Central Berg attractions

Viewpoint in Giant’s Castle

Lammergeier Hide

The rare lammergeier, also known as the bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus), which is found only in the Drakensberg, nests in the reserve. Reserve staff sometimes give guests bones to put out to encourage the birds …
Historic Site in Giant’s Castle

Main Cave

The Giant’s Castle area is rich in San rock art. It's thought that the last San lived here at the beginning of the 20th century. To see some of these paintings, you can visit Main Cave, 2.3km south of Giant’s Camp. …
Park in Central Berg

Cathedral Peak Nature Reserve

Cathedral Peak Nature Reserve is known for having some of the most awe-inspiring scenery in the Drakensberg. It sits between Royal Natal National Park and Giant's Castle, and the Bell (2930m), the Horns (3005m) and …
Park in Central Berg


Injisuthi features some of the most spectacular views in the Drakensberg. On the grounds of what used to be a private farm, this KZN Wildlife park is home to some of the Drakensberg's tallest points, Mafadi (3400m) …
Park in Central Berg

Giant’s Castle

The Giant’s Castle ridge is one of the most prominent features of the Berg and the park that surrounds it remains one of the most popular destinations in the area. As well as hiking trails, the park has a short walk…
Park in Central Berg

Monk’s Cowl

Hikes ranging from a few hours to a few days in length, rock climbing and panoramic views are all on offer at Monk's Cowl. This reserve lies within uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park and contains three peaks: Monk’s Cowl (…
Wildlife Reserve in Monk’s Cowl & Champagne Valley

Falcon Ridge

Falcon Ridge, with awesome raptor-flying demonstrations and talks, is 7km from the Drakensberg Sun turn-off.
Museum in Central Berg

Winterton Museum

This small museum is stuffed with insightful exhibits on San rock art, Zulu history and the Anglo-Boer war, specifically the Spioenkop battle.
Museum in Cathedral Peak Nature Reserve

Didima San Rock Art Centre

The Didima San Art Centre, at Didima Camp 1km into Royal Natal National Park, offers an insight into San rock art, though sadly many of the exhibits, including the multimedia exhibit, has been out of action for some…