Northern Drakensberg Reviews
Bergville as a town itself is a bit rundown and neglected but as a central base for covering both the Central and Northern Drakensberg it's pretty convenient.
The pretty little town of Bergville, also known as the gateway to the Northern Drakensberg, lies on Route 74 - the more scenic alternative to the Toll Road. This route takes you via the Oliviershoek Pass, traditionally used to access the 'berg, from Johannesburg and through Winterton from Durban. Essentially an agricultural and trading centre, Bergville is the main town in the Northern Drakensberg and still holds local cattle sales on the third Friday of every month. The town lies on the banks of the Tugela River, with the dramatic peaks of the Drakensberg in the near distance, and is a place...see more
Exclusive Mountain Village
There is a place called Alpine Heath situated at Northern Drakensberg. This is one of the best places I have ever been in South Africa. It is situated within the heart of the Drakensberg mountains chain. This is nature at its best. Fresh air all around you. The quietness of the place. Lots of activities to break your daily routines within the cities such as hiking trails, fishing, horse riding, mountain biking and a whole lot of other entertaining and refreshing activities. There is a wide range of facilities to enhance your leisure time.
It's not Bergville, it's everything AROUND Bergville that rocks!
Bergville isn't the best town in the land. Actually it lacks soul, it's dirty and you'd only shop for essentials here, but it IS the commercial centre of the Northern Drakensberg.The Northern Drakensberg isn't as famous as Underberg or even its neighbour, the Central berg. It might be because its so underrated that it is just so lovely.It is less developed than the rest of the Berg and so offers nature-lovers an unparelled mountain experience.The Northern Berg valley offers a variety of accommodation options to suit all budgets from the vibey Amphitheatre backpackers, to the shadey sites of...see more
Lindsay Du Plessis
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