Central Drakensberg

The Central Drakensberg or Berg comprises of Mlambonja Wilderness Area, Cathedral Peak, Ndumeni, Organ Pipes, Ndedema Gorge, Mdedelelo Wilderness Area, Cathkin Peak, Monk's Cowl, Champagne Castle, Injasuti, and Giant's Castle Game Reserve.
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20 Mount Champagne, a property with a tennis court, barbecue facilities and a garden, is situated in Bergview, 600 m from Drakensberg Boys' Choir School, 1.9 km from Dingaan's Cave, as well as 2 km from Bottlebrush Place. This holiday home also has a restaurant. The holiday home features a kitchen with a dining area an ...
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Aasvoëlkrans Cave

Aasvoëlkrans Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Aasvoelkrans Cave accommodates 8 people and is approximately 3.9km's from the Highmoor Reserve parking area. This is a relatively easy hike. The cave itself is a "double story" cave and sleeping would generally be at the bottom cave. Their is a steep drop from the top cave and a climb down from the bottom cave to the ...
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Aasvoëlkrans Cave Hike

Aasvoëlkrans Cave Hike

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Aasvoelkrans Cave accommodates 8 people and is approximately 4.2km's from the Highmoor Reserve parking area. This is an easy hike. The cave itself is a "double story" cave and sleeping would generally be at the bottom cave. There is a steep drop from the top cave and a climb down from the bottom cave to the lovely poo ...
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Set in the Natal Midlands, Abberley Guesthouse is located in Balgowan Valley, in a forest garden with views of the valley. Each bedroom has a kitchenette equipped with a microwave, fridge and kettle and an en suite bathroom fitted with a bath or shower. You can enjoy forest views from the rooms' private patio.
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Acorn Cottages is located in Bergview, within 2.3 km of Cathkin Farm Wedding Venue Clay Pigeon Shooting and 3.1 km of The Nest Bowling Club. All rooms boast a kitchen, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and a private bathroom. Local points of interest like Khotso Horse Trails and Four Rivers Rafting & Advent ...
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Amphlett

Amphlett

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

More of a mountain scramble than a hike. Named after GT Amphlett who was the president of the local mountain club, in 1908.
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Ape's Pass

Ape's Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

This pass is accessed via Gibisella ridge or by coming up via Marble Baths. It is a potentially dangerous path.
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Set in the Drakensberg Mountains, Ardmore Guest Farm is located in the Champagne valley, 25 km south of Winterton. This cosy farm style accommodation offers an outdoor pool and a tea garden. All units are en suite with tea-and-coffee making facilities, refrigerator and a log fireplace. The larger units have four-poste ...
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Ashtonville Terraces Guesthouse is a guest house offering accommodation in Estcourt. The property is situated 800 m from Spar Food Store & Centre (Estcourt). Attractions in the area include Wagendrift Nature Reserve, 5 km away, or Wagendrift Dam, located 6 km from the property.
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At Home BB in Estcourt features accommodation with a garden. 400 m from Spar Food Store & Centre (Estcourt), the property is also 3.8 km away from Wagendrift Nature Reserve. Free WiFi is available and Wembezi Battlefields is 9 km away. Guest rooms come with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, toaster, a kettl ...
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Bannerman Cave

Bannerman Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Bannerman cave is in Lesotho behind Bannerman Face and can be accessed either via Bannerman Pas, Hubi Pass or Langalibalele Pass. The cave is south facing and has a fairly narrow entrance.
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Bannerman Face

Bannerman Face

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Situated above Bannerman Hut on the Giants Castle area and is about 600m wide.
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Bannerman Hut

Bannerman Hut

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Bannerman Hut is located inside the Giant's Castle Reserve in the Drakensburg Central area of KwaZulu Natal. This remotely located hut is often used  for a night when traversing between the Giant's Castle and Injisuthi areas on a multiple day trek. The morning sunrise makes the hike up the hill well worth while.
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If you only ever do one overnight hiking trip in the Drakensberg then this is at the top of the list. The hike to Bannerman Hut on day one is 10km and a climb, most people will be fine. Sleep in relative luxury and in the morning hike up Bannerman Pass. You have plenty time to get to the top and back before sunset for ...
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Bannerman Hut Hike

Bannerman Hut Hike

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

A 10 km hike, mostly uphill to the best overnight hut in the Drakensberg. The hike starts at the day picnic spot at Giants Castle. A short downhill and then a mostly gentle climb for about 4km's. The last 5km's are along the contours to the Hut, enjoy the views on the way. The sunrise that awaits you from the hut in t ...
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Bannerman Hut via Langalibalele Ridge

Bannerman Hut via Langalibalele Ridge

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The long way to get to Bannerman Hut, 14km's, 609m uphill most of which is in the 1st half of the hike, its pretty flat thereafter. The views from Bannerman Hut and the relative luxury of the hut overnight will make the hike worth while.
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Bannerman Pass Hike

Bannerman Pass Hike

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Bannerman Pass was named after former British Prime Minister Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman. It is said that, when viewed from the right angle, the cliffs just south of the pass resemble the profile of his face. Personally I have never been able to see it, but nonetheless, that's the origin. Risks: the pass can get iced ...
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Battle Cave

Battle Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

This cave is located in the Injasuthi (translated as valley of the well-fed dog) valley and is a 5-hour hike from the Injasuthi camp. The cave is fenced so cannot be accessed without a guide. Interpretation: The human figures appear to be arranged in a composition that suggests a fight. Some figures have arrows notche ...
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Battle Cave Hike

Battle Cave Hike

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

From Injisuthi Camp follow the route towards Fergy's Cave and then take the right fork along the Injisuthi River approximately 4kms from the start and about 1km before Fergy's Cave. Total distance to the cave is 5.7km and an climb of only 258m. The cave is fenced so cannot be accessed without a guide. Contact: 036&nb ...
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Bee Shelter

Bee Shelter

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Bushmen danced close to bees and honeycombs when they wanted to enter trance or go into an altered state of consciousness, in which they believed they could better harness spiritual potency. Mark Robertson, Officer in Charge, 036 468 1078 or 083 608 3748, Mark.Robertson@kznwildlife.com This cave is also known as ...
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Bond Pass

Bond Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

In the Giants Castle area to the left of Langalibalele Pass, a relatively easy pass with some zig-zagging between the each small cliff on the way up.
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Bond Peak

Bond Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Bond Peak is located within the Giants Castle area. Bond Pass and Jaraten Pass are the closest passes.
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Botlolong / Thabana Tsooana

Botlolong / Thabana Tsooana

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Botlonglong / Thabana Tsooana Peak near Champagne Castle is in the Monks Cowl area. The closest pass is Ship's Prow Pass.
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