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

Tourist Attractions near Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Milk cows at Underberg cheese factory

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Underberg Reflections

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Moorcroft Manor1

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The picturesque little farming village of Underberg lies in the southern foothills of the Drakensberg range of mountains in the southwest of KwaZulu-Natal.

If you have a four wheel drive vehicle take a visit to the Sani Pass - the third steepest pass in the world - that winds through some of Africa's most spectacular scenery. If you wish to go over the border into Lesotho a passport is necessary for non South African citizens.

About 10 kilometres outside Underberg on the road to Swartberg is the Iris garden at Mount Dragon. This garden is well worth visiting, especially in October and November when the Irises are in bloom.

There is plenty of bird-watching in the Underberg area - a chance to see many species that are only seen on or near to the Berg. The rivers and streams around Underberg offer some of South Africa's best trout fishing. Hiking in the Underberg area can be planned so that hikers can spend the night in either a cave or a mountain hut.

Things To Do in Underberg
Sani Pass Tours Sani Pass Tours
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Underberg Attractions
Sani Pass Golf Club: less than 5 km
Glengarry Golf Club: less than 5 km
Underberg Country Club: less than 5 km
Old Prison Building: 7 km
Splashy Fen: 12 km
Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve: 14 km
Cobham Nature Reserve: 32 km
Nearby Towns
Drakensberg Gardens Area
Himeville
Sani Pass

Storm Clouds over Underberg

courtesy of Michael Cookson Panomario

Lake View Casa in Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal
This beautiful self-contained holiday house is set in the foothills of the stunning Southern Drakensberg Mountain range. This little piece of paradise is situated overlooking a lake just 5 minutes outside of the quaint mountain town of Underberg. Lake Vi
Moya Cottage in Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal
Moya Cottage is a cosy cottage situated in the peaceful Underberg village, in the heart of the Southern Drakensberg. The cottage is fully equipped for self-catering and can comfortably sleep a family of four or reps.
Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve in Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal
Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve, the premier wild-trout flyfishing destination in Southern Africa, is a registered site of Conservation Significance (site no 49). Home to prolific wildlife and waterfowl, it has been called "one of the most beautiful fly-fi
Eagles' Rock Mountain Retreat in Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal
The Saunders Family welcomes you to Eagles\' Rock, our beautiful piece of God\'s creation set in the magnificent Southern Drakensberg Mountains, near Underberg and Himeville. Only 7.7km out of Underberg on the Drakensberg Gardens Road. This pristine ..
Hilltop Cottage in Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal
Hilltop Cottage is a brand new, fully equipped, spacious and beautifully appointed, 2 bedroom cottage set on Farraway Farm which is located just outside Underberg, KwaZulu Natal. Hilltop Cottage stands on its own, with no other guest accommodation on

The picturesque little farming village of Underberg lies in the southern foothills of the Drakensberg range of mountains in the southwest of KwaZulu-Natal.

If you have a four wheel drive vehicle take a visit to the Sani Pass - the third steepest pass in the world - that winds through some of Africa's most spectacular scenery. If you wish to go over the border into Lesotho a passport is necessary for non South African citizens.

About 10 kilometres outside Underberg on the road to Swartberg is the Iris garden at Mount Dragon. This garden is well worth visiting, especially in October and November when the Irises are in bloom.

There is plenty of bird-watching in the Underberg area - a chance to see many species that are only seen on or near to the Berg. The rivers and streams around Underberg offer some of South Africa's best trout fishing. Hiking in the Underberg area can be planned so that hikers can spend the night in either a cave or a mountain hut.