Be awed by the most dramatic mountain views in southern Africa! The magnificent Drakensberg mountains tower over KwaZulu Natal in South Africa. In Afrikaans, Drakensberg means ‘dragon mountain’, although the local Zulu people call it ‘uKhahlamba’, meaning ‘barrier of spears’. The uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park in the region is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a wealth of San rock art; you will find over 3,000 individual paintings here! The Central and Northern Drakensberg feature the most famous mountain formations including the aptly named Cathedral Peak, Giant’s Castle and Ampitheatre. The stunningly scenic region offers you plenty of outdoor activities including hiking or horse riding.


  • Dragon Mountain
  • Rich Natural Beauty
  • Giant’s Castle Game Reserve

Places to Stay

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

Style: Boutique

Cleopatra Farmhouse is tucked away in the beautiful Kamberg Valley in the Drakensberg Mountains near Giants Castle.

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Montusi Mountain Lodge

Style: Boutique

Montusi is situated on a 1000 hectare estate, in the Kwazulu-Natal Drakensberg, with an uninterrupted view of the Drakensberg's most famous part, the Amphitheatre escarpment.

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