Best of Drakensberg Attractions & Luxury Tours, South Africa
Escape to the Boundless Beauty of Drakensberg Mountain Range
The beautiful mountain range of Drakensberg runs the full length of the western boundary of KwaZulu-Natal which separates it from the Lesotho kingdom. Here, amidst snowcapped mountains, you will encounter cascading waterfalls, steep basalt cliffs, thick yellowwood forests and gorgeous river valleys.
Take in crisp, clean mountain air as you hike a network of trails passing rock faces painted with images of life depictions by the San Bushmen who followed these same routes thousands of years ago. Visit the Boer War Battlesites at Ladysmith and Colenso where you will learn some of the area’s amazing history and browse museums in both cities.
In the Royal Natal National Park, behold the famous, natural Amphitheater, Cannibal Cave and the Tugela Falls, the second highest in the world. Cathedral Park and Didima Valley offer splendid views of the Doreen Falls, Rainbow Gorge and from the top of Mike’s Pass.
Exploring the Cathkin and Champagne Valley will reveal the towering Champagne Castle and Monk’s Cowl peaks. This beautiful area offers a variety of sporting activities, especially golf which was introduced by Scottish settlers.
Trek through “the Lost Valley” in Northern Drakensberg, a remote region which offers a variety of unique geographical features. Pass over a working suspension bridge into the valley and gaze upon the Kaalvoet Vrou statue, erected to commemorate the entry of Retief, one of the original Voortrekkers.
Alpine Health Resort in Northern Drakensberg – A first class South Africa vacation site nestled in the Drakensberg Mountains. Enjoy luxury accommodations, fine dining and a variety of indoor and outdoor activities.
Champagne Sports Resort in Central Drakensberg – A high ranking golf destination, this resort offers a peaceful atmosphere and excellent views of Cathkin Peak and Champagne Castle.
Himeville Arms Hotel in Southern Drakensberg – A famous Country Hotel, Himeville Arms provides old English charm, fabulous activities and delicious area culinary delights all surrounded by breathtaking African scenery.
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