In the 'hood, Winterton as a destination

Ranging from budget-friendly chalets to luxury Drakensberg hotels, the variety available to Winterton visitors is typical of the abundance of tourist facilities in South Africa. The pretty town of Winterton serves, quite literally, as the gateway to the central Drakensberg some 14 kilometres away, and lies in the foothills of these towering giants, a typical pioneer settlement and one of the ... cont.

D19 Champagne Valley, Winterton, 3340, Drakensburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Mountain Splendour Eco-Resort

Take N3 South down Van Reenen's Pass and through Tugela Toll Plaza
Take next exit and turn left on N11 towards Ladysmith
Go about 4km, then turn right on R600 towards Winterton via Spieonkop Dam
At T junction, turn left on R74 to Winterton
Go 500m, then turn right at Engen Garage onto R600 to Central Drakensberg
Go 24km on R600 towards Champagne Castle Hotel
Turn left onto D19 and follow signs for 1km to Mountain Splendour

Take N3 North to EXIT 179, Estcourt North & Central Drakensberg.
(DO NOT TAKE Estcourt South, Giants Castle or Wembezi exits)
Turn left and go 28km through Loskop and continue past Injusuti turn off
Turn left at Thokozisa onto R600 to Central Drakensberg
Go 12km towards Champagne Castle Hotel
Turn left onto D19 and travel 1 km to Mountain Splendour

Amenities in the area

  • Bars and/or Nightlife (2.5 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (5 km)
  • Grocery Store (5 km)
  • Laundromat (5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (5 km)
  • Post Office (23 km)
  • Shopping Mall (23 km)


  • Abseiling
  • Bird watching
  • Canopy tours
  • Children's entertainment
  • Cycling paths
  • Fishing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Kloofing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)

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