How To Visit The Drakensberg Mountains On A Budget

Hiking at Giants Castle Nature Reserve - Central Drakensberg

How to visit the Drakensberg Mountains on a budget is a question often asked by backpackers. Ask any South African what areas of their country they recommend to travelers, and they will almost always mention the Drakensberg. These mountains are Located KwaZulu-Natal. The Drakensberg Mountains boast some of the most breathtaking views in the country. […]

Wine tasting in the Drakensberg and KwaZulu-Natal Midlands

Drakensberg wine tasting at Cathedral Peak wine estate

Yes you will find wine tasting in the Drakensberg and Kwazulu Natal Midlands. The wine scene in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and Drakensberg has been developing for some years now. These amazing wine tasting options of the region are still largely unknown. A number of established wineries consistently producing own-brand bottled wine across a variety of […]

Sani Pass – 4×4 gateway to the roof of Africa into lesotho

Drakensberg 4x4 off roading Sani Pass

The Sani Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.876m (9,400ft) above the sea level connecting Kwazulu Natal to Lesotho through the Drakensberg Mountains. The Sani Pass is a notoriously dangerous road, which requires the use of a 4×4 vehicle. It’s a serie of winding twists, hairpins, plunging drops and mind-blowing scenery […]

Drakensberg Bushman Rock Art.


Drakensberg Bushman Rock Art is the reason the Drakensberg Mountains were declared a cultural World Heritage Site in 2000. The Drakensberg Mountains unique richness of biological diversity and its endemic and endangered species and its superlative natural beauty are contribute to its world heritage status. The main reason the Drakensberg Mountains was declared a World […]

Drakensberg fly fishing

Midlands Meander fly fishing

Drakensberg fly fishing is a huge draw card to the area. The Drakensberg affords more fly-fishing opportunities than any other district in South Africa! The Central Drakensberg and Southern Drakensberg have long been favored as a prime fly fishing destination. From rivers wild-spawned fish of up to eight pounds are taken and from the dams […]

Drakensberg white water rafting

Drakensberg white water rafting

Drakensberg white water rafting is a big summer tourist attraction to the area. The Tugela River starts it journey in the mighty Drakensberg where it plunges 947 metres down the Tugela Falls. This river is the largest in Kwa Zulu Natal and adventure seekers come here for a fun filled action packed White Water River […]

Drakensberg quad bike trails

Drakensberg quad bike trails

A day spent riding a quad bike on rocky mountain passes and Drakensberg quad bike trails and through flowing water is exhilarating. Your Quad Bike experience in the Drakensberg is a day that you will not soon forget. These Quad Biking adventures are fun adrenaline pumping experiences in the great outdoors. A Quad Bike is […]

Drakensberg Battlefield Tours

Drakensberg battlefield tours - Spionkop

There are a number of Drakensberg battlefield tours available of various battlefield sites. Its little wonder KwaZulu-Natal is a military history enthusiast’s dream and many of its battlefields have become ‘must see’ sites, several of which are within easy reach of your Drakensberg Experience. These battlefield sites include the Voortrekker / Zulu conflict of 1838 […]

Drakensberg helicopter flip

Drakensberg helicopter flights

You have not lived until you have experienced a Drakensberg helicopter flip. Take a Helicopter ride and see the Drakensberg like you’ve never seen it before. Select one of the incredible Drakensberg helicopter flight packages and gain a new perspective on one of the most beautiful Mountain Ranges in the World. There isn’t a more […]

Drakensberg hiking

Kamberg nature reserve - hike to waterfall shelter

The Drakensberg hiking opportunities that are available are amongst the best hiking options in South Africa. Hiking is probably the main reason you have traveled to this area. You will find Southern Africa’s highest peaks in the Drakensberg Mountains, the worlds highest waterfall and some of the most stunning views anywhere. Drakensberg hiking trips offer […]

Zulu Waters horse trail safaris

Zulu waters horse safaris in central Drakensberg

Zulu Waters offers horse trail safaris within this private game reserve. Their professional horse trail guides will lead you through this magnificent reserve. The horse trail safaris provide incredible scenery and equestrian experiences. The guides will take you through our reserve on a 2 hour ride where you will get up close and personal with […]

4×4 off roading in the Drakensberg

Drakensberg 4x4 off roading Sani Pass

The are a number of 4×4 off roading opportunities in the Drakensberg. Antbear Lodge has created a rudimentary 4×4 route on the farm and invites 4×4 enthusiasts to come and extend these 4×4 routes. The Drakensberg offers 4×4 off roading and trails that are amongst the best in the South Africa. Natural obstacles – steep slopes, […]