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About Pumula Central Drakensberg

Pumula is a family owned rustic and lived-in mountain log-house with a thatched roof, and is nestled at the foothills of the Central Drakensberg near Champagne Castle Hotel. It is within the World Heritage Site, where there is the combination of sheer natural beauty and wealth of biological diversity and has magnificent views of the Drakensberg, Cathkin Peak, Sterkhorn and Champagne Castle in the background.This log-house offers three bedrooms with single beds in each and one with a baby's cot, two bathrooms and can sleep a maximum of six adults and one toddler. There is a fully equipped kitchen for self-catering, a large living room with a fireplace (no TV) and a braai area outside. Blankets and pillows are provided, but guests are required to BRING THEIR OWN LINEN AND TOWELS. Check in after 14h00 and check out by 10h00. The area offers many hiking trails in the age-old indigenous forest that is dotted with streams, waterfalls and pools. Other trails are on the grassy plains where panoramic views of the mountains are displayed. In the nearby vicinity (5 - 10 minutes drive) there is a championship golf course at Champagne sports resort, birds of prey demonstrations at Falcon ridge, concerts at the world renowned Drakensberg Boys Choir school as well as quad biking, tree canopy tours, river rafting, micro light flights and a number of shops in the area selling clothing, health products, curios, art and crafts, jewellery and more.

Family friendly: We have big lawn, and trees to climb.

  • Response Rate: 98%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 10 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 7
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 13 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • No TGCSA Grading


20% OFF Weekday special

Stay between 02 May 2018 and 10 Jun 2018 and get 20% off. Valid every Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu. .

  • 2 night min stay (check-in between 02 May 2018 and 10 Jun 2018)

Important Information

Minimum booking period during holidays are four days. Minimum booking period over long weekends are three days.

Holidays has a higher tariff. No credit card machines available.

Please note the rate advertised are for four guests. Please enquire for rates for five or six guests.

We regret, no pets allowed.

Pumula Central Drakensberg Rooms

Reviews for Pumula Central Drakensberg

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Sheila Watts
01 March 2018

View was spectacular. Accommodation left a lot to be desired. A very old, poorly maintained building, with poor access.

Sagren Govender
20 November 2017

it is one of the most scenic place I have visited. little attention should be given to the sanware and taps. The livingroom was amazing, and I will definitely visit again.

andre Fourie
14 November 2017

Spent a lovely time at Pumula - really a great destination for a family or small group of friends who wants to spend quality time together in the tranquility of the Drakensberg. Simple but functional accomodation that provides a wonderful base for outings and hikes, or just spend time together on the lovely lawn or under the big tree with the picnic bench - great value for money!

Regan Delve
08 September 2017

Hi the interiors of the cottages need up datingand carpets replace but I did enjoy my staybeautifull surrondings

Anouk Malboeuf
28 July 2017

One of the best view in the Champagne Valley.

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Pumula Central Drakensberg Map

Pumula Central Drakensberg is 4.3km from the centre of Cathkin Park , the nearest airport 198.6km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Cathkin Park

Ardmore Ceramics

(6.3 km from Cathkin Park)

1 review

World renowned Ceramic Art Gallery owned by Fee Halsted

Falcon Ridge

(3.8 km from Cathkin Park)

2 reviews

The Falcon Ridge Bird of Prey Centre is found in Champagne Valley in the Drakensberg and is open every day apart from Friday. The shows are thrilling; highlighting the power, speed and intelligence of the birds. An insight into Falconry is included...

Champagne Sports Resort Golf Club

(4 km from Cathkin Park)

2 reviews

9-18 hole golf course! Many well known players have played here before!

Drakensburg Canopy Tour

(1.7 km from Cathkin Park)

Experience nature like never before as you slide through the forest canopy and enjoy a unique birds-eye view on the world around you. Set within the magnificent Blue Grotto Forest, the Drakensberg Canopy Tour is guaranteed to take your breath away....