DRAKENSBERG HOUSE

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE AND "CHAMPAGNE VALLEY"

 
 
SELF CATERING - Deep in a Unesco world heritage site a stone chalet with 4 bedrooms in total - apartment attached, sleeps 2 and 6 in the cottage.Right in the mountain beneath Cathkin Peak & Champagne Castle.  Johannesburg 3hours /Durban 2-2.5hrs
 
 

CATHKIN PEAK 3181m AND CHAMPAGNE CASTLE 3.337m

CLOSELY MATCHING THE HIGHEST PEAK IN THE PYRENEES - ANETO PEAK AT 3,404 m.

Self catering cottage on a half acre -Uniquely private with immaculate gardens and a secure environment. "DRAKENSBERG HOUSE " is right next to the Drakenberg Sun resort. Canopy tours, hiking, swimming, boating, horse riding & hot air ballooning or just a book and enter the poolside competitions. The Drakensberg Mts border Lesotho and runs down to the Eastern and Southern Cape. The peak reach over 3000m. "The Mountain of Dragons” is the highest peak in Southern Africa and is where the mighty Tugela River rises on the Mont-aux-Sources Plateau, cascading & forming the “Tugela Falls”.  Okhahlamba is the Zulu word for “Barrier of Spears”, once home to ancient KhoiSan hunter-gatherers. Their legacy of 35 000 rock art paintings is a reminder of the fate of these small and resourceful people. Now a world heritage site in 2000 its diverse climatic conditions give rise to a flora and fauna unique to the Drakensberg region. Playing host to a large number of smaller animals including small antelope, reptiles, Lynx, serval, African wildcat, black-backed jackals, Cape fox, large spotted genets, eagles vultures and the endangered lammergeyer. Eland can be found within the reaches of some of the National Parks. Home of the famous Drakensberg Boys Choir who hold concert performances for your pleasure. Falcon Ridge - BIRDS OF PREY sanctuary.