Drakensberg Hiker Blog
Read about some of our fantastic Drakensberg Hikes here!
Drakensberg Protea (Protea Dracomontana) The Drakensberg Protea Dracomontana is commonly found on the grassy slopes of the Drakensberg at altitudes between 1600m and 2500m. It only grows up to 1m tall, so you can see why it is commonly known … Read More
Malachite Sunbirds in the Drakensberg Malachite sunbirds, or to use the Latin name: Nectarinia Famosa are certainly absolutely stunning birds. As you can see from their Latin name, Malachite Sunbirds in the Drakensberg they will eat nectar by preference. However, … Read More
Thabana Ntlenyana the highest peak in the Drakensberg. Thabana Ntlenyana is the highest peak in the Drakensberg and Lesotho. I bet that almost every South African has never heard of it, let alone walked up it. I am continually amazed … Read More
The 3 highest peaks in South Africa. The 3 highest peaks in South Africa are Champagne castle at 3377m above sea level. Mafadi is the highest at 3451m and Injisuthi dome is 3410m high. All of these are done over … Read More
The 3 highest peaks in Southern Africa. I must admit that I hadn’t given much thought to sumitting the 3 highest peaks in Southern Africa. But then Stuart from the UK emailed me and asked “what were the chances of … Read More
The Amphitheatre route description. The Amphitheatre in the Northern Drakensberg is certainly an impressive mountain. It is found right at the Western border of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg park with the huge Sentinel (3165m) at the end. This big Basalt wall … Read More