Tourist Attractions in Central Drakensberg, Drakensberg & Surroundings, KwaZulu-Natal

Tourist Attractions near Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Cathkin Peak

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Drakensberge Monks Cowl

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Waterfall in the Drakensberg Park

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Kwa Zulu Natal's Central Drakensberg can be reached by branching off the N3 at the Bergville and Winterton off ramps between the towns of Harrismith and Mooi River.

Extending over approximately 350 kilometres, the Drakensberg Mountain Range is one of the Province's major tourist destinations. With its peaks reaching an average height of 3000m, it is an area of scenic grandeur.

The Drakensberg or "Dragon Mountains" were inhabited for centuries by the San Bushmen, and Giant's Castle in the Central Drakensberg boasts some of the areas most impressive displays of San Rock Art.

The Champagne Castle Region with its fresh mountain air, numerous holiday resorts and beautifully tended golf courses is a popular weekend getaway for visitors from both Gauteng and Durban. The world renowned Drakensberg Boy's Choir has its home here in the Champagne valley area of the Central Drakensberg.

Excellent accommodation is available in the Central Drakensberg, either at one of the resorts or in private hospitality establishments.

The relaxing atmosphere and the wide range of activities on offer in the Central Drakensberg make it a mountain haven where tourists return with their families time and time again.

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Central Drakensberg Attractions
Monks Cowl Nature Reserve: 7 km
San Art Interpretive Centre: 15 km
Baboon Rock: 18 km
Marianne Church Ruins: 40 km
Champagne Sports Resort: 41 km
Cathedral Peak Golf Club: 41 km
The Winterton Museum: 41 km
Monks Cowl Country Club: 41 km
Drakensberg Boys Choir: 41 km
Nearby Towns
Bergville
Cathedral Peak
Champagne Valley
Giants Castle
White Mountain Area

Crystal Falls

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Berghaven Cottages in Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal
We have eight self catering cottages ranging from 2-6 sleepers. Cottages are fully equipped with linen, cutlery, crockery and cooking facilities including a braai area. Each cottage has a TV with SABC channels.
White Mountain Lodge in Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal
Being a country lodge, White Mountain Lodge offers rooms and chalets with self catering or full board facilities.
Cathedral Peak Hotel in Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal
Accommodation ranges from spacious, interleading family rooms to private rondavels tucked away between the trees. The exclusive Presidential suite offers the ultimate in luxury accommodation boasting electric curtains, a fire place, FULL DStv, two...
Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort in Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal
Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort is a spectacular Drakensberg resort situated in the Central Drakensberg approximately four hours from Johannesburg and two and a half hours from Durban in the magnificent Champagne Valley.
Birdsong Cottage 2 in Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal
Birdsong Cottages have added a third stunning home to their portfolio of 4 star Holiday homes in the Champagne Valley!Situated in Bergview, high on the upper level of the estate, this home has a stunning view over the Champagne valley.

Kwa Zulu Natal's Central Drakensberg can be reached by branching off the N3 at the Bergville and Winterton off ramps between the towns of Harrismith and Mooi River.

Extending over approximately 350 kilometres, the Drakensberg Mountain Range is one of the Province's major tourist destinations. With its peaks reaching an average height of 3000m, it is an area of scenic grandeur.

The Drakensberg or "Dragon Mountains" were inhabited for centuries by the San Bushmen, and Giant's Castle in the Central Drakensberg boasts some of the areas most impressive displays of San Rock Art.

The Champagne Castle Region with its fresh mountain air, numerous holiday resorts and beautifully tended golf courses is a popular weekend getaway for visitors from both Gauteng and Durban. The world renowned Drakensberg Boy's Choir has its home here in the Champagne valley area of the Central Drakensberg.

Excellent accommodation is available in the Central Drakensberg, either at one of the resorts or in private hospitality establishments.

The relaxing atmosphere and the wide range of activities on offer in the Central Drakensberg make it a mountain haven where tourists return with their families time and time again.