In the 'hood, Champagne Valley as a destination

Lying in the central Drakensberg, the Champagne peak is one of the highest peaks in this mountain range, although the prominent peak from here is Cathkin. But it is the enchantedness of the Champagne Valley that draws visitors away from city stressors to escape to a place of rare beauty that manages to remain almost entirely unaffected by development. The town of Winterton marks the entrance ... cont.

6 Bell Park Dam Road (D53), Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Clivia Hill Guest Cottage

From Johannesburg:
• Take the N3 toward Durban, past Harrismith and over Van Reenens Pass
• Go through Tugela Plaza, 16kms beyond Tugela Plaza take the off ramp to the R616 (Bergville, Ladysmith etc)
• Turn left toward Ladysmith and travel 4kms
• Turn right onto the R600 toward Winterton and travel 30kms
• Turn left toward Winterton, travel 1km then turn right onto the R600 toward the Central Berg
• After 13kms continue through the crossroad at Thokozisa
• After 5kms take the D53 right to Bell Park Dam
• After 6,5kms look for the Clivia Hill entrance sign on the right

From Durban:
• Take the N3 to Johannesburg
• Approximately 97kms north of Pietermaritzburg take the Estcourt North offramp - Exit 179
• Take the left option to Loskop
• Travel 30kms and then turn left at Thokozisa into the R600 towards Central Berg
• After 5kms take the D53 right to Bell Park Dam
• After 6,5 kms look for the Clivia Hill entrance sign on the right

Amenities in the area

  • Grocery Store (7 km)
  • Laundromat (7 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (7 km)

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