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Antbear Drakensberg Lodge - Listing 35109

ZAR 830 Per Person - Per Day

Estcourt - Moor Park - Drakensberg - Kwazulu Natal - South Africa

Bedrooms 14       Bathrooms 14       Sleeps 28

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Antbear Drakensberg Lodge

Rates Comments

ZAR 830 Per Person - Per Day      [ 4 Stars ]

Rates include breakfast and dinner

Type of Accommodation

Holiday Accommodation - Guest Houses

Country Lodges



Property View

Mountain View


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Looking for holiday accommodation in the Drakensberg? Antbear Drakensberg Lodge has the perfect option for you, located near to Giants Castle with its spectacular view over the rolling hills of the Natal Midlands and Giants Castle this lodge is perfectly positioned for your Drakensberg adventure. Or just maybe you are looking for a wedding venue in the Drakensberg Mountains or the Natal Midlands. The Antbear Drakensberg Lodge specializes in tranquil and serene. We offer fully catered accommodation with all the trimmings to make you feel welcome,and spoilt.

Plan for slow and decadent three course dinners by candlelight. This Drakensberg accommodation has its own organic vegetable garden and we try to get as much as we can from there. Otherwise we source our ingredients from local suppliers. And if you choose to stay in the luxury cave we also offer a private dining option (weather permitting) where we setup a table on the deck of the cave and you dine by candlelight under the stars. This makes for a lovely romantic and intimate dining experience and is ideal for those proposals, wedding anniversaries and honeymoon stays. Breakfast is served with freshly baked bread and scones and often it becomes a 2 hour affair.

Log fireplaces can be found in each cottage and wood is provided at no cost. The lodge is situated approximately 4 hours from Johannesburg and 2 hours from Durban which makes the Antbear Drakensberg Lodge a great option to stop over on your way to the coast. And its well positioned to explore the best of what the Drakensberg and Natal Midlands has to offer. A few have referred having some of the best views in the Drakensberg.

And there is plenty to do while you are here apart from just kicking back and soaking in the fresh air. We offer hiking trails right here on the farm as well as guided horse trails in the surrounding foothills of the Drakensberg. And then you can go out and explore the area. Kamberg Nature Reserve has by far the best examples of bushman rock art you will see anywhere in the Drakensberg. And there is a whole range of hiking trails at Giants Castle which offers some of the best Drakensberg hiking and views anywhere. And we are located on the Midlands Meander which offers a huge selection of arts and crafts, markets and farm stalls.The Drakensberg region also offers activities that include canopy tours where you slide through the treetops on a cable slide, abseiling, quad bike trails, hot air ballooning, horse rides, white water rafting and so much more. The region is famous for its fly fishing opportunities too.

Antbear Drakensberg Lodge also offers itself as a wedding venue. And a more spectacular location for a destination wedding is difficult to imagine. There is the option for an outdoor wedding overlooking the dam and rolling hills of the Natal Midlands and onto Giants Castle or you can use our chapel. For weddings we give you exclusive use of the lodge and the accommodation. And its affordable with some of the best rates in the Natal Midlands.

So if your looking for a place where art, beauty and time away are important then Antbear Drakensberg Lodge is worth a second look.


Fireplaces, jacuzzi spa baths, tea and coffee trays in rooms, complimentary carafe of cherry and hairdryers

Bed Configuration

Antbear Drakensberg Lodge offers various Drakensberg accommodation options in en suite double rooms, luxury suites, family units and also boasts a luxury cave too. Antbear Drakensberg Lodge is one of those smaller intimate kind places which has been lovingly put together. The natural setting of the accommodation is stunning and we have managed to encase all this beauty with an atmosphere of comfort and ease. The cottages are smartly appointed and individually designed and the fact that we are a small place makes for an intimate and personal accommodation experience. Each of the accommodation units are different and are decorated with uniquely eccentric and artistic wooden furniture. All our rooms are comfortable and have the standard features you expect like fireplaces, hair dryers, tea and coffee trays, a complimentary carafe of cherry and a mini fridge.
Luxury Suite accommodation
luxury suite longe luxury suite bedroom Funiture and fireplace in one of the luxury suites

The luxury suites have jacuzzi baths and private lounges with their own fireplaces. The beds are king size double beds with a spacious bedroom and generous lounge. The bathroom includes has a jacuzzi spa bath as well as a separate shower. The all have stunning views looking out onto the rolling hills of the Natal Midlands and the Drakensberg Mountains

En suite Double accommodation
ensiuite double bathroom ensuite double bedroom artistic wooden sculture and furnishings

Some of the en suite doubles have jacuzzi baths in the bath room others have only a shower. The lounge is part of the bedroom and contains an open wood burning fireplace. What makes the en-suite double rooms special is that they are spaciousness. The bedroom has a queen size double bed and the rooms open onto a small veranda.

Luxury Cave accommodation

This unique cave is an drakensberg accommodation unit that consists of a tastefully decorated en-suite bedroom with a Jacuzzi spa bath adjoining a lounge with open fireplace. Glass doors open on to a deck with an uninterrupted panoramic view of more than 180 degrees from Giants Castle right through to the Amphitheater and including the rolling foothills of the Bushman’s River Valley.Our home and guesthouse lies in the middle of a network of dirt roads where the traditional way of life is, for the time being, preserved. A place where your soul can find peace and spirit become recharged. That rustic country feeling has been kept without losing any comfort. Candles are used extensively for atmosphere, as are the fireplaces.

And the views are spectacular looking out onto White Mountain, the Natal Midlands and the Drakensberg. We encourage guests to go for walks right here, and picnic baskets can be arranged for a light lunch on the hill. Of course there is plenty to do in the area but if you want to lie back and chill that’s a great option too.

The family units have en-suite double rooms with bathrooms that have jacuzzi baths and separate showers. The also have own lounges with fireplaces. There is also an upstairs loft with 2/3 single beds which is ideal if you have you children with you.

Property Directions

Directions from Johannesburg

Directions to Antbear Drakensberg Lodge for Johannesburg. Exit N3 at 2nd Escourt tun off (175) signposted Wembezi. Turn right and cross over the N3. After 500 meters turn left onto a dirt road signposted Zulu waters / moor park. travel for approx 8 km. At the Y junction take the left fork signposted Zulu Waters / Moor Park. Continue on this road for 15km. The lodge is on the left signposted Antbear Guest House 5 km after you cross the metal bridge. Drive up the farm road for 2 km
Directions from Durban

Directions to Antbear Drakensberg Lodge for Durban. Travel along the N3. Take the off ramp 152 between Estcourt and Mooi River. Travel in the direction of Hidcote. After 7 km you will encounter a T-junction. Turn right towards Giants Castle. After 14 km turn right towards Moor Park onto a dirt road. After 5.3 Km you will pass a right hand turn off called “The Rise”. 300 meters passed this road is the farm entrance on the right. Antbear Drakensberg Lodge is 2km along the farm road up the hill and is the thatched cottages that you can see from the road.

Property Address

ferhurst farm
Kwazulu Natal


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