About Qambathi Mountain Lodge
Looking for something different in the Drakensberg, visit Qambathi Mountain Lodge, situated on Qambathi Mountain Reserve, in the beautiful Kamberg Valley. The lodge is situated at the foot of the mountain in a spectacular garden and with magnificent views. Original art forms an integral part of the exclusive handmade furniture and decor used, setting new standards in the Midlands and Drakensberg.
Two rooms are situated inside the main building of the lodge. They are equally appointed as the three garden suites. All rooms are en-suite with shower facilities and big baths for a long relaxing distressing soaking. The three garden rooms have private decks with magnificent hanging chairs for that perfect sundowner or morning coffee, overlooking the Silver Stream and the mountain. Wonderful birdlife make sure you awake to the real sound of nature.
Experience fine dining where each meal becomes an event, inter acting with the chef with tips on cooking and paring of wine with the mouthwatering courses. Qambathi Mountain Lodge is part of the Experience KwaZulu Natal Wine & Dine initiative. This is a group a carefully selected lodges with high standard of cuisine on offer.
We are constantly exploring new food ideas and each dish becomes an excitement. A display kitchen inside the dining room offer guests the opportunity to talk to the chefs while they are busy preparing the meals. Food combinations are explained and the carefully selection of wines on offer becomes a superb discussion point for the food lover
Services and Facilities
• Dinner and Breakfast
• Safes in rooms
• Internet access in office
• Laundry service
• Picnic baskets available on request
• Lunch on request
Qambathi Mountain Lodge is not just a beautiful and unique romantic honeymoon destination, but also offers fabulous wedding and conference venue options. The stunning boutique barn with its large fireplace, boma and beautiful mountain views is perfect for summer and winter weddings.
Another option is a forest wedding on the pretty timber deck tucked into the indigenous forest with a river running through it, and then there is the main lodge, which has a gorgeous chill deck overlooking the gardens. We also offers you the opportunity to tailor make any wedding to include a special weekend of bush and boma dinners, picnics, game drives, fly fishing, hiking, horse riding and golf.
Activities and Attractions
Relax and enjoy the welcoming atmosphere from the sala seats or pool loungers on the chill deck, while overlooking the gardens and mountains. Cooking, art and photography courses are just some of the activities on offer.
Take a scenic drive in an open game viewer to explore the magnificent view from on top of the mountain, while horse rides are available for the more energetic. The Reserve has indigenous mountain forests, wetlands and grasslands, offering the perfect secluded spots. The plains animals consisting of Eland, Zebra, Hartebeest, Blesbok, Reedbuck, the protected Oribie, Duiker and various others allow safe exploring of the Reserve by guests.
Situated in the secluded Kamberg Valley, close enough to enjoy the Midlands Meander or the Rock Art at Kamberg Reserve, while superb hiking can be done on the Reserve or at Highmoor Reserve, only 5 kilometers away.
Each guest is invited to become part of our ‘plant a tree’ programme. If you decide to adopt a tree, we will make sure it is looked after and you will get regular updates on the progress. This is just some of the projects that we have on the Reserve to ensure nature are looked after and cared for.
• Hiking on the Reserve or in the nearby (5km) Kamberg or Highmoor Reserves
• Scenic Drives in open game viewers
• Horse Riding on Reserve
• Bushmen Rock Art Centre at Kamberg Reserve (5km)
• Cooking courses
• Art courses
• Photgraphic courses
• Fly fishing in Kamberg Valley
• Nine hole golf course in Kamberg Valley
• Midlands Meander