Drakensberg South Africa
P.O. Box 208, Winterton
Fax: +27 (36) 488 1889
How to pass through
DIRECTIONS FROM JOHANNESBURG
Kindly note that there are extensive road works on the R 74 from Harrismith on the Oliviershoek pass. Due to the state of the roads, we recommend that travelers DO NOT USE this route at present.
We strongly recommend that one continues past Harrismith towards Durban and down Van Reenen’s Pass until you reach Exit 230 for the R616. Continue on the R616 towards for 35 km’s Bergville. The R616 will end at a T junction with Bergville on the left.
Continue past Bergville and take the first turn to the right after the bridge. This road leads to the right hand turn towards Cathedral Peak which is sign posted. This road leads to Cathedral Peak Hotel (30km) – note the last 20km of this road has many twists and turns & slow speed is recommended.
DIRECTIONS FROM DURBAN
Follow the N3 from DBN heading towards JHB. Go through the Mooi Plaza toll gate. Once you have passed Escourt Shell Ultra City, you will see a Cathedral Peak Hotel 66km sign on your left.
Take the left turn at the Bergville/Colenso turn off and turn left towards Bergville/Winterton (R74). Drive until you enter Winterton (20 km from turn off), and take the left turn marked “Central Berg” (opposite the Engen petrol station). Go over the railway tracks and +1km, turn right at the “Cathedral Peak” sign.
This road leads you to a T-junction where you turn right towards Bergville. After 500m the first left turn is sign posted Cathedral Peak. This road leads to Cathedral Peak Hotel (30km) – note the last 20km of this road has many twists and turns & slow speed is recommended.