Points Of Interest Near Shiriba Lodge, Champagne Valley

Thokozisa Lifestyle Centre

5.7km North East of Shiriba Lodge

Hidden in the heart of the KwaZulu Natal Drakensberg's Champagne Valley, located about ten kilometers from Winterton on the R600, visitors will find the Thokozisa Lifestyle Centre. The charming centre, which is covered by a thatched roof, was designed...

Drakensberg Polar Bear Swim Challenge

9.6km North of Shiriba Lodge

 In aid of the Estcourt and District SPCA The Dragon Peaks Dam in the KwaZulu Natal Drakensberg is home to the annual Estcourt Polar Bear Swim. The event is staged to raise funds for the Estcourt SPCA, and requires participants brave the frigid...

Monks Cowl Nature Reserve

9.8km South West of Shiriba Lodge

Monk's Cowl is named after the peak located between the towering mountains of Champagne Castle and Cathkin Peak, and makes a portion of the two hundred and forty three thousand hectare Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park. Monk's Cowl is the access point for...

The Winterton Museum

15.3km North of Shiriba Lodge

The Winterton Museum provides visitors with an interesting destination, located in the scenic Drakensberg. The museum was officially opened in 1993, by Sheila Henderson. The museum is located on Church street, and showcases the history of the local...

Drakensberg Boys Choir

15.3km North of Shiriba Lodge

The Drakensberg Boys' Choir was founded in 1965, and had a total of twenty students. The goal was to create a multiracial, multicultural choir school that would rival the Vienna Boys' choirs. The group now boasts international acclaim, and is...

The White Mountain Folk Festival

21.1km South East of Shiriba Lodge

The White Mountain Folk Festival is held annually at the White Mountain lodge in the foothills of the Giants' Castle Nature Reserve, over a three day period in the month of September. The festival offers great music in an awesome setting, featuring...

World's View

21.8km East of Shiriba Lodge

World's View is located in the Zwartkops mountain range, three kilometres west of Pietermarizburg, and marks the location where many Voortrekker wagons, arriving in Natal in the late 1830's, began their descent into Pietermaritzburg. In what became...

San Art Interpretive Centre

24.9km South West of Shiriba Lodge

Didima Gorge was once called the Valley of the Bushman, and strong evidence has been found, suggesting that this area was the very last stronghold of Bushman hunter gatherers in the Drakensberg. Over a thousand painted images are located in hidden...

Arthur Creswell Memorial Marathon

25.1km North West of Shiriba Lodge

The Annual Arthur Creswell Memorial Marathon starts in Bergville at the farmers hall, in the KwaZulu Natal Drakensberg, and ends in Ladysmith. The 52km ultra-marathon is set over a relatively easy course, however one point, Childs Hill, located...

Battle of Spioenkop

30.3km North of Shiriba Lodge

The Battle of Spioenkop was the second attempt of determined British commander-in-chief General Buller to relieve the siege of Ladysmith. After the unsuccessful first attempt at Colenso Buller desperately needed a victory, and concentrated on the far...