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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 14 December 2012

Thank you SO much to Soul Adventures for an absolutely mindblowing hike!! There were moments that were breathtaking (literally and figuratively) and moments that pushed me beyond all self-imposed limits. I went to places in my mind where I never thought I could…Your team was...More

3  Thank Duncan L
Reviewed 5 August 2012

I went there 25 years ago with my parents, it was fantastic .... Now, I was there in July this year, you have to pay between 10 and 25 ZAR to see almost nothing .... Be careful about the fog, to take pictures .... Thx

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Reviewed 2 May 2012

If you are looking for good food and good service, then the tea garden at Thokiziza is not the place to be. The breakfast menu is basic and although it is advertised as opening at 9am, the staff only start working after 9. The manager...More

3  Thank DayaFamily
Reviewed 28 February 2012

For a country that offers countless vistas of stunning scenery, South Africa can certainly count the Drakensberg Mountains as simply one of its best attractions. No need to photoshop any pictures, you certainly cannot capture the beauty of this place. We chose to stay 3...More

5  Thank patchy71
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.

2  Thank Safari-gids
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

3  Thank proudlysaDurban
Reviewed 3 January 2012

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

1  Thank MariPietermaritzburg
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

4  Thank thomas_abel
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

2  Thank hantshawk
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

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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.