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The major portion of the 200-kilometer-long mountain range named the "Barrier of Spears" lies in the kingdom of KwaZulu-Natal.
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All reviews champagne castle south africa world heritage site cathedral peak stunning views four nights mountain range easy hike the past years hour hike peace and quiet natal midlands take your time lush vegetation hiking trails few days resort
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful places I have seen. The mountains are great for hiking and the scenery is just different than any other mountain place that I have seen before.

Thank Rafael C
Reviewed 7 September 2018

The mountains are breath taking, great for hikes, or just driving around in African homelands. The concentration of Bushman rock art is overwhelming! Absolutely amazing place.

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Visited Highmoor for the first time with our 9 and 12 year old. Easy 2km hike to the dams with spectacular views. Very scenic drive up to the reception with tar roads. Even saw some snow, definitely recommend a visit.

Thank Frewbru
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The never ending views of this fascinating mountain range along South Africa's escarpment will stick with you for life. These mountains have holiday resorts for the southern, mid and northern regions along the routes between Durban and Johannesburg.

Thank ernstuken
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

An endless vista of mountains with rivers flowing and waterfalls. Iconic sites too numerous to mention. Worth at least a few days in areas such as Cathedral Peak and Champagne Castle near Winterton.

Thank Rob D
Reviewed 31 March 2018

The Drakensberg with its dragon like skyline is always majestic in its appearance and its colouring changes as the day proceeds.

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

My husband and I have been annual visitors to the Central Drakensberg for the past 12 years. On our last visit (November/December 2017) our adventurous side got the better of us and we were set out to broaden our Drakensberg horizons to incorporate the Northern...More

3  Thank zerwickrenatevictor
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We stayed at Champagne Castle a few nights so we got the chance to hike in the Drakensberg Mountains. Beautiful ragged edged mountains where the hikes offer peace and quiet. Also the vegetation is spectacular with various Protea varieties growing in the wild, and mountain...More

2  Thank RP-Netherlands
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Recently traveled through the Drakensberg, from south to north, spending a total of five nights at two different lodges. In every direction you look it's like a picture-perfect postcard. Breathtaking views of rock massifs in 50 shades of green. Plenty of opportunities for hiking or...More

1  Thank Mohnomishe
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Went on a short day walk in the Bushmans Nek area to Halfway cave. Moderately easy walk and beautiful views all round. The Parks Boards Officer at Bushmans Nek was friendly, professional and helpful.

Thank NJC112
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faten2016
20 January 2016|
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Response from Travellinggypsy62 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Faten, this would likely be referring to a walk from the hotel, which is already at quite an altitude.
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