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The green Kamberg area lies in a fertile valley with the mountains of the Drakensberg a scenic backdrop. The area is best known for trout fishing and landowners offer up their private dams to fisherman during the popular Kamberg Trout Festival held here annually.
The Kamberg Nature Reserve has a number of stunning hiking trails, interesting caves to explore and important San (first nation) rock art sites. An interpretation centre provides insights into the San culture and their art.
Kamberg is filled with wonderful scenery, fresh clean air and offers visitors a destination where one can rest or actively enjoy the many eco-friendly activities.
Top 6 reasons to visit Kamberg
1. You won’t be disappointed by the many fly fishing options available in Kamberg where the Mooi River, Highmoor Dam and others bodies of water carry both rainbow and brown trout; ask your host to point out their favourite fishing spot. Kamberg has an excellent hatchery worth visiting.
2. Visit Shelter Rock and Waterfall Cave to view the magnificent ancient San rock art on show. This cultural art is deemed important enough to warrant funding from the South African government for the preservation thereof. Note: Visitors must be accompanied by an authorised guide.
3. Travel to Giant’s Castle to marvel at the 3km high sandstone cliffs and the rushing waters of the Bushman’s River. Spend time at the vulture hides to glimpse the endangered bearded vulture, believed to be the evolutionary link between vultures and eagles.
4. Wander along the 4km Mooi River Trail which mostly follows the crystal clear river. The trail is suitable for wheelchair access. A more strenuous hike, regarded as one of the best in the region, is the 8km Gladstone’s Nose Trail.
5. Entry into the land-locked country of Lesotho at the southern end of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park is via the infamous... Show more