberg Canopy
Tours (036 468 1981). Golf at Hlalanathi (036 4386308). For
daily visits to the Tugela-Vaal Hydro-Electric Scheme (except weekends),
phone Ellias on 036 4386046.