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The Drakensberg (uKhahlamba - meaning 'the barrier of spears')has been inscribed on the World Heritage Site list maintained by UNESCO. This gives the Drakensberg a new level of environmental protection.
The Drakensberg mountain range stretches the entire length of KwaZulu-Natal's western boundary.
The Southern Drakensberg lies a bit off the beaten tourist track and is not very well known.
Here you will find alpine landscapes of dramatic beauty. Trout anglers consider the "Southern Drakensberg" to be a favorite, since the region has an abundance of crystal clear lakes and rivers.
The tourist highlight of the southern Drakensberg is the Sani Pass. It's the highest pass-road in South Africa and leads all along the upper Mkomazana River up to the border with Lesotho (2874 metres above sea-level)
My personal favourite is the Southern 'Berg'
This is a midday view form the verandah of Penwarn Lodge, looking out towards the mountains over a picturesque lake.
This is an early morning view from Penwarn.
- Pros:Peace, tranquility and incredible beauty.
- In a nutshell:God's country.
The resort is located on an 860-acre estate bordering KZN Wildlife land, allowing access to spectacular walks and... more travel advice
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Written Jul 7, 2003
Written Aug 18, 2003
Spring snow in the Southern Drakensberg
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