8 Things To Do in Northern Drakensberg

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Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Ploughman’s Kop Trail

Overnight? Accommodation in Mont-Aux-Sources
Ploughman’s Kop is a mountain in the shape of a head on the left arm of The Amphitheatre in the Royal Natal Park, which is in turn part of the ...

Hiking Trails / Sight Seeing / Sports & Leisure

Sentinel Peak trail

Overnight? Accommodation in Mont-aux-Sources
Start: Sentinel car park (almost 3 000 metres above sea level) Finish: Sentinel car park Duration: a whole day Fitness: fit (the hike may be shortened, but it is ...

Hiking Trails

Up the Tugela River (gorge) to the Tunnel

Overnight? Accommodation in Bergville
Start: Mahai camp site Finish: Mahai camp site Duration: 23 km, there-and-back hike, roughly 7 hours Fitness: moderate, most people can hike this Our tip: the ...

Hiking Trails

Easter Cave Hike

Overnight? Accommodation in Cathedral Peak
Start: Cathedral Peak Wilderness Area, northern Drakensberg Finish: Cathedral Peak Wilderness Area Fitness: moderate to difficult Our tip: this is one of the few ...

Hiking Trails

Maluti Cave Hike

Overnight? Accommodation in Witsieshoek
Start: base camp at Tseki, Phuthaditjaba (Witsieshoek) Finish: Tseki Duration: two, three, four day options Fitness: moderate to difficult Our tip: the dirt ...

Walks & Hiking / Sports & Leisure / Hiking Trails

Plowman's Kop, the Crack and Mudslide


Start: Mahai camp site, Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal Finish: Mahai camp site Duration: 8 km, roughly 5 hours Fitness: moderate to difficult Our tip: the mudslide ...

Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure

Ledges Cave Hike

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Start: Mnweni and Cathedral Peak, northern Drakensberg Finish: Mnweni valley Fitness: moderate to difficult Our tip: the source of the Orange river often freezes ...

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Rat Hole Cave Hike

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Start: Mnweni area, northern Drakensberg Finish: Mnweni area, northern Drakensberg Find it: a stone's throw from the top of Fangs Pass Fitness: moderate to ...

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Cafés & Eateries / Family Entertainment / Casual Dining

Gooseberries Restaurant

Overnight? Accommodation in Newcastle
Set in the foothills of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, Newcastle is a fantastic city to showcase the natural beauty and variety of KwaZulu-Natal. Added to ...

Cycling / Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure

MTB and Running Nature Trail

Overnight? Accommodation in Newcastle
The South African experience is all about high blue skies, warm sunshine, fresh air, and plenty of exciting wildlife. And, there are few better ways to enjoy the ...

Family Entertainment / Sports & Leisure

Drakensberg Canopy Tour

Overnight? Accommodation in Drakensberg
Drakensberg accommodation is always special because it promises a place to stay in some of South Africa’s most spectacular countryside. The area is famous for its ...

Art Galleries

Visit The Underberg Studio

Overnight? Accommodation in Himeville
The Underberg Studio is situated in the picturesque farming village of Himeville at the foot of the Southern Drakensberg. Here you will find the work of several ...

Scenic Flights

Hot Air Ballooning in Kamberg

Overnight? Accommodation in Drakensberg
Experience the awesome thrill and peaceful serenity of hot air ballooning. Hot air balloon flights are offered principally on the edge of the Drakensberg mountains, ...

Fishing

Fly Fishing at Penwarn

Overnight? Accommodation in Drakensberg
Imagine the early morning mist lifting off a berg river, the trout rising. Penwarn is a premier fishing location with seven dams (one is two kilometres long) and ...

Fishing

Trout Fishing at Glengarry

Overnight? Accommodation in Drakensberg
Glengarry has two kilometers of river fishing - open in season, and two stocked dams which are open all year round. Gear may be hired, and a limited stock of flies ...

Arts & Crafts

African Loom

Overnight? Accommodation in Champagne Valley
A showcase for the talents of local Zulu women, our business thrives on the sound relations with the women who produce the warm and vibrant products. Gretta Sibisi ...

Art Galleries / Arts & Crafts

Ardmore Ceramic Art Studio

Overnight? Accommodation in Champagne Valley
This is a Highly Recommended Attraction! The vibrant ceramics of Ardmore, ranging from functional domestic ware to sculptural art in the decorative African ...

Birding

Birding up Sani Pass

Overnight? Accommodation in Sani Pass
This is an all day trip up the Sani Pass in a 4x4, looking for Drakensberg Rockjumper, Sentinel Rockthrush, Drakensberg Siskin, Bush Blackcap and Mountain Pipit ...

Animal Sanctuaries / Bird Sanctuaries / Birding

Falcon Ridge Bird of Prey Centre

Overnight? Accommodation in Champagne Valley
Highly recommended (including a TripAdvisor Badge of Excellence), The Falcon Ridge Bird of Prey Centre is found in Champagne Valley in the Drakensberg. Open every ...

Horse Riding / Sight Seeing

Khotso Horse Trails

Overnight? Accommodation in Underberg
Horse riding trails take off at 9.00am daily for either a full day, or 1 to 3 hours, into the foothills of the Drakensberg. We schedule rides according to the needs ...

Family Entertainment / Horse Riding

Drakensberg Horse Trails

Overnight? Accommodation in Bergville
The Northern Horse provides an equine experience of a lifetime in the Northern Drakensberg! Climb mountains, forge rivers and race over plains atop hardy mountain ...

Family Entertainment / Horse Riding / Sight Seeing

Phansi-Phezulu Horse Trail

Overnight? Accommodation in Bergville
Grooms take groups of up to ten riders on a 2 hour trail that starts by descending into a verdant river valley where the trail meanders with the bubbling Putrill ...

Horse Riding / Sight Seeing

Half or Full Day Horse Rides

Overnight? Accommodation in Bergville
The more adventurous rider may enjoy a longer equine experience to see bushman paintings or to visit a Sangoma (Traditional Zulu Healer). The Zulu Cultural Trail ...

Northern Drakensberg as a destination

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Also in the neighbourhood

Bergville, Bushmans Nek Valley, Cathedral Peak, Cedarville, Central Drakensberg, Champagne Valley, Drakensberg Gardens, Estcourt, Geluksburg, Giants Castle, Himeville, Kamberg, Kokstad, Matatiele, Monks Cowl, Mont-aux-Sources, Sani Pass, Southern Drakensberg, Sterkfontein, Swartberg, Underberg, Van Reenen, Winterton, Witsieshoek

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