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Accommodation in the Drakensberg Kwa Zulu Natal

Find accommodation in the most popular places to stay in the Drakensburg area of Kwa-Zulu Natal Province of South Africa.  Accommodation Africa South will soon provide you with a list of all the best destinations, things to do and see whether you are looking for a ‘naughty’ weekend away from the kids, an adventure, vacation or holiday accommodation or somewhere to stay because you are a travelling salesman, contractor or other profession that involves a lot of travelling and staying away from home.  We also plan to have venues and places where you can have conferences, conventions, expos,  special events like weddings, birthday parties, art, craft, and other exhibitions, as well as farmers or christmas markets and agricultural and other shows.  We also have a calendar of events in the Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) and other places in South Africa if you wish to see whats on.

The Drakensberg mountain range stretches all the way from Kwa-Zulu Natal to Mpumalanga. It forms the border between Lesotho and KZN,  the Orange Free State and KZN, and further north, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.

The towns in the Drakensberg Region are Bergville, Winterton,  Himeville, Underberg, Rosetta, Cedarville, Matatiele, Nottingham, Balgowan, Kokstad, van Reenen, Roosboom, Colenso, Weenen, Estcourt, Donnybrook, Umzimkulu, and Ixopo . Settlements; Loskop, Mount Ayliff, Franklin, Kingscote, Coleford, iMpendle, Cathedral Peak, Champagne Castle, Rockmount, Southdowns. Some of these towns are on the border of the Midlands area, and there are towns where battles took place.

Check the linked establishments for their brochure page with amenities, facilities, website, contact information, and other details.

See below the table for more about the Drakensberg, its vicinity and neighboring areas. Below the table is a bit of history, emergency and other numbers, attractions in the area, what to do and see in and around Drakensberg, and links to find out more.

Accommodation in the Drakensberg

Name of establishment Telephone Number Rating Type of accommodation Price Pet
friendly 
Children
friendly 
Gay
friendly 
Wheelchair
friendly 
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Woodridge Place 033 263 7205 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Prosperity Farm 036 468 1674 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Acorn Cottages 033 702 1837 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Albizia House bnb 036 438 8500 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Alpine Heath Resort 036 468 1303 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Ama Casa 036 352 3143 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Antbear Guesthouse 036 468 1314 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Ardmore Guest Farm 036 468 1641 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Bell Park BnB 036 468 1212 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Berghaven Holiday Cottages 036 262 8854 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Bergview 036 468 1513 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Cathkin Cottage BnB 036 468 1063 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Champagne Castle Hotel 036 468 8000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Champagne Sports Resort 082 572 2866 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Cherlou Chalet 033 267 7243 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse 033 266 6448 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Collingham Country House 033 263 2549 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
De Hoek Guesthouse 036 468 1031 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Dragon Peaks Park ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Drakensberg MountainRetreat 036 438 6287 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Drakensville ATKV holiday resort 033 267 7370 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Elephant Rock Lodge 036 438 6322 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Ezulwini Berg Resort 033 266 6081 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Gasuta Lodge 036 448 2490 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Gina’s sc 033 267 7225 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Glengarry Chalets &caravan Park 036 352 3683 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Glenroy Guest House 034 31 53221 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Grey Goose Game Lodge ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Ikhaya La Mafu 033 2666 101 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Indigo Fields African Day Spa ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Inkungu Estate 036 438 6000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Isifundo Cottage 036 488 1037 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Kingfisher BnB 036 466 1232 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Little Acres 036 438 6220 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Little Switzerland Hotel ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Mac’s Nest 033 234 4230 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Millgate Cottage 036 468 1158 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Misty Peaks Villa 036 438 6243 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Montusi Mountain Lodge 039 832 0026 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Mountain Park Holiday Resort 033 267 7278 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Mountain View Country Lodge 033 267 7370 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Oaklands Country Manor 036 488 1362 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Palmswift bnb 039 688 1800 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Pennington 033 701 1368 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Penwarn Country Lodge 033 234 4396 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Pleasant Places Country gh 039 3128 190 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Qwantani ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
River Crossing 036 488 1049 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Rose Cottage BnB 036 438 6422 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Rugged Glen 036 352 2485 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Sewula Gorge Lodge 058 622 3020 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Shady Pines gh 033 701 1249 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Silverstreams Country Estate & caravan park 036 488 1404 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Spion Kop Lodge 033 267 7370 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Springbok Tented Lodge 033 263 2875 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Sycamore Avenue Treehousees 031 764 6364 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
The Fairways 036 438 6022 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
The Ledges Guest Farm 036 468 1068 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
The Nest 036 354 7005 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
The Nest resort hotel 036 448 1171 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
The Zingela Safari & River Company 033 701 1686 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Three Trees at Spioenkop 036 488 1362 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Valemount Country Lodge 033 503 1482 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Vergezient Mountain Retreat 036 353 3437 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Wartburger Hof 036 468 1133 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
White Mountain Lodge ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Wits End Chalets 035 792 1432 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Zebra Crossing gh 035 792 5717 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Dragon Peaks Mountain Resort 036 468 1031 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Elgin Bed and Breakfat 033 701 1918 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Inkosana Lodge and Trekking 036 468 1202 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Sani Lodge Backpackers 033 7020 330 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Stoneyhall farm 033 7011 883 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Umzimkulu River Lodge 031 764 4688 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
The Ponds sc Cottages 011 314 4665 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
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 Venues in the Drakensberg

