122 Things To Do in Drakensberg

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Underberg Hiking Trails

Lammergeier Cave Trail

Start: Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife office, Bushman's Nek Finish: Bushman's Nek Duration: 21 km (roughly 10 hours) Fitness: moderate to difficult Our tip: if you can, use the Lammergeier cave as an overnight spot from ... more

WHEN?
Booking is required.

Giants Castle Hiking Trails

Marble Baths Trail

Start: Injasuthi (Injisuthi) camp, central Drakensberg Finish: Injasuthi camp Duration: 9 km, roughly 6 hours, or overnight Fitness: moderate, not difficult Our tip: one can take older children (over 8) on ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire. Booking is required.

Underberg Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure

Mashai Pass and Rhino Peak

Start: Garden Castle Finish: Garden Castle Duration: 18 km, 10 hours Fitness: difficult as the climb is extreme Our tip: start early and always sign the mountain register before heading up the mountain; should ... more

WHEN?
Best during daylight hours.

Himeville Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure

Gxalingenwa Cave Hike

Start: Cobham Wilderness Area, southern Drakensberg Finish: Cobham Wilderness Area, southern Drakensberg Duration: 29 km, 2 day hike Fitness: moderate to difficult Our tip: be warned that the last 200 metres or ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Bergville Hiking Trails

Icidi Pass hike

Start: Mnweni Cultural Centre, Mnweni Valley Finish: Mnweni Cultural Centre, Mnweni Valley Duration: at least 3 days Fitness: extremely difficult; for experienced mountaineers Our tip: The Icidi Pass is ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Drakensberg Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure

The Mini Traverse

Start: Sentinel car park Finish: Cathedral Peak Hotel Duration: 100 km, 5 – 6 days Fitness: difficult Our tip: It is best to do this hike with the professionals; a couple of outfits supply a guided route along ... more

WHEN?
Booking is essential. We recommend Spanafrican Adventures, GoVertical Mountaineering Adventures, The School of Mountain Leadership or Soul Adventures.

Bergville Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure

Ifidi Pass Hike

Start: Mnweni Cultural Centre, Mnweni Valley, northern Drakensberg Finish: Mweni, northern Drakensberg Duration: 3 day round trip Fitness: very fit, this is one of the most difficult passes in the 'berg Our ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Bergville Cultural Villages / Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure

Mnweni Cultural and Hiking Centre

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 is a hotspot of activities for locals and ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire. Booking is essential.

Underberg Cycling / Sports & Leisure

Sani Pass MTB Trail

Where: Sani Pass, nearest town Himeville Level: difficult to extremely difficult (not for children) Type of route: 72 – 80 km return, this gravel pass acts as the border crossing between South Africa and ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Bergville Cycling / Sports & Leisure

Drakensberg MTB Trails

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 (combine the Trilby and Montusi Gorge trails and it ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire. Booking is required.

Drakensberg Arts & Crafts / Museums / Sight Seeing

Didima Rock Art Centre

'The Khoi San, once known as Bushmen, were an indigenous people that inhabited South Africa’s deserts, plains and mountains, living off the bounteous produce of the land. These ones left behind them clues and ... more

WHEN?
Open daily from 08h00 to 16h00.
Show times at 09h00; 10h00; 11h00; 12h00 and 15h00.

Underberg Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure / Walks & Hiking

Tarn Cave Hike

Start: Bushman's Nek Wilderness Area, southern Drakensberg Finish: Bushman's Nek Duration: 10 km each way; 2 days Fitness: moderate to difficult Our tip: during winter this area of the 'berg can be most ... more

WHEN?
Bookings are essential.

Monks Cowl Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Vaalribbokkop Cave Hike

Start: Monk's Cowl/Mdedelelo Wilderness Area, northern Drakensberg Finish: Mdedelelo Wilderness Area Fitness: moderate to difficult Our tip: Vaalribbokkop is close to the more popular Stable cave To overnight ... more

WHEN?
Booking is essential.

Underberg Family Entertainment / Water Sports

Pennygum Rafting and Tubing

The agricultural town of Underberg is comfortably perched along the UMzimkulu River, and in the foothills of the magnificent southern Drakensberg Mountain Range. Such natural beauty and abundance is quite special, ... more

WHEN?
Pennygum Rafting and Tubing is open from 08h30 to 16h50 during the summer months.

Cathedral Peak Wine Tours & Tasting

Cathedral Peak Wine Estate

Cathedral Peak Wine Estate is the new kid on the block. The only wine estate this deep in the Drakensberg Mountains, the estate lies with Cathedral, Cathkin and Champagne Castle peaks looming from behind the ... more

WHEN?
Open for wine tasting:
Tuesday to Friday from 09h00 to 15h30.
Saturday from 09h30 to 13h00.
Closed Sundays, Mondays and public holidays.

Drakensberg as a destination

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In the neighbourhood

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

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