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Antbear Guest House is rated as the TOP Drakensberg accommodation. Superb food, comfortable and artisticly styled this boutique hotel is perfectly positioned to experience all that the Drakensberg has to offer. Check out the luxury cave too.

 

Northern Drakensberg
- Royal Natal
- Cathedral Peak
- Bergville
- Ladysmith
- Oliviershoek
- Van Reenen

Central Drakensberg
- Monks Cowl
- Champagne Valley
- Injasuti
- Giants Castle
- Highmoor
- Kamberg
- Winterton
- Estcourt
- Mooi River
- Weenen

Southern Drakensberg
- Lotheni
- Vergelegen
- Sani Pass
- Cobham
- Bushmans Nek
- Drakensberg Gardens
- Underberg
- Himeville

Natal Midlands
- Rosetta
- Nottingham Road
- Balgowan
- Howick
- Lidgetton
- Currys Post
- Karkloof
- Lions River
- Fort Nottingham
- Hilton
- Dargle

Drakensberg Attractions
- Bushman Rock Art
- Hiking Trails
- Hot air ballooning
- Horse trails
- Helicopter & Microlight flights
- Restaurants
- Arts & Crafts
- Drakensberg Boys Choir
- Canopy Tours
- Midlands Meander
- Fly Fishing
- Game Viewing
- Golf
- White Water rafting
- Birding
- Quad Biking
- 4x4 Offroad trails
- Battlefield Tours
- Wine Tasting
- Museums
- Bicycle tours
- Abseiling
- Wellness & Spas

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Ladysmith - Central Drakensberg

Ladysmith is the natural gateway to the tourist delights of the Central Drakensberg and Northern Drakensberg

ladysmithLadysmith marks the starting point of the KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields Route, and has guided day trips to the famous battle sites of Rorke’s Drift, Isandlwana, Blood River, Colenso, Vaalkrans, Tugela Heights, Spioenkop, and Elandslaagte. Apart from the numerous battle-sites, both Zulu and Boer War related, there are many havens of bird and animal life and early history sites to be visited.

The 6 000 ha Spioenkop Nature Reserve, situated only 25 km from Ladysmith, is home to various species of wildlife including rhino, giraffe, zebra, a variety of antelope and an abundance of bird life, while Spioenkop Dam is a popular venue for angling, yachting, water skiing and power boating.

Birdwatchers are well catered for, with the Malendeni Bird Sanctuary home to 263 species of bird recorded at the maturation ponds and surrounding flooded areas.

Ladymith Tourist Attractions

  • ladysmith museumAnglo Boer War Battlefield History. The Ladysmith Anglo Boer War museum is perhaps the best war museum representing these battles.
  • There are numerouse battle sites in and around Ladysmith and battlefield guides are availble.
  • Spionkop Battlefield offers a self guided tour which is well worth a trip if you pass through Ladysmith
  • All Saints Anglican Church. The church is a memorial to those British soldiers who gave their lives in the battles in and around Ladysmith, some 1800 out of a total of 3000 perishing due to disease.
  • Emnambithi Cultural Centre: Arts And Craft Development Art GalleryOpening times Monday - Friday 9h00 - 16h00