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Drakensberg Backpackers with Continental Breakfast

Posted on Mon May 7, 2018.

Back-packing in comfort will make a difference to your trip. Hiking in Drakensberg can be challenging if you do not have the right accommodation. Hiking trails vary from easy, moderate to challenging. An easy hike will vary around 1.5 hours to 3 hours, while a moderate hike would easily take a fit hiker 6-12 hours of moderate to challenging hiking. When a hiker returns to base or to their chosen accommodation they do not want to prepare their own meals, lots of hikers would prefer a ice cold draught with a sit down meal.

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BLIND MAN'S CORNER

Posted on Tue April 24, 2018.
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Cheese Cake, Mississippi Mud Pudding, Black Forest cake in Drakensberg

Posted on Tue April 24, 2018.

Have a sweet tooth or craving for scrumptious flavorful delicious dessert, combined with the perfect mountain view set in one of the most beautiful indigenous gardens in the Drakensberg.

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Dinner in the Drakensberg

Posted on Thu April 19, 2018.

Central Drakensberg has an array of accommodation ranging from self catering to lodges and hotels.
Dinner in the berg can be a challenge if you are not prepared to sacrifice your time to prep your own meal.
Most restaurants close at 5pm, your next option for a meal is the closest hotel. This can be daunting for the average tourist, most hotels have a mass produced buffet at exorbitant prices ranging from R250 to R300 per person.

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Hiking from Monks Cowl

Posted on Thu April 19, 2018.

DRAKENSBERG HIKING TRAILS:

MONKS COWL:

The popular trails are Blindmans Corner via Crystal Falls and Keartlands Pass and Sterkspruit Falls.
Hikers can purchase a visitor guide from the Monks Cowl Visitor office. Hikers must register at the office before proceeding to trails. It is imperative that hikers wear protective gear and carry sufficient food and drinks for at least 24 hours in case of emergency of being cut off by sudden storms and torrential downpour.
Guests can park their vehicles at the KZN parks office, a minimal fee is required for a day entry into the park.
Pack a lunch and spend time enjoying the views while you experience the magic of the berg.

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