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 and streams, and is bordered by Kamberg and Lotheni in the
south and Giant's Castle in the north.
Highmoor proves to be an excellent fly fishing destination boasting some of the best catches in South Africa, with a variety of carefully managed trout dams available to restricted numbers of fisherman. The area is also good for hiking, and boasts a number of excellent rock art sites, which can be visited by prior arrangement, with the company of a guide. A good example of this San rock art can be found at Fulton Rock long yet scenic hike of roughly five hours.
Highmoor Nature reserve also features two caves, Aasvoelkrantz and Caracal, which are available for overnight stays of large groups of up to twenty people. Aasvoelkrantz takes visitors on an hour and a half walk from the car park, and leads to a double storey size cave with its own permanent supply of water throughout the year. Caracal cave is about a two hour walk from the car park, and overlooks the Ncibidwane River and Giant's Castle with water only being available throughout the summer months. Also located at Highmoor are seven well placed campsites which are said to be both the highest and most charming campsites in KwaZulu Natal. The communal ablution block is equipped with both hot and cold showers and flushing toilets.
This former trading station from the 1890's era is perfectly situated for hiking, trout fishing, river swimming, mountain biking, bird watching, nature walks and of course a drive up the famous Sani Pass. This historic site has a charm and sense ...
Budget accommodation ranges from camping, 4 small bed dormitories with 2 bunk beds in each( shared ablutions), 5 double/twin standard rooms ( shared ablutions), 3 en-suite heated thatch rondavels, 1 small rondavel en suite & 3 family self-catering cottage
In a valley among the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg lies a secluded lake, a natural sanctuary far from the distractions of modern life.
Dieu Donne Cottage and Farmhouse are situated at the foot of the Sani Pass Road in the Southern Drakensberg. An ideal relaxing self catering getaway for families or groups of friends - choose between the cottage on the dam that sleeps 8 in 2 large bedroom
This luxury home has 4 bedrooms sleeping 8, and 3 bathrooms. One queen sized bed and 6 single beds. The 2 bedrooms upstairs share a full bathroom with a Spa Bath. We call this the 'bath with a view'. The main bedroom is en suite and the 2nd ...
The lodge accommodates a maximum of nine people and all four rooms have slate lined en suite bathrooms. Detached from the main lodge is the 'honeymoon suite' (room 4) which has the most incredible view from the king-size bed.
Cailleagh Croft has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms as well as a romantic Victorian bath in the main bedroom with views of the berg. It has a large open plan kitchen, lounge and dining room and a huge covered veranda, complete with cane furniture, ...
Thel Jean has three large bedrooms (two en-suite). A six sleeper bunk room, a total of three bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, dining room, lounge and bar. It also has a fridge, freezer and gas stove. In total the house comfortably accommodates ...
Ambleside Lodge is nestled at the foot of the majestic Southern Drakensberg mountains, surrounded by shady trees & meandering streams. This surreal berg retreat is situated only 3 hours away from Durban & boasts an elevated position on a 10-acre estate
The Old Hatchery offers self-catering options with a full a la carte restaurant, set in a tranquil country scenery just 10km from Underberg in the Southern Drakensberg. Located near horse riding trails, mountain biking trails, hiking routes, golf courses,