Your Drakensberg accommodation experience

  • Enjoy a holiday that is very different
  • Value for money options customised for your needs.
  • A perfect nights sleep
  • Healthy and wholesome meals from farm to fork
  • Intimate private dining
  • Peace of mind in a safe and stunningly beautiful views.
  • Let your holiday contribute to supporting local and Eco

We are in nature, where peace and quiet are normal, the pace is somewhat slower and everything is about you.

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Luxury Cave

Glass doors open onto a wooden deck with hammock chairs and a spectacular view of the Drakensberg. Cozy fireplace, jacuzzi spa bath and kingsize double bed. Our TOP Drakensberg accommodation tip because its so very different


Mountain View Suite

The Mountain View Suites are the more generous accommodation options Suites include a spacious lounge, a large bedroom with a king size bed an en suite bathroom which include a Jacuzzi spa bath and separate shower.and a veranda to relax.


Garden View Suite

The Garden View Suite offer comfortable accommodation which is a bedroom with a king size bed and en suite bathroom which include a Jacuzzi spa bath and separate shower. Unique wooden art.

drakensberg wedding photo opportunity


Enjoy your wedding in gracious elegance against a backdrop of the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains. The scenic beauty of this renowned Drakensberg wedding venue, its personal service and the warm hospitality extended to guests will make your wedding day a memory to cherish for a lifetime.

Drakensberg Yoga Retreat


The Drakensberg mountains is the perfect location to host your retreat. We have hosted photography workshops, yoga retreats, spiritual retreats, art therapies and so much more. Antbear Lodge just has that peaceful vibe about it.

Drakensberg events and functions


Antbear lodge includes a fully equipped professional kitchen and we will gladly cater for your event or function. We also offer a function venue for smaller conferences, meetings and workshops


Horse Trails

Antbear Lodge offers horse trails right on our eco farm near to Giants Castle which are particularly suited to beginners. We practice the gentler horse whispering methods to train our horses and go for slow outrides on the farm. The rides here are safe and slow still lots of experienced riders have enjoyed what we offer

Drakensberg hiking at antbear lodge


Antbear Lodge offers a few different hiking trail options on the property. Hike to the top of the hill on a 3 hour round trip where you can enjoy some spectacular views. Take a picnic lunch with you. A shorter 1 hour trail that visits the dams on the property makes for a lovely stroll in the afternoon. And then there are lots of options in the National Park


Stargazing Hammock Camp

Mlendeni Sitole will tell you his stories of the night skies. He has built a star gazing hammock camp for you to relax and observe the heavens and listen to the night sounds. He makes you feel like you have never seen the night sky before when you go stargazing at Antbear Lodge.


Drakensberg Mountains

Drakensberg is famous for its hiking routes, with trails for all abilities. The mountains are also home to many nature reserves with waterfalls and abundant wildlife.Our favorite reserves are Giants Castle in the Central Drakensberg and the Royal Natal in the Northern Drakensberg


Bushman Rock art

The Drakensberg mountains contain thousands of Bushman Rock Art sites, evidence of the small, primitive San people who practiced a prehistoric life style in the area long ago.


Midlands Meander

There are weavers, potters, woodcrafters, leather workers, artists, metalworkers, box makers, herb growers, cheese makers, beer brewers and so much more. Whatever you do dont miss out on the spectacular Mandela Capture Site