Northern Drakensberg

The Northern Drakensberg comprises Royal Natal National Park, Amphitheatre, Rugged Glen Nature Reserve, Mont-aux-Sources, Singati Valley, Ifidi, Mnweni & Ntonjelana valleys, the Mnweni cutback, Mponjwane, and the Saddle.
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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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Cannibal Cave

Cannibal Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Cannibal Cave is in the Royal Natal area of the Drakensberg. Cannibal Cave in the past was occupied by Bushmen and more recently by refugees of Shaka Zulu wars.
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Cascades Path Rock

Cascades Path Rock

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Located in the Royal Natal National Park along the Mahai river, a short walk of about 800m from the Mahai campsite. This is the only rock art site accessible to people in wheel chairs. Cascades path rock contains mainly rhebuck but also people. The images are not clear because of mineral leaching present on the rock f ...
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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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Chain Ladder Pass

Chain Ladder Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Chain Ladder is one of the easiest hikes as far as Berg passes go. This trail is also the most popular. The final 30m of the cliff face is ascended by means of a two-section chain ladder. The route is accessed via Sentinel Car Park which can be found on the road from Witzieshoek Mountain Resort. There are two sect ...
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A circular day hike starting at Sentinal Car Park and up to the Chain Ladder which is one of the easiest passes. The final 30m of the cliff face is ascended by means of a two-section chain ladder. Once at top you make your way to the Amphitheatre / Tugela Falls for stunning views and the return is down the short and s ...
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ChiChi Bush Camp

ChiChi Bush Camp

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Chichi Bushcamp is located at the base of Pins Pass and offers a campsite area consisting of several isolated flat spots in the river bed gravel at the confluence of the Pins stream and Mnweni River.
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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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Corner Cave

Corner Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Corner Cave is in the Mnweni area. This cave can sleep sleep 8 people and offers good protection from bad weather. The cave has no official name and has thus been called Corner Cave. From a distance it looks like its positioned in a corner. North Peak is a further 2km up Nguza Pass. Rockeries pass is to the right after ...
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Crow's Nest

Crow's Nest

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Crows Nest is located within the Royal Natal area. The chain ladders is the closest pass.
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Crow's Nest Cave

Crow's Nest Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Crows Nest Cave is found on Crows Nest Peak near Mont-Aux-Sources in the Drakensberg.
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Cutback Highway

Cutback Highway

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Cutback Highway is located within the Mnweni area. Pins and Mweni pass are the closet passes.
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Cycad Cave

Cycad Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

In Mnweni and is the start of the Ifidi pass route.
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Located in Bergville, Dalmore Guest Farm offers water sports facilities. All rooms boast a kitchen, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, and a private bathroom. Both free WiFi and private parking are available at the farm stay. All rooms at Dalmore Guest Farm are fitted with a seating area. The accommodation offers ce ...
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Devil's Tooth

Devil's Tooth

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

From Left to right: Eastern Buttress, Devil's Tooth, Inner Tower and the Escarpment.
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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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