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.

Rhenosterfontein Farm, Bergville, 3350, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Three Tree Hill Lodge

From Johannesburg (3 and a half hours)
Take the N3 out of Johannesburg towards Durban. Bypass Heidelberg, Villiers, Warden and Harrismith. Take the R616 glide-off to Bergville / Ladysmith (Exit No. 230). Turn right towards Bergville. Go for about 19km. Approximately 1km after the Easby Guest House sign, turn left onto the D564 ( Hambrook Village and Rangeworthy Cemetery ). Follow this gravel road for about 8km. The Lodge is at the end of this road – signposted left over the cattle grid.

From Durban (2 and a half hours)
Take the N3 out of Durban towards Johannesburg. Bypass Pietermaritzburg, Mooi River and Estcourt. Take the R616 glide-off to Bergville / Ladysmith (Exit No. 230). Turn left towards Bergville. Go for about 19km. Approximately 1km after the Easby Guest House sign, turn left onto the D564. Follow this gravel road for about 8km. The Lodge is at the end of this road.

From Fugitives’ Drift (2 and a half hours)
From Fugitives’ Drift proceed towards Rorke’s Drift, turning right at the T-Junction. Stay on this road (Rorke’s Drift will be on your right) for ±30kms. At the T-Junction (with the tarred road) turn right onto the R33 towards Dundee. Then proceed on to Ladysmith (R602 and N11). Continue on Lyell Street through Ladysmith, following the signs to Colenso and the N3. Do not go under the bridge to Bluebank, but glide off to the left, following the signs to Colenso and the N3. Approximately 2 and a half km from the bridge, turn right onto the N11 (R616), sign-posted Bergville.

Proceed for 31,5km on the R616 and turn left onto the D564 (+/- 1km after the Easby Guest House sign). Follow this gravel road for 8km. The Lodge is at the end of this road.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (24 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (24 km)
  • Bus Line (24 km)
  • Business Services (24 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (24 km)
  • Grocery Store (24 km)
  • Internet Café (24 km)
  • Laundromat (24 km)
  • Post Office (24 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (24 km)
  • Car Hire (40 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (40 km)
  • Shopping Mall (40 km)
  • Train Station (40 km)
  • Airport (260 km)

Activities

  • Bird watching
  • Children's entertainment
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Farm activities
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Swimming
  • Wine tasting

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