Mountain Splendour is located in the spectacular central Drakensberg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Mountain Splendour is a family-owned and operated resort situated on a tranquil 80-hectare farm providing a safe, relaxing and healthy environment to enjoy your holiday. Spotless communal and private ablutions with excellent hot water are available to accommodate the needs of each customer. Security lighting and a night security guard ensures your holiday is safe and trouble-free.

On-site facilities include a swimming pool, tennis courts, volleyball, large children's playground, animal farm, picnic spots, trails, darts and table tennis. All our sites are spacious, grassed, level, well shaded and each has its own braai. We also offer laundry facilities, free freezer space, refilling of gas bottles, wood for sale and friendly assistance to erect tents.

The immediate area offers many adventurous outdoor activities such as mountain biking, white-water rafting, hiking, golf, horse riding and bowls. Other local amenities include an arts and crafts route, coffee shops, restaurants, supermarkets and the Drakensberg Boys Choir School where regular concerts and festivals are held. Within an hour's drive there are game reserves, battlefield sites and good fishing spots.

We pride ourselves in offering superior personalised service to all our guests. Most of our guests are frequent visitors or word-of-mouth referrals. This is testimony to our hospitable and beautiful resort. We welcome you to join us for a memorable and refreshing holiday.
  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • AA Associate
  • National Accommodation Association
  • babysitting service
  • DSTV in communal area
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • lock-up safe
  • nature trail onsite
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • private airfield (less than 15km)
  • tennis court onsite
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine onsite

Our GPS co-ordinates are: S 29deg 00.852' E 29deg 27.701'
Elevation: 1213m


Take N3 South down Van Reenen's Pass and through Tugela Toll Plaza
Ignore all other Winterton signs and take EXIT 194
Turn right on R74 and go 22km to Winterton
Turn left onto R600 to Central Drakensberg
Go 24km towards Champagne Castle
Turn left onto D19 and follow signs for 1km to Mountain Splendour

Alternative Route:
Take N3 South to Harrismith.
At Harrismith take N5 towards Kestell/Bethlehem.
Go 4km and turn left onto R74 towards Bergville/Qwa Qwa (Alternative Route to Durban)
Take next left turn (8km) on R74 to Bergville via Sterkfontein Dam and Oliviershoek Pass.
Go through Bergville and continue 20km on R74 to Winterton
At Winterton turn right at Engen Garage onto R600 to Central Berg (go over the level crossing)
Go 24km on R600 towards Champagne Castle Hotel
Turn left onto D19 and follow signs for 1km to Mountain Splendour


Take N3 North to EXIT 179 (Estcourt North/Central Drakensberg)
Turn left and go 28km through Loskop and past Injusuti turn off
Turn left at R600 to Central Drakensberg
Go 12km towards Champagne Castle
Turn left onto D19 and travel 1 km to Mountain Splendour