The Northern and Central Drakensberg area has some of the most beautiful scenery that you can imagine. The area falls into four valleys, beginning with the Champagne Valley in the Central Berg, through the Cathedral Peak and Didima Valley, then the Royal Natal National Park and Amphitheatre Valley, and finally the Middledale Pass Valley in the Northern Berg. Each of the four valleys has its own kind of beauty and character.
The Drakensberg Mountains are known for their spectacular, tranquil scenery, originally referred to as the “Dragon Mountains” are considered to be a premier tourist attraction in South Africa. The mountains are affectionately known to locals as the ‘Berg’.
Situated in the heart of a World Heritage Site, Champagne Valley Resort in the Central Drakensberg near Winterton offers you the opportunity to recharge body, mind & soul at the spacious self catering cottages, where you can spend the night drinking wine and spoiling yourself in front of the large fireplace. Go for a romantic stroll between the dams to neighbouring Monk’s Cowl or a round of golf.
Onsite amenities include:
- Childrens Activities
- Swimming Pool
- Tennis Courts
- Golf Course
Located in the gorgeous mountain region of Drakensberg, this fantastic Gold Crown resort features individual chalets which offer all the luxuries of home.
Places and Things to do in the Drakensberg
Drakensberg Ventures offers you one to three day hiking excursions anywhere in the Drakensberg. Their climbs vary in distance and difficulty, from those suitable for children to others for the more serious hikers.
When visiting the Berg, one must see the Royal Natal National Park, this area of the Drakensberg is particularly well known as a tourist attraction. It is here that the brave can climb up a chain ladder and view the escarpment from the top.
Other highlights include South Africa’s only commercially operated participation flying trapeze, a tree top cable tour, paintball, quad biking, a scenic gorge swing . Enjoy a guided tour while gazing at the breathtaking view on a horse back, watch the sunset over the Mountain range while enjoying a glass of Champagne. Drakensberg is also ideal for teambuilding and corporate fun days.
A number of golf resorts can be found in this area, the top 30 ranked championship golf course has been rated as SA’s most beautiful golf course in recent years with the clubhouse rated in the top 5 19th’s holes in South Africa.
Accommodation in Drakensberg available from Optima Holidays
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