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Location & Contact Details
Address: Lower Berg Foothills, Swartberg District, Southern Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Contact : Ian or Cheri
Tel : +27-60-5016736
Cell : +27-83-9571888

St. Bernard's Peak Mountain Lodge

Holiday Resort Accommodation In Lower Berg Foothills

Escape the bright city bustle ... and head for the tranquility of the mountains. Whether you enjoy trout fishing, hiking, bird watching, horse riding or just relaxing next to the pool, this is your ideal family get away.

St Bernard's Peak is situated in the Southern Drakensberg below the Seshlabatebe National Park. The resort is surrounded by majestic mountain peaks.

You can expect comfortable accommodation, child-friendly surroundings and stunning mountain views.

Come and experience our friendly hospitality and spend evenings relaxing in front of the fireplace in our fully licensed bar.


Accommodation is offered in picturesque self-standing thatched chalets set in tranquil gardens under age-old Oak trees. A shared dinning room in the principal
building offers three good farmhouse meals. There are 15 stand-alone thatched chalets. These are cosy and are set in the tranquil gardens of the lodge.

They range from single roomed rondavel-type sleeping two persons to two story, three bed-room chalets with own bathroom and fire place.

Camp site and caravan facilities are also available.


The amenities include:

Fully licensed Bar
Trout fishing
Swimming pool
River tubing
Tennis, Table tennis, Croquet, Volley-ball, Putt-putt, Pool table, Darts
Horse riding
Bird watching


Southern Drakensberg

70km south of Underberg
200km From Pietermaritzberg
200km From Port Shepstone
280km from Durban
680km from Gauteng


  • babysitting service
  • bar/cocktail lounge
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • conference venue onsite
  • DSTV in communal area
  • fireplace
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • fishing onsite
  • game drives (less than 30km)
  • generator
  • horse riding onsite
  • hunting (less than 30km)
  • kitchen communal
  • lake (less than 5km)
  • lake onsite
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • nature trail onsite
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • private airfield (less than 15km)
  • restaurant onsite
  • rock art (less than 20km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • tennis court onsite

GPS Co-ordinates

GPS: Longitude 29' 06,5 Min East

GPS: Latitude 30' 03,4 Min South

  • From Johannesburg or Durban on the N3, take the Howick South/Underberg (EXIT 99) turn-off and proceed 70km to Bulwer and 40km to Underberg on the R617.

  • Pass through Underberg remaining on the R617 towards Swartberg for 58km.

  • Turn right onto the R609 and drive for 20km along the dirt road.

  • Turn right at the fork and travel for 6km until you reach the hotel.
  • Payment Methods
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
  • MasterCard MasterCard
  • Visa Visa
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Bed Configuration
  • 10 (Sleeps 11) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen, double sleeper couch
    • Room 2 - double
    • Room 3 - double, single, double sleeper couch
  • 14 (Sleeps 3) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single
  • 15 (Sleeps 9) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
    • Room 2 - double, double
    • Room 3 - double, single
  • 1A 1C (Sleeps 8) x 1
    • Room 1 - single, single, double
    • Room 2 - single, single, double
  • 2 (Sleeps 6) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single
    • Room 2 - single, single, single
  • 3 (Sleeps 3) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single
  • 4A 4B (Sleeps 6) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single
    • Room 2 - double, single
  • 5A 5B (Sleeps 6) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single
    • Room 2 - double, single
  • 6A 6B (Sleeps 6) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single
    • Room 2 - double, single
  • 7A 7B (Sleeps 6) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single
    • Room 2 - double, single
  • 8 (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
  • 9 (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - single, double
    • Room 2 - single
  • Special Categories
  • Conference Venue Accommodationdetails
    Accommodates how many people?
    Capacity : 30

    The following apply
    Exclusive / preferred service providers on call
    Restroom accessible
    Kitchen accessible
    Audio – visual equipment (request details)
    Food / beverage facilities for catering purposes
    Crockery and cutlery available for hire
    Catering done in-house
    Designated parking area
    Sufficient parking space
    Fully staffed (cleaning, servers etc.)
    Internet connection
    Wireless internet connection
    Air conditioning
    Good lighting that can be operated independently
    Liquor license
    Bar on-site
    A purpose-built and dedicated back entrance available for equipment loading and offloading
    Wheelchair friendly
    A specified area for coaches and buses to stop to allow delegates and guests to embark and disembark safely
    Dedicated storage space that can safely store event materials and equipment overnight
    Individual lockable storage available for storage of more valuable items
  • Fresh-Water Fishing Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Fishing equipment for hire
    Can bring own fishing equipment
    Boat available for use
    Boat available for hire
    Can bring own boat (no petrol motors)
    Catch and release
    Catch and keep
    Limited number of fish per day allowed
    Fly fishing
  • Interesting Place Accommodationdetails
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    Detail description : We are one of the oldest and last of the old South African Hotels with a Home away from Home atmosphere that will keep you coming back for more.

  • 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
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
  • Wedding Venue Accommodationdetails
    Capacity Information
    Overnight accommodation for how many people? : 66
    Max people allowed at the venue? : 120

    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
  • Wheelchair Friendly Accommodationdetails
    For every 25 parking bays, at least one should be 3500mm wide
    Number of bays : no information

    The following apply
    Ramps provided in close proximity to stairs
    Textured surfaces, such as roughened finishes, on all ramps, stairways and main circulation paths
    Route surface firm and even – surface should be hard with no gravel or cobble type finishes
    Clear unobstructed routes provided throughout the facility
    All areas well and evenly lit
    Door handles in the area located at a height of between 120cm – 80cm
    Signage displaying the international symbol of accessibility at the accessible pickup/drop-off point
    Fixed slip-resistant floor surface. Wooden floors, tiles or close pile carpet no higher than 13mm
    Re-positioning of furniture, and other obstructions in the room to meet guest requirements
    At registration any guest with a functional limitation [or any guest requesting such facility] is highlighted in the system, so that in the event of an emergency, special procedures can be taken to locate and evacuate these guests
    Floors should be level. If a difference in level is unavoidable this should not exceed a 1.3cm difference
    Floor surfaces at wheelchair areas should be level, stable, firm and slip-resistant. Carpet or carpet tile used on the floors must be securely attached, and be of a low pile type (1.3cm thick or less) with a firm pad
    Hand rails in the bathrooms
    Stable seating area in the bath / shower
    Minimum unobstructed space infront of doors
    A minimum of 90cm x 120cm
    Size of all door openings, when measured in the 90-degree open position
    Minimum of 76cm wide
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