Name of establishment Telephone Number Rating Type of venue Price Break away Kitchen WC Accessible
Show Grounds xxx xxx xxxx not yet Stalls for animals
Display cubicles, other
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Civic Centre xxx xxx xxxx none Hall
Conference rooms
enquire y yes yes no
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About the Drakensberg

The Drakensberg, a magnificent mountain range, home to a huge variety of Alpine fauna and flora, is over 200 km long.

The Tugela (uThukela) Falls is the second highest waterfall in the world (948m).

There are many comfortable hotels, bed and breakfast establishments, comfortable mountain chalets, well-appointed camping sites, guesthouses, and lodges to provide visitors a welcome place to rest after their travels and activities of the day.

Drakensberg History

The San Bushmen used to live in this area and there are many cave and rock paintings, as well as Archeological sites.

Many battles between the Boer,  Zulu, and English took place around here. See more in the Battlefields region.

Attractions in and around the Drakensberg

The Royal Natal National Park has been named a World Heritage Site. There are a number of dams, nature reserves and obviously passes in the area; Sani Pass, Oliviershoek Pass, Noupoortsnek, Sterkfontein Dam and Nature Reserve, Spioenkop Dam (Hydro-electric project) and nature reserve, Woodstock Dam, Ukhuhlamba Drakensberg Park (World Heritage Site), Sehlabatheba National Park and many more. Some of the names of the peaks may be familiar to you; Cathkin Peak, Champagne Castle, Mont-aux-Sources, Cathedral Peak and the Amphitheatre.

The Natal Midlands with the Midland Meander, and all its arts and crafts lie cheek by jowl. There is a lot to see and do with many adventure companies vieing to provide balloon-rides, horse-riding, off-road and mountain biking, as well as other wild and wonderful rides. Bungy and other jumps, foefie-slides, treetop adventures and so on abound, as does watersports like canoeing, fishing, sailing, river rafting. The hiking opportunities are endless and it is a bird-watchers paradise. For the tamer activities; shopping, sight-seeing, and photography are tops as the landscapes, the people and the wildlife are unimaginably photogenic.

External Links

Read more here

Wiki – Queensburgh

Helpful numbers

Emergency Services

Local Number enquiries 1023
International Enquiries 903
Time 1026
Tourism Info and Safety Line             083 123 2345
Police 10111
Ambulance 10117
SA Weather Service 82 162

American Express             +27 (0)11 359 0111
Diners Club             +27 (0)11 358 8400
Mastercard International (TF)             0800 990418
VISA International (TF)             0800 990475
Thomas Cook – Rennies (TF)             0800 998175
Europ Assistance             +27 (0)11 359 5000
Medical Rescue International             +27 (0)11 242 0242
SA National Parks Board             +27 (0)12 428 9111
Kwa-Zulu Natal Parks & Tourism Board

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