Southern Drakensberg

The Southern Drakensberg has Mkhomazi Wilderness Area, Loteni, Highmoor, Kamberg, Vergelegen, Sani Pass, Mzimkhulu Wilderness Area, Mzimkhulwana Nature Reserve, Garden Castle, Rhino, Bushman's Nek, Giant's Cup Hiking Trail, Sehlabathebe National Park, Thomathu, Devil's Knuckles, and Ramatseliso's Nek.
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Good Hope Shelter #2

Good Hope Shelter #2

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Good Hope Shelter #2 is in the Cobham area. Interpretation by Celeste Rossouw: Men on horses are depicted here. In the Southern Maloti-Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site, paintings are mainly narrative and can be explained with ease, while rock art in the Central and Northern Maloti-Drakensberg Park World Heritage ...
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Located in Southern Drakensberg, this resort offers spacious accommodation, an outdoor pool with scenic mountain views and a well-equipped fitness centre. Relaxation facilities include a hot tub and sauna. Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf and Spa Resort has spacious rooms set in a contemporary décor. Each room has an ...
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Gorge Cave

Gorge Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Gorge Cave is near specatcle cave, its very small.
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Escape to the country, relax and enjoy the beautiful outdoors at Goxhill Trout Lodge. Set on a working dairy farm in the foothills of the spectacular Southern Drakensberg, Goxhill trout Lodge offers comfortable self-catering accommodation, excellent trout waters and a host of activities in and around the nearby villag ...
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Featuring accommodation with a balcony, Graceland Home is a holiday home situated in Underberg. This holiday home features barbecue facilities. The holiday home includes 4 bedrooms and a kitchen with an oven and a microwave. 
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Gxalingenwa Cave

Gxalingenwa Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

A stunning cave with magnificent views offering great protection even in the severest storms. Plenty water is available in the stream below and next to the cave in the summer months.
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Gxalingenwa Cave Circular Route

Gxalingenwa Cave Circular Route

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

12.5 km's (5 hours) via Pholela Hut on the way to Gxalingenwa Cave and 11.5 km (4 hours) return via Pinnacle Rock. The hike is good for bird watching and game viewing. It follows the Emerald Stream, past indigenous forest to a spectacular waterfall with pools suitable for swimming on the way back form the cave. The hi ...
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Gxalingenwa Cave via Pholela Shelter

Gxalingenwa Cave via Pholela Shelter

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

12.5 kms (5 hours) via Pholela Hut and an elevation gain of 530m. The hike via Pholela Cave follows day 1 of the giants cup trail in reverse for the first  7.25km's and then you turn left (continue straight) and follow Gxalingenwa River up the valley. The cave is a real cave with great views into the valley. It' ...
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Gxalingenwa Cave via Pinnacle Rock

Gxalingenwa Cave via Pinnacle Rock

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

11.5 km (4 hours) via Pinnacle Rock and an elevation gain of 432m The hike is good for bird watching and game viewing. It follows the Emerald Stream, past indigenous forest to a spectacular waterfall with pools suitable for swimming on the way back form the cave. The cave is a real cave with great views into the vall ...
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Halfway/Slab Cave (Fisherman's Cave)

Halfway/Slab Cave (Fisherman's Cave)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

A narrow cave on the path about half way towards Ngwangwane Pass (Bushman's Pass).
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A great day hike that's easy and suitable for younger children. As you walk along the Bushman's Nek River and deeper into the valley you will get a great feeling of being outdoors. Some of the gallery pictures show the area when it had snowed. The snow was 3 foot deep near Halfway/Slab cave and no path could be found, ...
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Hamstead Farm Cottage is a unique, cosy, two-bedroom solar and wind-powered 80 sq m split-level eco-friendly guest house set in the grounds of the main dwelling on a working beef farm. There are spectacular mountain views of the Southern Drakensberg and a small dam a few meters from the front door. This is a quiet and ...
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Hatimba Buttress

Hatimba Buttress

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Hatimba Buttress is in the Lotehni reserve.
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Located in Underberg, Hawley House is a holiday home set in a 6-acre garden with a small dam at the bottom of the property. The property is 800 m from Medical facility (Underberg) and free private parking is provided. There is a seating area, a dining area and a kitchen. A flat-screen TV and DVD player are offered. The ...
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Highland Nook is situated on “Borreray Farm” 30km from Underberg. Highland Nook has privately owned self-catering cottages and a camp site in the Southern Drakensberg - Lotheni district. The farm has commanding views of the mountains and river valleys on all sides. Three comfortable self-catering cottages have c ...
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Boasting garden views, Himeville Cottage is situated around 6 km from Lake Glencairn. Housed in a building dating from 1983, this holiday home is 6 km from Lake Kenmo Picnic Site and 9 km from Vulture Restaurant (On top of hill). Leading onto a patio, this holiday home comes with 3 separate bedrooms. The kitchen featur ...
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Originally built as a fortified laager, the “Old Fort” in Himeville (the last of its type to be constructed in South Africa) was completed in 1900. In 1902 it was taken over by the Natal Mounted Police and was used as a prison until its closure in 1972. Subsequently, through the efforts of local residents and the local ...
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Hlathimbe Cave (North)

Hlathimbe Cave (North)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Hlathimbe Cave (North) is found at the top to Hlathimbe North Pass in the Lotheni area. The cave floor is level and provides good shelter from the elements.
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Hlathimbe Cave (South)

Hlathimbe Cave (South)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Hlathimbe Cave (South) is found at the top to Hlathimbe South Pass in the Lotheni area.
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Hlathimbe Pass (North)

Hlathimbe Pass (North)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Hlathimbe North Pass is found in the Lotheni area. The North route splits from the South route at the Hlathimba river crossing. It is considered to be a more challenging hike than the Hlathimbe South Pass.
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Hlathimbe Pass (South)

Hlathimbe Pass (South)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Hlathimbe Pass is believed to have been used in historic times. The southernmost pass is the easier and more popular route. At the Hlatimba River crossing the South and North Hlatimba Pass paths split.
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Hodgson's Peak (North)

Hodgson's Peak (North)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Hodgson’s Peaks is in Lesotho and near Sani peak. It is considered as an easy hike.
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Hodgson's Peak (South)

Hodgson's Peak (South)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The hike up to Hodgson's Peak (South) is described as moderate. From the top you can see into the KZN midlands and Lesotho.
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Ikanti #1

Ikanti #1

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Ikanti #1 is in the Cobham area. Interpretation by Celeste Rossouw: This panel is also called the “Marching Men” panel. The procession is made up of men only, carrying bows, arrows and quivers. Since they are migrating east, to the sea, this panel can be interpreted as seasonal migration of the Bushmen during winter ...
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