Now affectionately known as ‘the Berg’, Drakensberg, meaning ‘Dragon Mountains’, magically encapsulates the escarpment’s otherworldly feel. Tabletop peaks, wind-swept plains, mighty cliffs and glorious waterfalls make up just some of the spectacular grandeur.
Explore the highest mountain range in Southern Africa with an adrenaline rush as you zip line, horse ride and white water raft through this wild wonderland. Then, experience a truly unique night sleeping in a cave where you’ll find a myriad of hidden San rock-art sites.
Such a tremendous amount of scenery and activity marks this World Heritage Site as an epic destination for family adventures and an absolute paradise for hikers.
When to go
This part of the country enjoys a subtropical climate, making it a year round destination with a pleasant average temperature of 26?c (79?f). The best times for hiking are spring and autumn.
What to do
- Walks and hikes
- Zip lining
- Cave sleep outs
- White water rafting
- Horse riding
- San rock art sites