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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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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Dooley Peak

Dooley Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Dooley Peak is in Royal Natal above Thendele Camp.
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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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Offering a spacious garden and an outdoor pool, Drakensberg Bush Lodge is located 9 km outside of Winterton. The lodge is set in the surroundings of the Central Drakensberg. The accommodation has a main unit with 4 bedrooms and fully equipped kitchen and satellite TV. The double rooms are located a bit further away and ...
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Set on a ridge overlooking the northern and central Drakensberg Mountains, Drakensberg Mountain Retreat features an indoor swimming pool, library, shared lounge area and conference facilities. Each room at Drakensberg Mountain Retreat has an en suite bathroom, and complimentary toiletries are provided for your comfort.
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Set in Bergville, 1.5 km from Information Bergville, Drakensberg Terrace provides air-conditioned rooms and a seasonal outdoor swimming pool. Among the various facilities of this property are a garden and a terrace. The property is 8 km from Driel Barrage. All rooms at the bed and breakfast come with a seating area and ...
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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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Eastern Buttress

Eastern Buttress

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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

Eastman's Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

There are several possible routes but all will require a scramble. The start is from the contour path.
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Elephant

Elephant

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Elephant peak is located in the Cathedral Peak area. It is named after the rounded shape of an elephant head with the tusk to the right.
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Elephant Gully

Elephant Gully

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Elephant Gully, although beautifully scenic and dramatic, is not climbed often. It is a narrow gully that varies in steepness and therefore may be a fairly difficult hike. It is also known as the Elephant Shortcut.
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eZangomeni Shelter

eZangomeni Shelter

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

eZangomeni Shelter is in the Amangwane Traditional Authority Area. Interpretation by Celeste Rossouw: A large rain-animal or a snake, with an antelope head, is accompanied by many white and red humans. What is of interest are the white dots and lines visible on the human bodies. It is believed that these marks repre ...
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Set in the KwaZulu-Natal Region, 4.8 km from Killburn Dam, Ezulwini Berg Resort features an outdoor pool and sauna. Free private parking is available on site. All rooms come with a sofa and flat-screen TV. Certain rooms have a seating area where you can relax. You will find a kettle in the room. Rooms include a private ...
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Fairy Glen Hike

Fairy Glen Hike

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

An easy 2.2km in total hike from the day parking area in Royal Natal. The path is uphill and then through the bush to the waterfall.
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False Ifidi Cave 1

False Ifidi Cave 1

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Not a good shelter, try find the true Ifidi Cave rather which is about 700m South East from this cave.
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Fangs Buttress

Fangs Buttress

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Quite possibly the most spectacular pass in the Mnweni area.
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Fangs Cave

Fangs Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Found near the top of fangs pass and to the left of Fangs Buttress looking North.
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Fangs Pass

Fangs Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

In most hikers' opinions Fangs Pass is definitely one of the most stunning passes in the Mnweni area and perhaps even in the entire Drakensberg. It is a difficult pass to undertake and should not be attempted by the inexperienced. It starts at a small waterfall where the Fangs tributary joins the Mbundini River.
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Five Star Cave

Five Star Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Found just before Mbundini Cave (50m lower down) heading towards Fangs and Mbundini pass in Mnweni.
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Five Star Cave Hike

Five Star Cave Hike

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

From the Mnweni Cultural Centre this is a long hike of 14.5km and elevation gain of 546m. The views from near the cave of Fangs and Mbundini pass are stunning.
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Forest Shelter

Forest Shelter

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Forest Shelter offers excellent shelter however its not a very level cave.
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