Only 2-hours from Durban and 4-hours from Gauteng, the Drakensberg offers outdoor experiences and activities for adrenaline seekers, families and honeymooners alike. From the energetic to the romantic there's something to please everyone.
For outdoor enthusiasts there are numerous hikes from day-trails to overnight hikes of three or four days- as well as plenty of leisurely walks amongst spectacular scenery. Mountain biking, rock climbing and horse riding can all be enjoyed - as well as fly fishing in picturesque mountain dams. On hot, sunny days there are private and secluded rock pools to be discovered for a revitalizing swim.
Horse riding in the Drakensberg
Drakensberg Hiking
Black Eagle, Drakensberg
Drakensberg Lake & Scenery
Eland, Drakensberg
Large portions of the Drakensberg mountains and its surrounds form the Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park - a World Heritage Site since 2000. Here the scenery is rich and varied and the flora and fauna are abundant. Visitors should look out for the black Eagle, bearded Vulture and small herds of Eland antelope - as well as troops of baboons and occasional glimpses of blesbuck, oribi, mountain reedbuck and duiker on the moutain slopes.
For those seeking an indulgent retreat - there are hotels and resorts to choose from where every need and whim is catered for, including fine food and wine and rejuvinating spa treatments. Resorts offer a range of leisure activities including tennis, swimming and golf.

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