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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Kwamfazi Shelter

Kwamfazi Shelter

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Kwamfazi Shelter is in the Amangwane Traditional Authority Area. Interpretation by Celeste Rossouw: Some researchers like Frans Prins believe that larger kaross-clad figures might represent AmaZizi people who adopted Bushman ways during times of drought and during the Mfecane-Difeqane. They are the only group of Ban ...
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Lamb Skull Cave

Lamb Skull Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Lamp Skull Cave is in the Mnweni area about 380m from the top of Pins Pass. The cave has a flat floor and offers reasonable protection from bad weather.
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Ledges Cave

Ledges Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Ledges Cave offers magnificent views over Mnweni from the cave only for the brave, there is a huge drop below the cave, don't go to the edge. The 10m walk down to the cave is not to bad and anyone looking to try something different will enjoy this adventure. The path down to the cave can be difficult to find from the ...
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Ledges Retreat is a peaceful guest farm set in one of the most picturesque valleys in the Northern Drakensberg. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, the resort offers stunning views of Cannibal Cave and Sugar Loaf. The Putterill River meanders along the bottom of the property and is a children’s paradise with plenty of ...
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Leopard

Leopard

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Leopard peak is located in the Cathedral peak area. 
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Lion Buttress Hike

Lion Buttress Hike

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Starting at the Gorge car park in Royal Natal head roughly South up the hill. This is a steep hike of 558m elevation gain over 3.3km. The views at the top of the Amphitheatre, Tugela Falls and the Sentinel are magnificent.
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Lion's Rock

Lion's Rock

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Lion's Rock is in the Cathedral Peak area. Interpretation by Celeste Rossouw: Two monochrome (single-colour) felines are depicted at Lion’s Shelter. Brown, orange, red and crimson colours were all made from a solution of finely ground ochre mixed with plant juice, water, egg or animal (mainly eland) blood and fat. T ...
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Little Saddle (North)

Little Saddle (North)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Little Saddle (North) is located in the Cathedral Peak area.
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Little Saddle (South)

Little Saddle (South)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Little Saddle (South) and Little Saddle (North) appear as a small saddle when viewed from a distance.
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Offering magnificent views of the Drakensberg mountain range, Little Switzerland Resort is located a 30-minute drive from Bergville. The resort offers rooms and self-catering chalets. The accommodation will provide you with a seating area, heating, satellite TV and tea-and-coffee making facilities. The chalets also off ...
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Lower Mushroom Shelter

Lower Mushroom Shelter

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Lower Mushroom Shelter is in the Cathedral Peak area. Interpretation by Celeste Rossouw: The presence of a feline (lion or leopard), leaping towards a group of men in unusual postures, lifting each other up and somersaulting, demonstrates that this is not a depiction of San lifeways in a narrative sense. The San bel ...
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Lower Ndumeni Cave 1

Lower Ndumeni Cave 1

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The two lower caves at the top of Thuthumi pass are very close to each other and each sleep 4 people.
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Lower Ndumeni Cave 2

Lower Ndumeni Cave 2

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The two lower caves at the top of Thuthumi pass are very close (35m) from each other and each sleep 4 people.
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Madonna and her Worshippers

Madonna and her Worshippers

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Madonna and her Worshippers is in the Mnweni area.
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Madonna Pass

Madonna Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

From the gully at Madonna & Her Worshippers is Madonna Pass. 
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Mahai Cave

Mahai Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mahai Cave is in the Royal Natal area about 500m below Mahai falls.
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Mahout

Mahout

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mahout peak is in the Cathedral peak area.
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Manxome Cave

Manxome Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Manxome Cave is about 150m below Manxome pass in the Mnweni area.
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Manxome Pass

Manxome Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Manxome Pass is located in the Mnweni region. It is not marked as a pass on the official maps. It is a physically challenging pass to do as it is long and steep but it offers extraordinary views.
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Mbundini 2 Cave

Mbundini 2 Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Found just after Five Star Cave (50m further up) heading towards Fangs and Mbundini pass in Mnweni. Mbundini Cave is found near the top of the pass.
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Mbundini Abbey

Mbundini Abbey

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mbundini Abbey is in the Mnweni area.
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Mbundini Buttress

Mbundini Buttress

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mbundini Buttress is located in the Mnweni area.
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Mbundini Cave

Mbundini Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mbundini Cave is 300m below the Mbundini pass and about 80m in elevation below.
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Mbundini Pass

Mbundini Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mbundini Pass is difficult to navigate due to the lack of a path. It is a challenging climb.
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