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Area: Vergelegen

Big Ears

Big Ears

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Located near kaNtuba Peak and cave and can be hiked to from the top of Sani Pass.
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Bird's Nest Cave

Bird's Nest Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

A long and narrow sandstone overhang, with a large total floor area easily accommodating 8 hikers.
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Bridge Cave

Bridge Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Found on the north side of the valley near the start of Nhlangeni Pass.
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Category Caves
Dyke Pass

Dyke Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Dyke Pass is located in the Vergelegen region of the Drakensberg.
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kaNtuba Buttress

kaNtuba Buttress

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The kaNtuba buttress is among South Africa's highest peaks, although it is not very well known.
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Category Peaks
kaNtuba Pass

kaNtuba Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The KaNtuba Pass is situated in the Vergelegen area. It is the highest Berg pass. KaNtuba has a sustained gradient and therefore it is manageable to hike.
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Category Vergelegen
kaNtuba Peak

kaNtuba Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

kaNtuba Peak is located in the Vergelegen area.
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Category Peaks
Kaula Cave

Kaula Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Kaula Cave is in the Vergelegen area. The cave is large and the floor is relatively flat.
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Category Vergelegen
King Kong

King Kong

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

King Kong is in the Vergelegen region.
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Lamunram

Lamunram

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Lamunram is in the Vergelegen region.
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Category Vergelegen
Mangaun Pass

Mangaun Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mangaun Pass is located in the Vergelegen area.
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Category Vergelegen
Mkhomazi Pass

Mkhomazi Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mkhomazi Pass is situated in the Vergelegen area. It is a pass with a trail that the locals frequently use.
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Mlahangubo Peak

Mlahangubo Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mlahangubo Peak is in the Vergelegen area.
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Mlahlangubo Cave

Mlahlangubo Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mlahlangubo Cave is in the Vergelegen area
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Mlahlangubo Pass

Mlahlangubo Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mlahlangubo Pass has two access points - the gully, where there is minor local usage, and the north pass. It is an easy pass from Vergelegen Camp.
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Mohlesi

Mohlesi

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Mohlesi peak is located in the Vergelegen area.
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Category Vergelegen
Mohlesi Pass

Mohlesi Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mohlesi Pass is not often used. It is a steep pass which can be found in the south of the Drakensberg in the Vergelegen region.
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Mqatesheni Pass

Mqatesheni Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mqatesheni Pass is situated in the Vergelegen area.
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Category Vergelegen
Mqatsheni

Mqatsheni

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mqatsheni is in the Vergelegen area.
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Category Peaks
Ngaqamadola

Ngaqamadola

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Ngaqamadola is in the Vergelegen area.
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Ngaqamadola Pass (North)

Ngaqamadola Pass (North)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Ngaqamadola North Pass is moderatly difficult. It does not have a path to follow.
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Ngaqamadola Pass (South)

Ngaqamadola Pass (South)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Ngaqamadola South Pass is in good condition. It is not a difficult pass to do.
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Nhlangeni Cave

Nhlangeni Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Nhlangeni Cave is below (about 350m) the top of Nhlangeni pass in the Vergelegen area. The cave can be wet in summer and offers accommodation for 4 people.
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Nhlangeni Pass

Nhlangeni Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Nhlangeni Pass is located in the Vergelegen area in the Berg. It is a moderately easy hike that lacks a trail.
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Nhlangeni Peak

Nhlangeni Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Nhlangeni Peak is in the Vergelegen area.
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Ntshintshini Pass

Ntshintshini Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Ntshintshini Pass is without a trail and located in the Vergelegen area.
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Ntsupenyana

Ntsupenyana

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Ntsupenyana is in the Vergelegen area.
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Phinong Pass

Phinong Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Phinong Pass has a trail. It is fairly easy to hike in the Vergelegen Reserve.
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Runaway Cave

Runaway Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Runaway Cave is in the Vergelegen area. Its a very small cave that accommodation 2 or 3 people at most.
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Sani Pass

Sani Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Sani Pass is a high mountain pass. The path is a steep gravel road. By law only 4x4 vehicles may drive this road. A difficult 8 hour hike (16 km's) The hike up the pass begins in the car park 5.5 km past the Sani Pass Hotel. It is long and steep. Passports are necessary at the top.
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Category Hikes
Sehonghong

Sehonghong

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Sehonghong is in the Vergelegen area.
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Sehonghong Cave

Sehonghong Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Sehonghong Cave is near the top of Sehonghong Peak in the Vergelegen area. The cave can be wet in summer and offers accommodation for 2 people.
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Sehonghong II / Shadow

Sehonghong II / Shadow

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Sehonghong II / Shadow is in the Vergelegen area.
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Shelter Cave

Shelter Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Shelter Cave is in the Vergelegen area, the cave is 480m further along the valley on the same rock band as Runaway cave.
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Small Cave

Small Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Small Cave (Vergelegen) is near Bridge Cave. The pass above the cave is Nhlangeni Pass. The cave has space for 4 people. It does not offer good protection from bad weather.
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Thaba Phinong

Thaba Phinong

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Thaba Phinong is in the Vergelegen area.
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The Saddle

The Saddle

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Saddle is in the Vergelegen area.
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Category Peaks
Vergelegen Nature Reserve

Vergelegen Nature Reserve

PO Box 53, , KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Vergelegen is situated in the Southern Drakensberg and is 180 km north west of Pietermaritzburg. This section of the Maloti-Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site is 21 000 ha in extent and lies in the upper Mkhomazi water catchment area. It is an important water production area. Hiking in Vergelegen is both scenic and ...
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Category Vergelegen