Berg Times Summer 2021/2022

Click on the following link for Summer 2021/ 2022 edition of Berg Times. Berg Times is intended to keep the tourism trade aware of the latest developments in the Central and Northern Drakensberg. It is also useful for the general public.


Grey Rhebuck

Drakensberg’s most commonly noted antelope ranges across the entire area of this escarpment, particularly in its high lying grasslands.

Drakensberg photographer – Kierran Alenn

Kierran Alenn is one of KwaZulu-Natal’s prodigies of photography. He was one of the early creative and innovative adopters of drone footage.

Gatberg and Zulu Cave Hike

This is a moderate hike of some 26 kilometres in total. It is possible to complete this trail in a day; however, you need to be very fit to do so.

Dingaan’s Shelter

Dingaan’s Shelter is a good example of the many San rock art sites that are located in rock overhangs or caves in a sandstone ‘belt’ that runs across the length of the Central Drakensberg.

Bleek and Lloyd’s contribution to the interpretation of San Rock Art

Wilhelm Bleek and Lucy Lloyd composed one of the most comprehensive ethnographic accounts of the San of the late 1800s.

Tree fern

The Forest Tree Fern and Grassland Tree Fern are two of the most attractive trees frequently noted in the Drakensberg.