Tourist Attractions in Drakensberg Gardens Area, Drakensberg & Surroundings, KwaZulu-Natal

Tourist Attractions near Drakensberg Gardens Area, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Castleburn

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Lake Madingofani jetty

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Trout Fishing the Mzimkhulu

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The Drakensberg Gardens Area is situated in the Southern Drakensberg and is closest to Pietermaritzburg and Durban. Accessed via the villages of Underberg and Himeville, the Drakensberg Gardens Area is ideal for a quiet mountain getaway.

Since the Drakensberg Mountain Range was the ancient home of the San Bushmen for centuries the entire area is rich in displays of San Rock Art and the Drakensberg Gardens area is no exception.

Hiking trails are a favoured activity by Berg visitors and the 5 day Giant's Cup Hiking Trail which covers a distance of 60 kilometres, traverses the Drakensberg Gardens Area.

The Himeville Nature Reserve and the Sani Pass are situated on the edge of the Drakensberg Gardens Area. Here the visitor can indulge in trout fishing, bird watching and game viewing and in the winter months may even enjoy the wonder of a snow covered landscape.

There are a number of popular holiday resorts in the Drakensberg Gardens Area, as well as private establishments, giving visitors a wide choice of accommodation facilities.

Things To Do in Drakensberg Gardens Area
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Drakensberg Gardens Area Attractions
Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve: less than 5 km
Splashy Fen: 16 km
Sani Pass Golf Club: 18 km
Glengarry Golf Club: 18 km
Underberg Country Club: 18 km
Cobham Nature Reserve: 18 km
Old Prison Building: 22 km
Bushman's Nek - Drakensberg: 26 km
Nearby Towns
Himeville
Sani Pass
Underberg

Dam near Giants Cup

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Ambleside in Drakensberg Gardens Area, KwaZulu-Natal
Ambleside Lodge is nestled at the foot of the majestic Southern Drakensberg mountains, surrounded by shady trees and meandering streams. This surreal berg retreat is situated only 3 hours away from Durban and boasts an elevated position...
Thekwanes Nest in Drakensberg Gardens Area, KwaZulu-Natal
30 kilometres from Underberg in the heart of the Southern Drakensberg is Thekwanes Nest on an elevated, four hectare property with majestic views of the mountain.
Lake Naverone in Drakensberg Gardens Area, KwaZulu-Natal
In a valley among the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg lies a secluded lake, a natural sanctuary far from the distractions of modern life.
Fairways 169 in Drakensberg Gardens Area, KwaZulu-Natal
We offer accommodation in a 6 sleeper self-catering thatch cottage at The Fairways is a Gold Crown resort, situated within the Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Leisure resort.
Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort in Drakensberg Gardens Area, KwaZulu-Natal
With breath taking views of an awe inspiring mountain range, the Resort is a one of kind retreat for guests to rekindle, relax and unwind.

The Drakensberg Gardens Area is situated in the Southern Drakensberg and is closest to Pietermaritzburg and Durban. Accessed via the villages of Underberg and Himeville, the Drakensberg Gardens Area is ideal for a quiet mountain getaway.

Since the Drakensberg Mountain Range was the ancient home of the San Bushmen for centuries the entire area is rich in displays of San Rock Art and the Drakensberg Gardens area is no exception.

Hiking trails are a favoured activity by Berg visitors and the 5 day Giant's Cup Hiking Trail which covers a distance of 60 kilometres, traverses the Drakensberg Gardens Area.

The Himeville Nature Reserve and the Sani Pass are situated on the edge of the Drakensberg Gardens Area. Here the visitor can indulge in trout fishing, bird watching and game viewing and in the winter months may even enjoy the wonder of a snow covered landscape.

There are a number of popular holiday resorts in the Drakensberg Gardens Area, as well as private establishments, giving visitors a wide choice of accommodation facilities.