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Drakensberg

Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg is a region of KwaZulu-Natal encompassing the spectacular 200 km long Drakensberg Mountain Range which separates Lesotho from South Africa. Within the region is the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, a 243000 ha protected area and the province’s second World Heritage site. The uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park is divided into the northern section accessed via the towns of Winterton and Bergville and the much larger southern section accessed via Underberg and Himeville. Starting in 1903, when ...

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Ntsikeni Nature Reserve – a little-known gem Ntsikeni Nature Reserve – a little-known gem

Nestled amongst the mountains in the foothills of the Drakensberg lies Ntsikeni Nature Reserve – an area of unique natural...

The Spectacular Sani Pass Drive The Spectacular Sani Pass Drive

Sani Pass becomes busier than Durban's city morning traffic when it snows on the Drakensberg or in Lesotho...

Hike to Roland Hike to Roland's cave in the Drakensberg

If you're in the mood for a challenging hike and sleepover - you'll enjoy the lesser-known gem, known as Roland's Cave...

Hiking in the Drakensberg exploring Injisuthi Hiking in the Drakensberg exploring Injisuthi

I recently spent a few days hiking in the Central Drakensberg area known as Injisuthi and was struck by the realisation of what...

Into Thin blue Air - Drakensberg Gardens Golf Course Into Thin blue Air - Drakensberg Gardens Golf Course

In an idyllic setting in the shadow of the mountains, Mark Sampson discovered a resort course punching well above its ...

Beyond the rolling hills - fulfilling a boyhood dream Beyond the rolling hills - fulfilling a boyhood dream

If you love doing motor biking on exciting off road routes, then this trip to the Sani pass may be just what you are looking for!

Didima Resort, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Didima Resort, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

This unique resort near Cathedral peak, Drakensberg, is themed around the local San rock-art caves ...

Wild Trout Trekking Wild Trout Trekking

It’s a special breed of flyfisherman who takes on the trout in the high reaches of uKhahlamba’s streams.

Take the Plunge Take the Plunge

If you have a sense of adventure, bum-sliding, rock-hopping and swimming through a kloof will give you an adrenalin kick.

Works of Art Works of Art

A short walk from the rest camp at Giant’s Castle takes you to one of the biggest and best preserved rock art sites ...

Mont-Aux-Sources Mont-Aux-Sources

The Upper part of the Drakensberg, Mont-Aux-Sources, with Sentinal Peak and the Tugela Falls, can be accessed via Phuthaditjaba...

Drakensberg Canopy Tour, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg Canopy Tour, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Drakensberg Canopy Tour is located in the Blue Grotto Forest just outside the Monks Cowl area of the Drakensberg...

Kamberg Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Kamberg Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Kamberg Nature Reserve is part of the beautiful Kamberg Valley and lies within the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park ...

Himeville Museum, Himeville, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Himeville Museum, Himeville, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

The Himeville Museum, in the town of the same name is one of the best rural museums in South Africa. Himeville was established ...

Mzimkhulu Wilderness Area, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Mzimkhulu Wilderness Area, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Mzimkhulu Winderness Area lies in the southernmost part of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, the world heritage site ...

The Swamp Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal The Swamp Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

The Swamp Nature Reserve, as its name suggests is mostly a wetland and is situated in the southern uKhahlamba Drakenberg Park ...

Himeville Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Himeville Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Himeville Nature Reserve is adjacent to the town of Himeville near the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park in KwaZulu-Natal ...

Garden Castle Nature Reserve, Drakenberg, KwaZulu-Natal Garden Castle Nature Reserve, Drakenberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Garden Castle Nature Reserve, in the southern part of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, a world heritage site in KwaZulu-Natal ...

Cobham State Forest, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Cobham State Forest, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Cobham State Forest is a 52000ha nature reserve in the southern part of the uKhahlamba Drakenberg Park, the world heritage site ..

Wagendrift Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Wagendrift Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Wagendrift Nature Reserve is situated near the town of Estcourt and about 50km from Winterton near the Drakensberg ...

Drakensberg Boys Choir, Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg Boys Choir, Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal

Drakensberg Boys Choir is a world famous choir school set in a 100 acre estate about 30 km from the town of Winterton ...

Spioenkop Dam Nature Reserve, Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal Spioenkop Dam Nature Reserve, Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal

Spioenkop Dam Nature Reserve lies at the foot of the rugged Spioenkop Mountains close to the towns of Bergville and Winterton ...

Rugged Glen Nature Reserve, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park Rugged Glen Nature Reserve, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park

Rugged Glen Nature Reserve lies just north of the Royal Natal National Park in the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg National Park ...

Cobham Nature Reserve Cobham Nature Reserve

Great birding begins on the 15km gravel road leading up to this unspoilt slice of KZN's Little Berg.

