Drakensberg Self-Catering Venues

Introduction to Drakensberg self-catering venues

There are excellent Drakensberg self-catering venues. Especially in the Central Drakensberg, of South Africa. The following section provides an overview of these Drakensberg self-catering venues. Request for Booking or Information Form.

A self-catering holiday home or cottage can be defined as a self-contained property offering clean, comfortable, furnished accommodation for tourists. Additionally, they are also provided with the means to prepare and cook their own meals.

There are a wide variety of different styles of self-catering accommodation in the Drakensberg from one bedroom cottages to country houses and resorts with five to ten bedrooms and a range of units. Furthermore, some of these self-catering establishments are very elaborate, for example with sophisticated flat-screen TVs, the option to order meals and swimming pools. Whereas, others are more rustic and offer a country experience. Some are particularly distinctive or themed, such as rondavels, with an African feel, log cabins,man made caves and even tree houses.

In addition these facilities are in close vicinity to the key 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;
  • Mountaineering;
  • Zip-lines;
  • Mountain and trail running circuits;
  • Craft centres;
  • Museums;
  • 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;
  • 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 Drakesnberg Boys Choir Concerts; and 
  • Major events such as the ‘Polar Bear Swim’  and ‘Music in the Mountains”

List of Drakensberg Self-Catering Venues

The following are links to some of them in the Central and Northern Drakensberg: