Drakensberg Hotels

Introduction to Drakensberg Hotels

The Northern and Central Drakensberg has some of South Africa’s finest hotels and resorts. Breakfast and dinner is often offered as part of their tariff. Many of these hotels also provide a babysitting service. Free WIFI is also usually offered.

Most of these establishments have a range of on-site activities, which include:

  • Firstly, tennis,
  • Golf,
  • Horse Riding;
  • Swimming pools;
  • Spas;
  • Hiking;
  • Games rooms; and
  • Bowls

Moreover, these hotels offer dedicated entertainment programmes during peak holiday periods. Trained staff run these programmes. These programmes often include keeping fit classes and dedicated programmes for children.

Also, these facilities are in close vicinity to the principal attractions of the Drakensberg. These include:

  • Firstly, hiking trails, especially from Monks Cowl, Cathedral Peak and Royal Natal Camps;
  • Fishing in locations such as Bell Park Dam;
  • Also, mountaineering;
  • Zip-lines;
  • Mountain and trail running circuits;
  • Craft centres;
  • Museums;
  • Additionally, abseiling;
  • E-bikes;
  • Scootours;
  • Helicopter flips;
  • Mountaineering;
  • Excellent eateries and pubs;
  • Hot air ballooning;
  • White river rafting;
  • Horse riding;
  • A chocolate factory;
  • A wine estate;
  • Moreover, a home brewery;
  • Farm stalls;
  • A reptile park;
  • A bird park;
  • A bee and honey tour;
  • Battlefield sites of the like of Spionkop and Willow Grange;
  • San Rock Art Sites open to the public. Firstly, Battle Cave at Injisuthi Camp and Main Cave at Giants Castle;
  • The Drakensberg Boys Choir Concerts; and
  • Significant events such as the ‘Polar Bear Swim’  and ‘Music in the Mountains.”


The following are links to the most prominent hotels in the Central and Northern Drakensberg:

Champagne Sports Resort 3

Drakensberg Accommodation and Experiences. The Drakensberg Sun Resort (Source: James Seymour)
The Drakensberg Sun Resort (Source: James Seymour)


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Drakensberg Hotels: Cathedral Peak Hotel
Cathedral Peak Hotel (Source: Cathedral Peak Hotel)



Drakensberg Hotels: Monks Cowl Golf Resort
Monks Cowl Golf Resort

Liitle Switzerland

Cayley Mountain Lodge

Champagne Castle Hotel


Willow Grange Country Hotel (Source: Willow Grange Country Hotel)

Aha Alpine Heath