Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve Drakensberg Self-catering in Underberg
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  • Property TypeResort
  • Guests10
  • Rooms/Units3
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

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Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve is a property for self catering in Underberg for tourists visiting the Drakensberg region.

About Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve

Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve, the premier wild-trout fly fishing destination in Southern Africa, is a registered site of Conservation Significance (site no 49). Home to prolific wildlife and waterfowl, the resrve has been called "one of the most beautiful fly-fishing destinations on the planet" (R. Kirby).

With the Umzimkulwana river and a lake full of wild-spawning rainbow and brown trout, Giants Cup Wilderness sets the standard for authentic wilderness angling in spectacular mountain scenery. It is a birders and hikers paradise. There are more than 106 identified rock-art sites in the sandstone layer in the surrounding Drakensberg wilderness.

Self Catering Accommodation

With four en-suite double bedrooms in 3 thatched units, Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve offers exceptional comfort and privacy in an unspoiled mountain wilderness.

The Lakeside Lodge and Fisherman's Cottage:
These cottages are set in the pines - a short cast away from the water's edge,with en-suite Jacuzzi baths, fully-equipped kitchens, lounge with fireplace, patio and braai, offering accommodation in well-appointed comfort. All linens, crockery and cutlery are provided.

Duckbay Lodge:
The lodge occupies the premium position on the farm. It is set on the edge of a pine glade, up near the estuary and the reed-beds that surround it. Very private and a birder's paradise. With an en-suite Jacuzzi bath, fully-equipped kitchen, lounge and fireplace, patio and braai. Please note that this Lodge is 4x4 access only.

The lodging is well-appointed but without a TV, radio or telephones. Cell phone reception varies from good to poor.

Location & Access

The reserve is situated just outside Underberg in the Southern Drakensberg at the end of a 2,5km stretch of rough road, low vehicles are not advised.

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Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Fireplace
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Fishermans Cottage

Fisherman's Cottage is a 2 sleeper unit set in a pine forest about 50m from the lakes edge. It consists of one bedroom with a queen sized bed, an en-suite bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath, an open plan lounge and fully equipped kitchenette.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Lakeside Lodge

It consists of one bedroom with a queen sized bed, an en-suite bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath, an open plan lounge and fully equipped kitchenette.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Duckbay Lodge

Duckbay Lodge is a 6 sleeper unit that occupies the premium position on the farm. It is set on the edge of a pine glade, up near the estuary and surrounding reed beds .Very private! Birder's paradise! It consists of two bedrooms.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Guest Reviews

1 Review from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewvery good

The owner is a fly fisher of note with knowledge to astound on the subject. The facilities are very neat and the staff very friendly. The surroundings spectacular. We had a marvellous time. Take lots of warm clothes in winter.

June 2017

Cornelis Jansen van Rensburg (Pretoria)

Need to Know

Response timeGiants Cup Wilderness Reserve typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)King Shaka International - 235km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since December 2015

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