owl and elephant lodge

The Owl and Elephant Lodge

The Owl and Elephant is a beautiful and tranquil lodge that overlooks the Bushmans River, which originates in the Drakensberg.

san boutique resort

San Boutique Resort

At San Boutique Resort, our goal is to make you shine like a star. We create flattering, contemporary looks for

Antbear Luxury Cave

Antbear Lodge is situated in the Drakensberg region of KwaZulu Natal near to Giants Castle. What makes our lodge particularly


Drakensberg sustainable tourism
  • Supporting the well being of the local people
  • Minimizing our impact on these fragile & pristine natural areas.
  • Preserving our cultural heritage

Eco Tourism

Drakensberg eco tourism
  • We focus on socially responsible travel
  • Dramatic flora, fauna, and cultural heritage are the primary attractions of the region
  • UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Pristine hiking trails
  • Bushveld safari options


Drakensberg excitement and adventure
  • Canopy Tours
  • Horse trails
  • Quad bikes
  • Downhill scooters
  • Mountain biking
  • 4×4 trails
  • White water rafting
  • Canoeing

Distinctly different

Unique drakensberg experiences
  • Overnight in a luxury cave
  • Slackpacking in a game reserve
  • Experience a star gazing hammock camp
  • Glamping
  • Track a rhino
  • Float away in a hot air balloon
  • Farm to fork

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Drakensberg safari
  • Malaria Free
  • Big 5 available at Nambiti Game Reserve
  • Weenen Game Reserve offers spectacular Rhino sightings
  • Experience on a horse safari in the Zulu Waters Game Reserve
  • Track Rhino in the Spionkop Game Reserve

Educational Tourism

Drakensberg educational
  • Cheese Making courses in the Drakensberg
  • Wood Working Courses in the Drakensberg
  • School groups

Pet friendly

Drakensberg pet friendly
  • Pet friendly restaurants, accommodation and  hiking trails
  • Download our pet friendly guide to the region

Culinary Tourism

Drakensberg restaurants
  • Lots of restaurants in the region
  • Farm to fork concepts
  • Private dining in the Drakensberg
  • Gin, wine and craft beers

Family Holidays

Drakensberg family holidays
  • Hotels where children are welcome
  • Activities for children and kids clubs
  • Private dining in the Drakensberg
  • Babysitting services

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Cultural Tourism

Drakensberg Cultural experiences
  • Cultural village experiences
  • Drakensberg Boys Choir concerts
  • Sangorma 
  • Stargazing hammock camp with traditional storytelling
  • Local village homestays and traditional dining experiences

Bushman Rock Art

Drakensberg rock art
  • Game pass shelter in the Kamberg offers the best bushman rock art site in the Drakensberg.
  • Giants Castle Main Caves outdoor rock art museum.
  • Rock art guided tours

Guided Tours

Drakensberg guided tours
  • Rock art tours
  • Hiking guides
  • Guided slackpacking trails
  • Guided Girrafe walks
  • Rhino tracking
  • Guided Birding tours
  • Guided horse trails
  • Guided day tours to the Drakensberg and Natal Midlands
  • Fly fishing guides
  • Sani Pass guided tours

Agri Tourism

Drakesberg agri tourism
  • Cheese tasting
  • Wine Tasting
  • Craft beer breweries
  • Stay on a working farms
  • Learn how to live rurally
  • Farmers Markets
  • Learn to bake artisan bread
  •  Hand made chocolate
  • Bottle feed a lamb
  • Help collect the newly laid eggs
  • Learn to milk a cow
  • Pick your own strawberries
  • Farm to fork


Drakensberg events
  • Trail runs
  • Mountain Biking events
  • Music festivals
  • Sporting events
  • Concerts


Drakensberg Weddings
  • Download our destination wedding guide
  • Fabulous destination mountain weddings
  • Wedding venues
  • Wedding services
  • Horse and carriage

4x4 Routes

Drakensberg 4x4 routes
  • Challenge the iconic Sani Pass
  • Quadbike trails
  • 4×4 training
  • Explore the back roads