In the 'hood, Underberg as a destination

The last town in the southern Drakensberg, Underberg, lies immediately beneath the majestic mountains of this area, their looming greatness offering a multitude of hikes and moments of breathtaking beauty. Underberg forms part of the Sani Saunter, not as well known as the Midlands Meander perhaps, but offering as many outdoor opportunities and scenery to equal if not challenge the ... cont.

Penwarn Farm, Bushman's Nek Road. Underberg, Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Penwarn Farm Lodge

From Johannesburg
Travel along the N3 towards Pietermaritzburg, take Exit 99 at the Howick South/Underberg sign, (turn right onto the R617, travel 111km to Underberg, drive through Underberg for about 6km, turn right onto the Bushmansnek Road - gravel road, Penwarn is 16km along on the left, 4km driveway -farm road – don’t give up!!).

From Durban
Travel along the N3 towards Pietermaritzburg, take exit 99 at the Howick South/Underberg sign, (turn right - farm road).

From Kokstad
Travel 40km to Swartburg, at T-junction right to Underberg, Travel 65km and take SECOND Bushman’s Nek Road to the left. Travel 16 km on a dirt road; see stone wall- “Penwarn” on left. Driveway is 4km long.

Please bring a vehicle with fair clearance- it need not to be 4x4 but the low slinky –jobs dont like our road!

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (25 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (25 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (25 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (25 km)
  • Grocery Store (25 km)
  • Internet Café (25 km)
  • Laundromat (25 km)
  • Post Office (25 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (25 km)
  • Shopping Mall (25 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Bird watching
  • Children's entertainment
  • Clay pidgeon shooting
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)

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