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Drakensberg Mountains

South Africa
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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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Reviewed 26 February 2012

This is one of world's oldest mountain ranges. Offering amazing hikes with the most stunning views. Accessible from the South African and Lesotho side. Pony-trips availlable.

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Reviewed 22 February 2012

Let the senses unwind and enjoy this solitude of a mountain and a stream, the force of life itself, the cradle of humankind and to be here to witness this extraordinary place, time stands still and all your senses awake and the darkness dissipates and...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2012

Beautiful setting.Service fantastic.Walks , cycling golf in the most wonderful scenery

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Reviewed 5 July 2011

My wife, Joshua (my 27 yo son) and I had the unique experience of hiking on the northern Drakensberg Mountains for five days. We were excellently supported by Ian Shooter and his team of five porters. The hike consisted of tent camping and hours of...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2009

We stayed at the Champagne Castle Hotel for 4 nights in February 09 ,i had booked a Chalet in the grounds which was very well serviced.The view from the windows in the morning took your breath away,my son and his partner went on one the...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2008

We camped for 4 nights in the southern region of "the berg". What beautiful scenery and wonderful hiking. We camped for 2 nights in the garden castle. the campsites were very nice and the bathrooms were good too, with hot water! we had great weather...More

2  Thank dolphinmango
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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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