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antbear Guest HouseDrakensberg accommodation review

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.


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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Golf in the Natal Midlands and Drakensberg

The Drakensberg and Natal Midlands in KwaZulu-Natal, a region with a temperate climate, is building its reputation as a leading golfing destination in South Africa. Offering more than 20 golf courses from resorts set against the backdrop of the spectacular Drakensberg Mountains to lush courses dotted around the Natal Midlands, KwaZulu-Natal offers a diversity of golfing destinations within one destination.

Golfing accommodation throughout the province is superb and opportunities for activities other than golf abound, and the golf courses offer a high standard are especially breathtaking.

Top 10 Drakensberg And Natal Midlands Golf Courses

  • CATHEDRAL PEAK HOTEL GOLF CLUBCathedral Peak opened this scenic golf course on the 13th January 1996. Set against a majestic mountain backdrop the challenging 9-hole golf course (with alternate tees for an 18-hole game) has been termed the "thinking golfer's" course.
  • CHAMPAGNE SPORTS RESORT The championship, 18-hole golf course, set against the magnificent backdrop of Champagne and Cathkin Peaks offers the golfer not only a superb challenge of golf on a perfectly manicured layout but also a scenic experience that is reward enough. The Club House is easily accessible from the resort and caddies are available as well as ,motorized golf carts which can be hired. The Pro-Shop is well stocked and lessons can be arranged with our Resident Professional. The clubhouse is also equipped with both ladies and gentlemen's locker room, a bar and light meals are served in the golf lounge and one the magnificent verandah which overlooks the golf course and the mountains beyond.
  • MOOI RIVER COUNTRY CLUB Mooi River Country Club, is set in the hills with a panoramic view of the Drakensberg and surrounding farming lands. Enjoy our majestic sunsets whilst meeting the locals in the friendly Bar, the full a-la-carte menu offers scrumptious breakfasts, lunches and suppers all at reasonable prices. Enjoy a game of Golf on one of the most beautiful courses in the Midlands. The 11 hole, 18 tee par 72, rating 71 golf course will provide a challenge to the most discerning golfer. The club is a member of the Abraxis handicapping network.
  • MONKS COWL COUNTRY CLUB - Named after the Monks Cowl outcrop on the nearby mountain range, the Monks Cowl Country Club offers the chance to play its scenic golf course against wonderful views of the Drakensberg. Started in 1973, the club now numbers around sixty members. The course is 9 holes, with 18 tees. It is generally level and the 5th hole, witch crosses the deep gorge at Hattingspruit, is accessed by a swing bridge. The fairways are planted with Kikuyu, and the greens with Cynodon dactylon.
  • SANI PASS GOLF CLUB The Sani Pass Golf course is set in the mountainous region near Lesotho. The nine hole golf course has swing bridges between some of the holes
  • GLENGARY GOLF CLUB Set deeply in the Southern Drakensberg with superb views onto the majestic mountains including Rhino Horn, Glengarry is situated on the property of the Drakensberg Gardens Hotel. The Par 4 Sixth hole (Thrombosis Hill) presents players with a challenging climb to an elevated tee. The wide open fairway, combined with the elevated tee gives you the opportunity to take out the Tiger Wood(s).
  • MOUNT EDGECOMBE GOLF CLUB Ggolfing at Mount EdgecombeMount Edgecombe Lodge offers the visitor a taste of Colonial Elegance. Its lodge is built along those elegant, colonial lines which remind one of early Africa - without the hardship! Situated on the ninth tee of Course One (there are two golf courses at Mount Edgecombe), the Lodge is within walking distance of the Clubhouse and all its facilities. The magnificent, subtropical vegetation allows you to believe that you are in a golfers´ paradise - indeed you are!
  • SAKABULA GOLF CLUB golfing at SakabulaThe country style club house with its warm and friendly ambiance has panoramic views over the golf course from the attractive verandah area. The club house provides a substantive lounge incorporating the golf registration area and the bar.