Points Of Interest Near Lake St Bernard, Swartberg

Bushman's Nek - Drakensberg

17.9km North of Lake St Bernard

Bushman's Nek is located in the southern most section of the KwaZulu Natal Drakensberg, and also marks the end of the Giant's Cup Hiking Trail. The Giant's Cup Hiking Trail is a sixty eight kilometer long path which takes hikers through indigenous...

Ntiskeni Nature Reserve

32.7km East of Lake St Bernard

The Ntiskeni Nature Reserve is situated near the source of the Lubhukwini River in the Umzimkulu catchment roughly 50 km north of Kokstad, and is now managed by Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife. From its establishment as a provincial reserve in 1978, the Ntiskeni...

Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve

35.0km North of Lake St Bernard

Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve which is located in the Southern Drakensberg, is considered by many as one of South Africa's premier trout fly-fishing destinations , and is a registered with UNESCO as a site of Conservation Significance. The area is...

Coleford Nature Reserve

36.0km North East of Lake St Bernard

The Coleford Nature Reserve covers about 1300 ha, mostly consisting of hilly grass steppe and swamp. The nature reserve is located in the Southern Drakensberg region of KwaZulu Natal, just south of Underberg in the Coleford Valley with the Ndwana...

Matatiele Museum

43.0km South of Lake St Bernard

The Matatiele Museum was established relatively recently in 1993, after the town's historical society stooped functioning, and donated their collection of artefacts and historical items to the museum. The old sandstone building in which the Matatiele...

Mehloding Hiking Trail

43.4km South of Lake St Bernard

Lying within the relatively unexplored southern Drakensberg, close to the meeting points of the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu Natal and southern Lesotho, the Mehloding Hiking Trail allows visitors the opportunity to discover the rich cultural and natural...

Splashy Fen Music Festival

45.5km North East of Lake St Bernard

The Splashy Fen Music Festival is the longest running annual music festival, it has evolved into the ultimate outdoor experience for music and nature lovers. Splashy Fen Music Festival is held in Underberg, KwaZulu Natal on Splashy Fen Farm. It is...

Highmoor Nature Reserve

48.7km North of Lake St Bernard

Highmoor Nature reserve forms a portion of the Mkhomazi Wilderness Area, covering an area of roughly fifteen thousand hectares, and boasts a massive variety of rare, endemic and endangered species. The terrain consists largely of mountains, grasslands...

Adam Kok Laager Site

52.2km South East of Lake St Bernard

Adam Kok's Laager is situated in the Mount Currie Nature Reserve which is located 5 kilometers north of Kokstad. Encouraged by Governor Sir George Grey , Griqua leader Adam Kok III formed a commission early in 1859 to explore Nomansland. Adam Kok...

Mount Currie Nature Reserve

52.2km South East of Lake St Bernard

Crystal Dam which provides boating and angling opportunities. Birding is also a popular attraction. Among the more interesting of the 200+ recorded species is the striped flufftail found in the wetlands and the bearded vultures that live on the mountain. The...