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Drakensberg Mountains

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The major portion of the 200-kilometer-long mountain range named the "Barrier of Spears" lies in the kingdom of KwaZulu-Natal.
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Spent two nights in the Berg with my biker buddies. Snow on the mountains and views out of the movies. Great setting for any occasion. Hotels are many and well appointed. beautiful walking /hiking trails and something for the serious climbers as well.

Thank deenapadayachee
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Wow I am hiking in the mountains for the last 34 years. The best hiking trails in South Africa. Lots of walking around in nature. Many lodges and Hotels in the area. Respect the mountains not a place to fill around. Awesome views pretty stunning...More

Thank Lutchmee M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Our biker group decided on going for a long winter's ride through the mountains. We started at the Wimpy in Margate on the South coast. As we approached the mountains we got this rush of pure bliss, fresh cold winter air and beautiful scenery. Vast...More

Thank Lyn691
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The Drakensberg mountain area is a world heritage site and is always pleasant to visit. There are a large number of rock painting sites and some are relatively easy to access. The environment is pleasant, with streams and forests and wildlife. The baboons are however...More

Thank kdgarlipp
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We traveled the Central Drakensberg area in Natal midlands extensively. Starting at the parking place at Monk's Cowl, we went for a 5h hike, passing the sphinx and the keartland pass. The tour was strenous. Make sure to carry some water and some snacks with...More

1  Thank siehstewoll
Reviewed 19 April 2017

If you like your mountain views, here is the place for you. Some awesome views, highly recommend you take a look yourself.

Thank malc1005
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I cannot get enough of these mountains! They keep on mesmerizing me changing continuously as the weather changes! There are so much to do from sanctuary visits to water sports, from arts and crafts to food founds! I will keep on visiting this area which...More

1  Thank Karen J
Reviewed 3 March 2017

These beautiful mountains never disappoint, each time we come we see something completely different. The last time we were enveloped in clouds which made it feel as though we were on top of the world.

Thank CookRE
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Have traveled the Southern, Central and Northern Berg areas extensively and have not been disappointed. One just needs to be aware that when hiking in the mountains distances can be deceptive. One always needs water, some nutritious items to snack on as well as a...More

2  Thank irishmike60
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 days in these mountains and saw some amazing panoramas. Each day is so different than the last with the fluctuating weather. There were also many beautiful birds. Many activities are available including hot air balloons, hiking and mountain biking.

1  Thank dixiepeach
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19 January 2016|
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Response from Travellinggypsy62 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Faten, this would likely be referring to a walk from the hotel, which is already at quite an altitude.