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Drakensberg Holiday Packages

Whether it’s a romantic getaway, a family holiday, a weekend of adventure
or a company conference, the Drakensberg has a venue to suit you.

Midlands Meander Route Map in the Drakensberg Mountains

The Drakensberg mountains (the Dragon Mountain) or uKhahlamba (the Barrier of Spears) is a 200km+ mountain range. The largest portion of the Drakensberg area falls in the province of KwaZulu-Natal.

The Zulu people named it “Ukhahlamba” and the Dutch Voortrekkers named it “Drakensberg”. The Drakensberg Mountains, with its sheer cliffs and snow capped mountains in winter, tower over ravines and lush bush.

The Drakensberg plays host to a large variety of activities. For the adrenaline junkies there are activities such as: abseiling, sheer rock and ice climbing as well as white water rafting. A Helicopter ride over the Drakensberg is the ideal way to see the breathtaking landscape from a different perspective.

The Drakensberg with trails on both the upper and lower slopes area also the ideal place for hikers of all fitness levels. The Drakensberg is home to huge variety of plant and animal life, birding is extremely popular, as there is over 280 species in the area.

Alpine Heath Resort

Alpine Heath Resort

Self-catering midweek special
Chalet sleeps 6 people
From: R 1 848 per chalet per night
view of cathedral Peak

Cathedral Peak Hotel

3 night Special
From: R 3 732 per person sharing
valid to 31 May 2016
The Cavern Resort & Spa

The Cavern Resort & Spa

3 night special
From: R 2 900 per adult sharing
Alpine Heath Resort

Cathedral Peak

"Golden Oldies" Special
5 nights
From: R 6 000 pp sharing ( 5 nights)
Valid to 31 Oct
Granny Mouse Country House

Granny Mouse Country House

Natal Midlands, Couples Special
From: R 4 950 per couple sharing
Cathedral Peak Hotel

Cathedral Peak & Lions Valley Lodge

Berg and bush luxury combo
4 nights
From: R 6 700 per adult sharing
Champagne Sports Resort Golf Course

Champagne Sports Resort

2 nights Golf Package
From: R 2 410 per adult sharing
Ndaka

Drakensberg, Nambiti and Zimbali

Berg, Bush and Beach - 6 nights
From: R 8 245 per adult sharing
To view the latest Drakensberg getaway packages and specials offers click here.

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Three Cities Alpine Heath Resort in the Drakensberg MountainsAlpine Heath

This northern Drakensberg resort, famous for it's "Alpine Village" style has 100 self catering chalets dotted around the mountain side. It is ideally suited for both family holidays where there is plenty to do for kids or for conferencing where the facilities are able to cater for large groups with ease.

The Cavern Hotel Holiday Resort offering Drakensberg AccommodationThe Cavern Hotel

The Cavern is a holiday resort offering you Drakensberg accommodation in the KwaZulu Natal region. Named after the "Cannibal Cavern", it is situated on 3000 hectares of private mountain reserve adjacent to the Amphitheater Royal Natal National Park - a World Heritage Site.

Drakensberg Accommodation at the Cathedral Peak HotelCathedral Peak Hotel

A superior Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel deep in the Drakensberg mountains of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Cathedral Peak Hotel is set in the beautiful Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park (World Heritage Site) surrounded by the majestic Drakensberg mountains in uninterrupted natural beauty.

Drakensberg accommodation Granny Mouse Country House and SpaGranny Mouse Country House and Spa

Granny Mouse Country House and Spa is in the magnificent Caversham Valley in Balgowan and surrounded by 52 acres of gardens overlooking conservancy areas on the Lion's River. This classic country house hotel with its reputation for excellence is located an hour and a half from Durban and four and a half hours from Johannesburg.

  • Cathedral Peak
  • Sierra Ranch
  • The Cavern
  • Three Tree

4 star Cathedral Peak Hotel in the Northern DrakensbergCathedral Peak Hotel

A superior Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel deep in the Drakensberg mountains of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Cathedral Peak Hotel is set in the beautiful Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park (World Heritage Site) surrounded by the majestic Drakensberg mountains in uninterrupted natural beauty.

Sierra Ranch is ideal for families and is situated in the Drakensberg MountainsSierra Ranch

This Ranch is situated in the Natal Midlands near the Mooi River, within close distance to Giants Castle and Nottingham Road. The Ranch started out as a single building back in 1900 and has since been rebuilt in 1988. The ranch is on a plot of land that spans around 935 hectares with the Mooi River running through the farm.

