Cathedral Peak

The Cathedral range, with its numerous free standing peaks and magnificent mountain scenery, is one of the most favoured parts of the Berg for backpacking and rock climbing. Bordered in the north and north-west by the Upper Tugela Location and in the south by the Mdedelelo Wilderness, the area is dominated by the spire like Cathedral Peak after which it is named.
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Aleit's Shelter

Aleit's Shelter

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Aleit's Shelter is located in the Cathedral Peak area. Interpretation by Celeste Rossouw: The “trance-buck” or flying antelope with trailing wings is a dream image created by a Bushman shaman (medicine man or ritual specialist) to illustrate his experiences during trance. Contact: Mrs. Lihle Madondo, Hospitality Ma ...
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Baboon Rock Hike

Baboon Rock Hike

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The hike starts at Cathedral Peak Hotel. The hike is 4.1km's to Baboon rock, the last 2 km's on the way to Baboon Rock are fairly steep with a total elevation gain of 440m.
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Barker's Chalet

Barker's Chalet

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Barker's Chalet is a huge overhang overlooking a wonderful wooded gorge within which runs a stream that becomes perfect for swimming during summer. Because it is so close to Cathedral Peak Hotel, the traffic through the area is high and you will get little privacy during the day.
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Barker's Chalet Hike

Barker's Chalet Hike

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Barker's Chalet is a short easy hike form Cathedral Peak Hotel oof 2.6km and 212m elevation.
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Bell Cave

Bell Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Bell Cave offers great views and a fairly level floor but not not offer much protection from the elements.
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Bellevue Cave

Bellevue Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

A small cave on the Malmbonja pass offering some shelter. Its not often used as Twins Cave is far better close by.
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Bellevue Cave (Annex)

Bellevue Cave (Annex)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

A small cave on the Malmbonja pass offering some shelter. Its not often used as Twins Cave is far better close by.
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Cambalala House

Cambalala House

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Cambalala is a self-catering cottage situated close to the top of Mike’s Pass in the Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife Cathedral Peak Reserve of the KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg. It is accessible by vehicle, and offers a fantastic resource for family holidays, hiking, mountain-biking and bird watching. The cottage is open to all me ...
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Castle Buttress

Castle Buttress

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Castle Buttress is located within the Cathedral Peak area. Organ Pipes Pass is the closest pass.
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Cathedral Peak

Cathedral Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Cathedral Peak is located within the Cathedral Peak area and is near Bell Cave.
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Cathedral Peak Nature Reserve (Didima)

Cathedral Peak Nature Reserve (Didima)

Private Bag X1, , KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Cathedral Peak (Didima) borders on the upper Thukela area in the north and east, Lesotho in the west and Monk's Cowl in the south and is 32 000 hectares in extent. The area contains the magnificent Didima Valley with its many examples of San Rock art, it is a hiker's paradise offering routes that range from a few hours ...
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Cleft Peak

Cleft Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Cleft Peak is located within the Cathedral Peak area. Organs Pipe Pass and Tsekesteke Pass are the closest passes.
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Cockade Pass

Cockade Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Cockade Pass is one of the most direct routes to the escarpment in the Cathedral Peak area. It is split into two gullies, a main and a side gully. It is far less hiked than the other more well known passes but it has amazing scenery. Cockade Pass is ranked as moderate in terms of difficulty.
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Cockade Pass Campsite

Cockade Pass Campsite

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Situated at the base of Cockade Pass
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Cockade Peak

Cockade Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Cockdale Peak is located within the Cathedral Peak area. Cockade Pass and Tseketseke Pass are the closest passes.
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Didima Buttress

Didima Buttress

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Didima Buttress in the Cathedral Peak area and can be reached via Tlanyaku Pass.
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Didima Cave

Didima Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Found at the top of the escarpment in Cathedral Peak, the picture alongside says it all. Water however is only found just over 1km from the cave.
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Didima Dome

Didima Dome

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Falls in the Cathedral Peak area and can be reached via Tlanyaku Pass.
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Didima Rock Art Centre

Didima Rock Art Centre

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Didima Rock Art Centre has an audio-visual show presented on a daily basis. These offer a good insight into the life of the Bushmen and their Rock Art. The centre opens at 8.00am and closes at 4.00pm. Didima Camp contact deatails: 036 488 8000
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Doreen Falls Hike

Doreen Falls Hike

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

An easy 2.1km hike with only 98m elevation gain from Cathedral Peak Hotel. A pool is at the base of the falls for swimming.
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Drip Cave

Drip Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

A few hundred meters down from Bell Cave. Its a shallow and uneven cave.
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Easter Cave

Easter Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Easter Cave is between Ntonjelana Pass and Easter Pass (Christmas Pass). About 200m up and North after climbing to the top of Easter Pass.
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Easter Cave Peak

Easter Cave Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

This peak is set high up between Ntonjelana Pass and Mlambonja Pass. The peak is approached from the Kwakwatsi Valley where there is an unnamed pass between two nameless peaks near Mlambonja Pass. There are cairns marking the approach.
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Easter Pass (Christmas Pass)

Easter Pass (Christmas Pass)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Easter Pass also known as Christmas Pass is located in the Northern Drakensberg, Cathedral Peak area near Easter Cave.
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