While staying at Hlalanathi you can enjoy one of the many activities this rich and colourful area of the Drakensberg has to offer.
Lesotho Highlands water Project, information centre, arts, crafts, galleries, restaurants and coffee shops.
Drakensberg Boys' Choir
Visit the famous Boys' choir, rated amongst the top boys' choirs in the world. Concerts every Wednesday at 15h30. Phone 036 4681012 for more information.
Drakensberg Power Staion
Tours of this faclity are run only during the week at 10am and 2pm. Bookings are essential. 036 4386046.
Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Hiking, game viewing, picnic sites and horse riding.
These are mostly from the Royal Natal National Park. There are various maps at the Information office situated in the park.
Rugged Glen Stables - (036) 4386422. About 5km from Hlalanathi
Kwa-zulu Weavers & Candle Factory & Thokozisa
Visit the factory for woven rugs/carpets and candles and enjoy waffles at the Waffle hut.
Minimum 4 people. Contact Mic: 072 3482546
Restaurants in the area
Spioenkop Nature Reserve
Game drives, horse riding and battlefields. Tel 036 4481840
Tevreden Cheese Farm
Home-made cheeses. About 32km from Hlalanathi.
To the sandbanks of the Thukela river and along to the Rapids. Trilby Hill has a panoramic view to remember.
Amphitheatre Golf Course
There are alternate tees for an 18 hole game on our 9 hole course on the banks of the Thukela. Named for the exquisite views of the Amphitheatre. The course has been developed with minimum impact on the 'berg environment. In fact, indigenous vegetation has been encouraged between the fairways, and the water features have attracted an array of local bird life. BRING OWN CLUBS.
Places to Visit
Royal Natal National Park has many walks, also an interpretation center. The Drakensberg Pumped Storage scheme is well worth a visit. Tours are arranged through ESCOM P.R.O. at Tel 036 438 6046. Sterkfontein and Woodstock dams are close by for boating or sailboard enthusiasts. Should you visit any of the hotels in the area please call at their reception to register.
Trout fishing is available in the area. Bass fishing on the property.
Out rides from the Rugged Glen stables can be arranged - Pony Rides for children around the camp.
Equipment can be hired from the Office. Proper tennis shoes must be worn.
Equipment can be hired from the office
TV & M-Net in the Pub and TV-Room
The onus is on parents to keep an eye on children. Tube the rapids in season.
Childrens Playground & Trampoline
At the main gate. Please note that for safety reasons we must insist on only one person at a time on the trampoline.
R2.00 per game
Is done by the maids. Lists are available from the Office.
Sweets, cold drinks, toiletries, souvenirs and basic provisions are available during office hours. Wood is available from the gatehouse after hours during winter.
DirectionsFrom Durban Follow the N3 past Estcourt. 6km after the Estcourt Ultra City, turn left on the R74. Travel through Winterton and Bergville. 29km beyond Bergville, at the foot of the Oliviershoek Pass, turn left towards the Northern Drakensberg. Hlalanathi is signposted from here. 270km DBN to Hlalanathi. From Johannesburg Follow the N3 to Harrismith. Turn towards Bethlehem on the N5. Travel 4km, and turn left onto the R712 towards Qwa-Qwa. After 8km turn left again, onto the R74 towards Bergville. Travel down the Oliviershoek Pass, and as the pass levels out, turn right towards the Northern Drakensberg. Hlalanathi is signposted from here. 350km JHB to Hlalanathi.