Accommodation in the Drakensberg at The Cavern Hotel in the Northern DrakensbergThe Cavern Hotel

The Cavern is a holiday resort offering you Drakensberg accommodation in the KwaZulu Natal region. Named after the "Cannibal Cavern", it is situated on 3000 hectares of private mountain reserve adjacent to the Amphitheater Royal Natal National Park - a World Heritage Site.

Three Tree Hills Lodge near the Spioenkop Game ReserveThree Tree Hills Lodge

Built on a hillside amongst the striking Aloe spectabilis and the Paperbark Acacia with views that inspired a guest to write ‘Africa at its finest!’. The Lodge overlooks the Spioenkop Game Reserve, white rhino, giraffe, zebra, eland, kudu, numerous smaller antelope can be seen from the lodge, perhaps even from your bath!

  • Isandlwana Lodge
  • Spionkop Lodge
  • Three Tree
  • Antbear Guesthouse

Battlefiels accommodation in the Drakensberg Mountains at Isandlwana Battlefields LodgeIsandlwana Battlefields Lodge

This lodge is in an ideal location as it is near some of the major game reserves in the area and it is within driving distance of the battle grounds. The lodge offers daily tours to these historic sites with the resident historian, Rob Gerrard. Anglo Zulu and Anglo Boer Tours require prior arrangement.

Kwa Zulu Natal battlefields Accommodation at Spionkop LodgeSpionkop Lodge

The SpionKop Lodge is set against the backdrop of the majestic Drakensberg mountains, on the Kwazulu-Natal battlefields route.

Anglo-Boer War tours in the Drakensberg Mountains at Three Tree Hills LodgeThree Tree Hills Lodge

Three Tree Hill Lodge specialises in the history of the 2nd Anglo-Boer War from (1899 – 1902) with the Battle of Spioenkop being our focal point. Tours can be organised to any of these battlefields by prior arrangement only.

Battlefields tours at Antbear Guesthouse in the Drakensberg MountainsAntbear Guesthouse

Take a battlefield guide and relive history. Raymond Heron is a specialist South African War raconteur and registered guide who will accompany you to the many historic sights of the Kwa-Zulu Natal battlefields.

Fishing in the Drakensberg Fishing at Champagne CastleChampagne Castle - On site

There are 3 dams at this hotel and day permits per rod are attainable at the shop THe shop hires out rods as well if you do not have your own rod to bring. There is a limit of 2 fish per rod. The chef are more than happy to prepare your catch for you.

5 star Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse offers Trout Fishing in the Drakensberg MountainsCleopatra Mountain Farmhouse - On site

Rivers in the area are stocked with Brown Trout whilst the dams are stocked with Rainbow Trout. Fishing is available at Highmoor and Kamberg as well as our Little Mooi River on the property. Rods are available for hire from the Lodge. Fishing is available all year round, so please speak to us about the best places to fish.

On site trout fishing in the Drakensberg Mountains at Sandford Park ResortSandford Park Resort - On site

The personality of the hotel is embodied through its eclectic mix of old and new architectural designs and finishing’s which adorn Sandford’s comfortable accommodation, offering varying configurations to meet everyone’s exacting needs. The Resort has a Dam that offers boating and bass-fishing.

Trout Fishing in the Norther Drakensberg at Oaklands Country ManorOaklands Country Manor - On site

Oaklands Coutry Manor is situated in the Northern Drakensberg, near one of the local villages. It features 3 well stocked dams that guests may fish in. The dams are stocked with Bass all year round and the fishing is free. Rods may be hired at R50.

  • Cathedral Peak
  • Champagne Sports
  • Drakensberg Gardens

Drakensberg Golf at Cathedral Peak HotelCathedral Peak Hotel

The immaculate 9-hole golf course situated on the hotel property offers alternate tees for an 18-hole game. The club house boasts rest rooms, a lounge area, pub (Philip's Pholy) and a terrace with panoramic Drakensberg mountain views - the perfect 19th hole. The length of the course is 5542m and the course is graded a par 70.

Fishing in the Drakensberg at Champagne Sports ResortChampagne Sports Resort

Nestled within this spectacular leisure, conference and time-share resort is the magnificent clubhouse, which overlooks a hidden golfing masterpiece. The top 30 ranked championship golf course has been rated as SA’s most beautiful golf course in recent years with the clubhouse rated in the top 5 19th’s holes in SA.

