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Location & Contact Details
Address: D19, Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Tel : +27-36-4681172
Fax : +27-86-6112281
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
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • canoeing (less than 5km)
  • DSTV in communal area
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • game drives (less than 30km)
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • lake (less than 5km)
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • live entertainment (less than 3km)
  • lock-up safe
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • nature trail onsite
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • private airfield (less than 15km)
  • private entrance
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • rock art (less than 20km)
  • squash court (less than 5km)
  • television in communal area
  • tennis court onsite
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine onsite
  • wi-fi / hotspot

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
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  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Bring your own bicycle
    Bicycles to hire
    Bicycle set trails
    Bicycle - free to explore
    Bring your own quad bike
    Quad bikes to hire
    Quad bike set trails
    Quad bikes – free to explore
    Bring your own off-road motorcycle
    Off-road motorcycles to hire
    Off-road motorcycle set trails
    Off-road motorcycle – free to explore
    4x4 vehicle set trails
    4x4 vehicle – free to explore
  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodationdetails
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  • Wedding Venue Accommodationdetails
    Capacity Information
    Overnight accommodation for how many people? : 80
    Max people allowed at the venue? : 500

    The following apply
    Reception area
    Area for wedding ceremony
    Undercover area for signing the register
    Fully catered
    Couple must provide own catering
    In house events coordinator (compulsory)
    In house events coordinator (not compulsory)
    Liquor license
    Fully stocked bar
    Cutlery and crockery rental
    Cleaning / serving staff
    Bridal suite
    Honeymoon suite
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