Record entries for DRAK Challenge Record entries for DRAK Challenge

Paddling the DRAK is like having an affair with a really wild, stormy and tempestuous lover. When it's good, it's insanely ...

Vergelegen Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Vergelegen Nature Reserve, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Vergelegen Nature Reserve is located in the Mkhomazi Wilderness Area in the southern part of the uKhahlamba-Drakenberg Park ...

Lotheni Nature Reserve Hikes, Drakensberg Lotheni Nature Reserve Hikes, Drakensberg

Lotheni Nature Reserve is located in the southern part of the Ukhalhlamba-Drakenberg Park in the Mkhomazi Wilderness Reserve ...

Lotheni Nature Reserve, Drakensberg Lotheni Nature Reserve, Drakensberg

Lotheni Nature Reserve is situated in the Mkhomazi Wilderness Area in the southern part of the UKhalhamba-Drakensberg Park ...

Highmoor Nature Reserve, Drakensberg Highmoor Nature Reserve, Drakensberg

Highmoor is part of the Mkhomazi Wilderness Area in the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park ...

Mkhomazi Wilderness Area,  uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park Mkhomazi Wilderness Area, uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park

The Mkhomazi Wilderness Area covers 54000 Ha of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park. Access is via the KwaZulu-Natal towns of ...

Heaven is a place on earth - great family holidays Heaven is a place on earth - great family holidays

We found two family holiday gems, Die Kloofhuis on Koelfontein Farm in Ceres and Orion Mont-Aux-Sources Resort in the Drakensberg.

Mountain Biking the Sani Pass, Underberg, Kwazulu-Natal Mountain Biking the Sani Pass, Underberg, Kwazulu-Natal

The Sani Pass is one of the most challenging passes to ride in the country, and traverses into Lesotho...

Mountain Biking on Mike Mountain Biking on Mike's Pass, Cathedral Peak, Drakensberg

This 35-km trail is arguably one of the best rides in South Africa, with spectacular scenery of Cathedral Peak in the Drakensberg.

Mountain Biking in Little Switzerland, Bergville Mountain Biking in Little Switzerland, Bergville

The Little Switzerland Resort in Bergville, Kwazulu-Natal is a mountain biker's paradise...

Bushman rock-art in the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Bushman rock-art in the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg

San rock-art in the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg is some of South Africa's most precious cultural treasures.

Giant Giant's Cup Hiking Trail, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park

This 60km, 5-day trail is an ideal introduction to the Drakensberg for those who are unfamiliar with it.

Hiking in Injisuthi, Estcourt, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, Hiking in Injisuthi, Estcourt, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park,

The Injisuthi Valley in the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg is home to South Africa's two highest peaks.

Cathkin Peak and Mdedelelo Wilderness hikes, Drakensberg Cathkin Peak and Mdedelelo Wilderness hikes, Drakensberg

The Mdedelo Wilderness Area in the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg is home to some of its most popular hikes.

The Cathedral Peak Two Passes hike, Drakensberg The Cathedral Peak Two Passes hike, Drakensberg

The Cathedral Peak area of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg is one of the most scenically beautiful hiking areas in South Africa.

Champagne Sports Resort Golf Course, Drakensberg Champagne Sports Resort Golf Course, Drakensberg

Champagne Sports Resort Golf Course is situated in the beautiful Champagne Valley in the Central Drakensberg ...

Hiking in the Cathedral Peak area, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Hiking in the Cathedral Peak area, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg

The Cathedral Peak and Mlambonja Wilderness area are amongst the favourite destinations for outdoor enthusiasts in South Africa.

Mont-aux-Sources to Cathedral Peak hike, Drakensberg Mont-aux-Sources to Cathedral Peak hike, Drakensberg

This 60km, 5-day hike features some of the most dramatic scenery in the whole of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park ...

Hiking in the Royal Natal National Park, Kwazulu-Natal Hiking in the Royal Natal National Park, Kwazulu-Natal

The Royal Natal National Park hiking trails are some of the most beautiful in the Drakensberg - 24 trails to choose from ...

Sani Pass Tours, Underberg, Kwazulu-Natal Sani Pass Tours, Underberg, Kwazulu-Natal

Sani Pass Tours is the most established operator of tours up the Sani Pass, having been in operation since 1955...

Royal Natal National Park, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal Royal Natal National Park, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal

The Royal Natal National Park in the Drakensberg is the hiking and walking mecca of South Africa...

uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, Kwazulu-Natal uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, Kwazulu-Natal

The Umkhahlamba Drakensberg Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, inscribed into the world heritage records in 2000.

Trees with tales to tell - Himeville & Underberg Trees with tales to tell - Himeville & Underberg

' You could be in and out of this area in three hours,' Fatima Jakoet was told after asking if four days was enough to explore Himeville...