The Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, a world heritage site, is a paradise for the adventure seeker and outdoor enthusiast, whether one wishes to relax and admire the prolific bird life or partake in one of the many adventure activities in the area, the Southern Drakensberg is the place to be.
Any visit to the Southern Drakensberg would be incomplete without a memorable 4x4 adventure up the world famous Sani Pass. Sani Pass is the only road link between KwaZulu-Natal and the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho and the only road that crosses the summit of the high Drakensberg. In summer wild flowers splash the road margins with colour and in winter iced falls sparkle under brilliant skies. DO NOT FORGET YOUR PASSPORTS!!!
For the less adventurous traveler, the Southern Drakensberg offers numorous other activities. For the enthusiastic flyfisherman, the area offers some of the most pristine flyfishing waters in South Africa. Golfers will enjoy a selection of three scenic golf courses nearby.
An abundance of Mountain Biking trails nearby will give any cyclist plenty of choice at various levels of skill. Horse lovers will enjoy various outrides in the foothills of the Drakensberg. During the summer rainfall months, the Umzimkhulu river offers the adventure seeker the opportunity for excillirating river rafting.
Walks and hiking in the Cobham and Garden Castle reserves cater for the novice and experienced hiker.
Valemount Country Lodge is an ideal base to explore the unspoiled beauties of the Southern Drakensberg in charming luxury.