Drakensberg Sun to Blue Grotto Pool (return via Barry's Grave)
Route: Drakensberg Sun to Blue Grotto Pool (return via Barry's Grave)
Distance: 3 km (6 km return)
Duration: 3 hours (day hike)
This is a great 3-hour moderate walk through an indigenous forest onto a magnificent grotto with waterfall and pool.The hike starts from in front of the Drakensberg Sun Time Share Units past the timeshare swimming pool.
Barry’s Grave. A short way from the Blue Grotto, you can visit the grave of Dick Barry. He was one of the early mountaineering pioneers of the area and fell to his death off Monks Cowl in 1938 at the tender age of 22.Take the path from the right side of the Blue Grotto. Climb the hill and at the top of the hill on the left, you will find the grave. You can carry on down the road back to Drak Sun via the site of the old Cathkin Hotel. (now the staff quarters for Drak Sun).
Drakensberg Sun to Blue Grotto Pool