Drakensberg Backpacker Accommodation4.7 - 28 Guest Reviews
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Swimming, walking and finding different restaurants and coffee shops!
Its always a fun filled place to go with friends and family, as there is something for everyone!
We went hiking at Bushman's Nek which is in the Maloti Drakensberg Park world heritage site.
Tranquility and safety.
Mountains, quiet, open.
The Royal Natal National Park is beautiful (though some of the roads need to be redone). The Coffee Patch and Bingelela Restaurant were great places to eat.
Mountains, scenery and peaceful - no rush and tumble of the city.
Fresh air, wonderful bird life, peace and quiet!
More info about Drakensberg
From the Afrikaans ‘Drakensberge’ (meaning Dragon’s Mountain) the Drakensberg comprises several impressive peaks with a maximum height of 3000m in the eastern region of the Great Escarpment which surrounds the Southern African Plateau. It creates a natural border between several countries; including Eastern Cape Province, Lesotho, Kwa-Zulu Natal, the Free State, Mpumalanga and even Limpopo,a total distance of roughly 1000km.
Things to do
Whilst holidaying in the Drakensberg area there are a multitude of activities for the
family, adventurous hikers or ambitious mountain bikers to partake in. The Falcon Ridge Bird of Prey Centre is located in Champagne Valley and is a great day out for the whole family. There are bird shows at 10:30am every day, excepting Fridays when the centre is closed for the day.
There are many fantastic hiking trails ranging from an outdoor stroll to more physically challenging hikes. Ensure that you are aware of the level of difficulty and... Show more
For those who are a little adventurous and enjoy the company of other travellers, you can decide to stay at a Backpackers. Often having to share a room with others as well as costs, it is incredibly inexpensive. Often the best choice for those who may be just passing through or will be occupied for the majority of their day. It comes with the most basic amenities and is often formed as part of a bar or similar establishment. Not recommended for those who want privacy, this is best suited for those who wouldn’t mind meeting various other interesting travellers.