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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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Monks Cowl - Central Drakensberg

Monks Cowl is situated at the head of the Champagne Valley in the Central Drakensberg

Monks Cowl central drakensbergMonks Cowl takes its name from the peak between the Champagne Castle and Cathkin Mountains. Monks Cowl National Park is part of 260,000 ha of Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park World Heritage site.

Mnks Cowl from the escarpment near Giants CastleMonks Cowl offers breathtaking vistas, sweeping grasslands on the lower reaches to magnificent towering cliffs with waterfalls cascading for hundreds of meters. Monks Cowl is ideal for day visits and offer many easy to difficut hiking trails. Overnight hiking routes extend deep into valleys and forests of the Central Drakensberg and up onto the main escarpment. There is also c38 camp sites at the main camp at Monks Cowl Nature Reserve.

Monks Cowl in the little bergHiking in Monks Cowl is varied with easy river and country walks, moderate scenic walks and strenuous hikes up to the contour path, to Blind man's corner, up Sterkhorn/Mount Memory and to Keith's Bush camp. Numerous waterfalls like Sterkspruit falls and Nandi falls are also easy hikes at Monks Cowl.




Accommodation near to Monks Cowl - Central Drakensberg

antbear Guest HouseAntbear Guest House - Indeed a special find. One of those places you wished you would have stayed longer where the accommodation, view, location, service and food are just perfect. This is the nearest private accommodation option near to Giants Castle and also offers one of the best deals available.

Drakensberg luxury cave lodgeDrakensberg Luxury cave lodge Experience something different and stay in the only fully catered luxury cave in the Drakensberg Mountains. And the luxury cave comes with a few special romantic options like a jacuzzi spa bath and fireplace both in the bedroom. Whats more it opens onto a deck with hammock chairs and a panoramic view not often experienced.

ardmore guest farmArdmore Guest Farm - Great Value for money situated right in the Central Drakensberg in the Champagne Valley. Also centrally situated this guest house makes for a special few days in the Drakensberg. Ardmore is especially suited to families with units that can accommodate 6 persons.

injasuti campInjasuti Nature Reserve- This is one of the best camp site gems thats available in the Drakensberg. There are also a few self catering challets which are in need of repair and a chronic revamp.