Discover the Avian Paradise from The Nest Hotel, Drakensberg

Nestled in the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, The Nest Hotel offers not just comfort and tranquility but also a gateway to one of the most spectacular birding adventures in South Africa. With its rich ecosystems and breathtaking landscapes, the Drakensberg region is a haven for birdwatchers, and The Nest Hotel provides an ideal base for those eager to explore its avian wonders.


A Birder’s Retreat Amidst the Mountains

Birdwatching in the Drakensberg is an activity that promises diversity and enchantment. The region is home to over 300 bird species, making it a vibrant playground for both amateur birdwatchers and seasoned ornithologists. From the majestic Bearded Vultures, gliding high above the mountain ridges, to the tiny, elusive Bush Blackcap, the variety of birds in the Drakensberg can captivate anyone with an interest in the natural world.

The Nest Hotel, with its strategic location, offers easy access to several renowned birding spots. Whether you are looking to explore the dense forests, rolling grasslands, or the high-altitude cliffs, each habitat presents unique bird species to observe and photograph.


Start Your Day with a Symphony of Birdsongs

Imagine waking up to the melodious calls of the Cape Robin-chat or the sharp chirps of the Drakensberg Prinia. At The Nest Hotel, each day begins with an orchestra of birdsong. Our guests can enjoy morning tea on private balconies or in our gardens, which are frequented by a variety of bird species. It’s not only a soothing way to start your day but also a fantastic opportunity for spotting and identifying different birds right from the comfort of your room.


Perfect for Photography Enthusiasts

Photographers will find the Drakensberg a dream destination. The contrasting landscapes—from lush greenery and blooming wildflowers to stark, dramatic cliffs—provide incredible backdrops for capturing images of the region’s birdlife. The Nest Hotel’s grounds themselves are picturesque, offering numerous opportunities for guests to get that perfect shot without venturing far.


Family Friendly Birding

Birding is an activity that can be enjoyed by guests of all ages, and The Nest Hotel ensures that families can experience it together.


Unwind in Comfort

After a day spent in nature, return to the comfort and warmth of The Nest Hotel. Our facilities are designed to make your stay as relaxing as possible. From cozy, well-appointed rooms and fine dining to spa services and leisure activities, every aspect of your stay is catered to ensure you unwind in style.


Book Your Birding Getaway Today!

The Nest Hotel in the Drakensberg is more than just a place to stay; it’s your portal to an extraordinary birding adventure. Whether you’re an avid birder or simply someone who loves nature, the experiences and memories you’ll create here are sure to last a lifetime. Visit us to discover the unparalleled beauty of Drakensberg’s avian life and the luxurious comfort of The Nest Hotel. Book your stay today and prepare for an unforgettable journey into the world of birds!


Whether you are planning a short weekend getaway or a long retreat into nature, The Nest Hotel offers a perfect mix of exploration, relaxation, and adventure. Grab your binoculars and join us in the heart of Drakensberg for an incredible birding experience!