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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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