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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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10.7 km away / Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure

Amphitheatre Heritage Trail

Overnight? Accommodation in Bergville
Start: there are numerous entrances, but Witsieshoek is one of them Finish: Royal Natal National Park Duration: 25 - 30 km over three days Fitness: average, but ...

12.6 km away / Cafés & Eateries

Tower of Pizza

Overnight? Accommodation in Bergville
Located on an old, rustic farmhouse with a grain silo as its landmark, Tower of Pizza has been making people happy with their delicious pizzas for years ...

17.9 km away / Birding / Walks & Hiking

Take A Stroll Through Geluksburg

Overnight? Accommodation in Geluksburg
Although this quaint town has not much more than a few houses and a shop or two, it is surrounded by beautiful mountain peaks and is the ideal place for a peaceful ...

18.8 km away / Cycling / Sports & Leisure

Drakensberg MTB Trails

Overnight? Accommodation in Bergville
Where: All Out Adventures, northern Drakensberg Level: routes for all levels of MTB junkies Type of route: 100 km of mountain bike trails, mainly single track ...

21.9 km away / Cafés & Eateries

Sandford Park Restaurant

Overnight? Accommodation in Bergville
In its tranquil setting of rose gardens and manicured lawns, the Sandford Park restaurant is an invitation to leave all your worries behind and simply sink into the ...

22.3 km away / Hiking Trails

Rugged Glen to Mahai Hike

Overnight? Accommodation in Bergville
Start: Rugged Glen camp site, Royal Natal National Park, northern Drakensberg Finish: Mahai camp site Duration: 14 km, roughly 6 hours Fitness: difficult Our ...

25.2 km away / Cafés & Eateries

Bingelela Restaurant

Overnight? Accommodation in Bergville
Discover the homely, rustic Bingelela Restaurant on your trip through the Drakensberg, in a delicious setting amongst 200km of mountain ranges. With food that is ...

27.4 km away / Cafés & Eateries / Religious / Spiritual

The Little Church & Tea Garden

Overnight? Accommodation in Van Reenen
Dubbed "the best-kept secret on the M3", The Little Church of Van Reenen lies halfway between Durban in KwaZulu-Natal and Johannesburg in Gauteng. The church ...

27.4 km away / Hiking Trails

Fairy Glen and the Grotto Hike

Overnight? Accommodation in Bergville
Start: Mahai campsite Finish: Mahai campsite Duration: 10 km, roughly 5 hours Fitness: moderate This hike can be divided into two separate walks, or ...

27.5 km away / 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 ...

27.5 km away / 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 ...

27.5 km away / 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 ...

27.5 km away / Horse Riding / Sight Seeing

Sundowner Horse Ride

Overnight? Accommodation in Bergville
The sundowner ride leaves about 2 hours before sunset and follows a meandering trail with spectacular views through quiet valleys and restful plains to a ...

27.5 km away / Cultural Villages / Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure

Mnweni Cultural and Hiking Centre

Overnight? Accommodation in Bergville
Immerse yourself in the untainted beauty and splendour of the KwaZulu-Natal portion of the Drakensberg when you visit Mnweni Cultural and Hiking Centre. This centre ...

27.7 km away / Cafés & Eateries

The Rendezvous Restaurant & Pub

Overnight? Accommodation in Van Reenen
The Rendezvous Restaurant & Pub is perfectly placed between the major urban epicentres of Johannesburg in Gauteng and Durban in KwaZulu-Natal. This part of South ...

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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