Vertical Rush Adventure – Explore the Berg

The most commonly asked question is, ‘what activities are on offer?’ The Drakensberg truly delivers on adventure and there are activities for the whole family to enjoy! Incidentally, we have a new activity that has just been launched. The Vertical Rush Adventure…...

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Take it Slow

Immerse yourself in the Drakensberg Mountains, take it slow and enjoy the ride. “Slow travel is an approach to travel that emphasizes connection: to local people, cultures, food and music. It relies on the idea that a trip is meant to educate and have an emotional...

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Beginners Bird Talk and Walk

Save the date, 23 October 2021 @ 10am for a Beginners Bird Talk and Walk, presented by The Birding Life. Adam Cruickshank, the founder of The Birding Life, developed an online platform helping people discover birds. Additionally, the platform helps people discover...

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Hot Air Balloon Scenic flights

Hot Air Balloon Scenic flights - experience the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg from a different point of view! With views from the Amphitheatre in the Northern Drakensberg to Giant Castle in the Southern Drakensberg. Exhilarate your senses and depart on a dream journey,...

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Tugela Falls claims the No.1 Spot

Tugela Falls is now accepted at the tallest waterfall in the world. Initially it was believed to be the second highest waterfall after Angel Falls. However, after a revisited validation was done it turns out that it could be the tallest! The World Waterfall database...

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Gravity Enduro and Downhill KZN Champs

This weekend, 14 – 15 August 2021, Cathkin Trails Club are hosting the Gravity Enduro and Downhill KZN Champs. One of the most loved events will be taking place in our beautiful Champagne Valley, of the Central Drakensberg. It proved to be one of the most popular...

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Tackle Trauma: Understanding Trauma & How to Manage it

The Nest Hotel will be hosting a talk from speaker Claire Newton (Psychologist) on the topic of trauma. This event will be hosted on the 13th August 2021, followed by question-and-answer session. Dinner will be served after the talk. Many members of our community have...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Make a Trip to the Drakensberg

There are many reasons why you should consider a trip to the Drakensberg but here are our top 5! Peace & Quiet The mountains are a place to go when you want time to stand still. People are so wrapped up in a busy schedule that seems to roll over from one day to...

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“It always seems impossible until it is done”

"It always seems impossible until it is done" Nelson Mandela. One of my favourite quotes to refer to, especially in troubled times. To say we were challenged with the recent spate of events is an understatement! The hand we were dealt was not a fair hand yet we chose...

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Christmas in July

What does Christmas in July mean? The term originated from the fact that Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere is celebrated in Summer. Now, what is Christmas without a chill in the air and snowflakes? Hence, people in the Southern Hemisphere choose to have an...

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