The Central Drakensberg forms a large section of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park. Popular destinations in this region of the Drakensberg include Cathedral Peak, Monks Cowl Reserve, the Giants Castle Game Reserve, the Highmoor and the Kamberg.
The Northern section of the Drakensberg is the highest section of the mountain range, with many of its peaks exceeding 3000 meters. The mountains form the border between South Africa and the mountain kingdom of Lesotho.
The Natal Midlands is rich with water - rivers, lakes, dams and waterfalls are abundant - and the landscape is endowed with green pastures, hills and forests, whilst the northern reaches of the Midlands are dominated by the foothills and mountains of the Drakensberg.
Kamberg Nature Reserve boasts the impressive Game Pass Shelter, rich with highly significant San rock art was instrumental in enabling us to decipher the meanings of many of the San polychromatic images.
Royal Natal National Park has some of the best mountain scenery in Africa. The main feature is the world famous Amphitheater, a rock wall approximately that is approximately five km in length, and approximatly 500m high. Also host the highest waterfall in the world
Monks Cowl is the gateway to some of the most magnificent mountain Wilderness areas in Africa. Breath-taking vistas of sweeping grasslands on the lower reaches, to magnificent towering cliffs and waterfalls cascading for hundreds of metres
Champagne Valley is famous for it being home to the internationally recognised Drakensberg Boys Choir, whose mountain-top performances have awed all who have heard them perform. The valley is towered over by Champagne Castle, a 3 248m high mountain attached to the main escarpment
The area of Cathedral Peak, surrounded as it is by wilderness and some of the most spectacular mountain scenery imaginable. The selection of winding trails through mountain scenery, streams, waterfalls, pools and overgrown trees make wandering this terrain an addictive experience.
Cradled between the Injisuthi and Cowl Fork Rivers at the head of the Injisuthi Valley, the Drakensberg park is surrounded by spectacular scenery dominated by Cathkin Peak, Monks Cowl and Champagne Valley.
The exceptional natural beauty of the Maloti- Drakensberg Park is evident in its soaring basaltic buttresses, golden sandstone ramparts, rolling high altitude grasslands, steep-sided river valleys and rocky gorges. The area has incredibly rich biodiversity including many endemic species.