AttractionsDrakensberg canopy tour, trout fishing, boating on the lake, swimming, tennis, bowls, squash, gym, horseriding, croquet, volleyball, jungle gym, mashe golf, restaurant, shop, bingo, kids entertainment on weekends/school holidays. Hiking/walking trails on your doorstep
Nearby: golf at Champagne sports resort, white water rafting (seasonal), quad biking, off road bike trails, zip line, raptor display, helicopter flights, shopping at many art & craft outlets, restaurants, horse riding, concerts by the world renowned Drakensberg boys choir most Wednesdays during school terms.
The region was awarded world heritage status in November 2000 and is unique as it has met the criteria for both cultural and natural world heritage properties.
Services / Facilities
Fireplace, heaters, dishwasher, microwave, oven, fridge/freezer, fans, TV and DVD player. The TV picks up TV1,2,3 & ETV, bring smartcard for DSTV if required. Bed linen provided, bring own towels. Maid service available on request. Small pets allowed with permission.
DirectionsFrom Durban: From the N3, take EXIT 179, the Estcourt North/ Giants Castle/ Loskop/ Central Drakensberg off-ramp, turn left along R74 for 28 kms. Come to a cross road, with the D600, (Thokosiza on the left corner). Turn left onto the R600, towards the ‘Central Drakensberg’. Continue for ± 12 km. Pass Champagne Sports Resort on your left-hand side. Take the next road to the right, sign-posted ‘The Drakensberg Sun Resort’. Travel almost 4km., The Drakensberg Sun Resort is on your right-hand side. Continue past the boom to the circle. Turn right at the small circle, into Poplar Drive. After 0,3km, turn left into Kiepersol Crescent, (opposite the Timeshare entrance). Travel anti-clockwise round the crescent. From Johannesburg: A) Scenic Route: CAUTION: Do not follow this route in wet or freezing conditions Johannesburg to Harrismith on N3. At Harrismith turn right onto N5 towards BETHLEHEM/BLOEMFONTEIN. Proceed for ± 5km, turn left onto the R712 QWA-QWA/BERGVILLE road. Proceed for ± 10kms. Turn left again on the BERGVILLE/OLIVIERSHOEK PASS road. Continue past Sterkfontein dam, down Oliviershoek Pass, straight through Bergville and onto Winterton. At Winterton turn right, opposite the Engen garage, onto the R600 CENTRAL BERG road, proceed for ± 13km to the crossroad junction, cross straight over. See above B) Freeway Route: Johannesburg to Van Reenen’s Pass on the N3. Take the first glide off after the Tugela Toll Plaza, that is at the bottom of Van Reenen’s Pass. Turn left for ± 4 km on the N11 and then turn right towards WINTERTON onto the R600. You will cross over the N3 concrete highway. At the T-junction turn left towards Winterton. In Winterton, opposite the Engen garage, turn right onto the R600 CENTRAL BERG road. Proceed for ± 13km to the crossroad junction, cross straight over. See above Alternatively: you may continue on the N3 from the tollgate towards Estcourt, until you reach EXIT 194, the R74/BERGVILLE/COLENSO/GREYTOWN glide off. Turn right over the bridge and proceed for ± 20 kms to Winterton. Opposite the Engen garage, turn left onto the R600 CENTRAL BERG road. Proceed for ± 13km to the crossroad junction, cross straight over.