Drakensberg Gardens Resort Golf CourseDrakensberg Gardens Resort

Enjoy a game of golf at The Glengarry Country Club, which is the only 18-hole golf course in Southern Berg and overlooks the picturesque Lake KwaNyoni and the famous Rhino Horn peak as a backdrop. The first and the eighteenth holes are flanked by our trout dam, which is always well stocked!

  • Alpine Heath
  • Drakensberg Gardens
  • Hartford House
  • Woodridge Hotel

Three Cities Alpine Heath in the Drakensberg with Health Salon and SpaAlpine Heath

The health salon at Alpine Heath offers a variety of treatments including full body massages, facials, waxing, hands and feet treatments and gift vouchers.

Drakensberg Gardens Golf and Spa Resort features one of the best spas in the Drakensberg MountainsDrakensberg Gardens Resort

The wellness centre and Spa offers a variety of treatments and facilities. The spa has a couples room for treatments with a spouse or friends. The wet room is where all the full body treatments take place. The spa also offers facials, massages and combination packages.

Wellness Centre and Spa in Drakensberg Mountains at Hartford HouseHartford House

Hartford House has a wellness centre that offers treatments such as Swedish treatments, Indian head massages, reflexology, aromatherapy and deep tissue massages as well as 100% organic facials.

Spa treatments at Woodridge Country Hotel & Spa in the Drakensberg Mountains Woodridge Country Hotel & Spa

Take refuge from the stresses of modern day life at our Touch Spa. A tranquil environment conducive to relaxation and indulgence. Our Mission – Going back to basics. If you feel good, you look good. A holistic approach to Health & Beauty.

  • Champagne Castle
  • Alpine Heath
  • Cathedral Peak

Conference Venues in the Drakensberg Mountains at Champagne Castle Champagne Castle

Champagne Castle is situated within a World Heritage Site (the accumulable Drakensberg Park). The location of Champagne Castle can be considered one of a kind and is often praised for it's views of the Drakensberg escarpment and Barrier of Spears.

Three Cities Alpine Heath Golf Course in the Northern DrakensbergAlpine Heath

This northern Drakensberg resort, famous for it's "Alpine Village" style has 100 self catering chalets dotted around the mountain side. It is ideally suited for both family holidays where there is plenty to do for kids or for conferencing where the facilities are able to cater for large groups with ease.

Golf Course at Cathedral Peak in the Drakensberg MountainsCathedral Peak Hotel

A superior Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel deep in the Drakensberg mountains of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Cathedral Peak Hotel is set in the beautiful Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park (World Heritage Site) surrounded by the majestic Drakensberg mountains in uninterrupted natural beauty.

What you shouldn’t miss in the Drakensberg

The Drakensberg offers so much in its many villages, dramatic views, in its valleys to explore, trails
to hike, people to encounter and sites to visit, that you do need a good few days to take the best of
it in.

The Drakensberg offers Mountain bike challenge races that happen through out the year. Cultural evenings listening
to the world famous Drakensberg big girls blouse boys choir, hiking trails for the amateur walker or for the seasoned
hiking freak and of course hotels and guesthouses all of which offer activities of one form or another.

read more about what you can do in the Drakensberg and what activities are on the horizon and who it is being offered by.

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  • Spas
  • Fishing
  • Battlefields

Golf in the DrakensbergGolf in the Drakensberg

The Drakensberg mountains boast a number of world class Golf Courses. Some of these top golf courses date back to 1887. Since then, the Drakensberg has been building its reputation as a golfing destination with over 20 popular golf clubs. These courses are situated in the northern, southern and central Darkeners as well as the midlands meander.

Spas in the DrakensbergSpas in the Drakensberg

What better way that to combine your trip to the Drakensberg with a relaxing, revitalising visit to a health spa and experience KwaZulu Natal at its finest? Health resorts offer the latest holistic health and beauty treatments and techniques designed to rejuvenate weary bodies and minds ...

Fishing in the DrakensbergFishing in the Drakensberg

Fishing is amazing in the berg as there is an abundance of trout and bass fishing. The berg is riddled with rivers and fresh water dams making it perfect for fly-fishing. The area contains both brown and rainbow trout which reach good sizes. The rivers and dams are well stocked with breeds that prove to have quite a feisty spirit.

Battlefield Tours in the DrakensbergBattlefield Tours

View our battlefield accommodation options here as well as the top 10 battle sites in the Isandlwana area. We also have a full list of guided tours and sites that you can visit by yourself.