In the 'hood, Bergville as a destination

Equidistant from Johannesburg and Durban, the pretty little town of Bergville, also known as the gateway to the Northern Drakensberg, lies on Route 74 - the more scenic alternative to the Toll Road. This route takes you via the Oliviershoek Pass, traditionally used to access the 'berg, from Johannesburg and through Winterton from Durban. Essentially an agricultural and trading centre, ... cont.

Old Pebblebrook Farm, Bergville, Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Alpine Heath Resort

From Johannesburg
340km - 3.5 hours
Travel to Harrismith on the N3 Jhb - Dbn. Take the N5 towards Bethlehem for 5km (exit 29). Turn left to Phuthatijaba (8km). Turn left onto R74 in the direction of Bergville. Travel past Sterkfontein Dam and down Oliviershoek Pass (35km). As the pass levels out turn right following the sign for Northern Berg Resorts.

From Durban
270km - 3 hours
Take the N3 Durban - Johannesburg. Beyond Escourt, 6km after the Shell Ultra City exit the N3 taking the R74 in the direction of Winterton and Northern Berg. Travel through Winterton (21km) via Bergville (20km) in the direction of Harrismith. 35km beyond Bergville turn left following the sign for Northern Berg.

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