CATHEDRAL PEAK HOTEL HIKES AND WALKS

Cathedral Peak Hotel is located in one of the most beautiful parts of the Drakensberg, surrounded by mountains on all sides. There are 19 walks/hikes that leave and return to the Hotel, for all levels of fitness, skill and ability. There is a guided walk/hike that leaves the hotel every morning (see reception for details of which hike on which day). There are also maps that can be purchased at reception for those walkers who would like to venture out on their own. All guests must sign out in the Hiking Book at reception before they leave, and then sign back in again when they return.

ASHLEA’S AMBLE

40 Minute Round Trip
Difficulty: A = Easy

 

BABOON ROCK

4 Hours Round Trip
Difficulty: C = Strenuous

 

BELINDA FALLS

30 Minutes Return
Difficulty: A = A Short, Easy Walk (with a fairly steep climb on the return)

 

BLUE POOLS

2.5 – 3 Hours Return
Difficulty: B = Moderate

 

DOREEN FALLS AND ON TO ALBERT FALLS

2.5  Hours Return
Difficulty: B-C = Moderate to Stenuous

 

DOREEN FALLS

1.5 – 2  Hours Return
Difficulty: A = Gentle Walk

 

OQALWENI FERN FOREST

2 Hours Return
Difficulty: B = Moderate

 

LAKE JARRED

30-40 Minutes Return
Difficulty: A = Very Gentle Walk

 

LAKE WILLIAM

2.5 – 3 Hours Return
Difficulty: B = Moderate

 

MUSHROOM ROCK

3 Hours Return
Difficulty: C = Strenuous

 

NEPTUNE’S POOL

4 Hours Return
Difficulty: B = Moderate

 

ONE TREE HILL

3.5 Hours Return
Difficulty: C = Strenuous

 

UMLAMBONJA VALLEY

1.5 – 2 Hours Return
Difficulty: A = Gentle to Easy

 

RAINBOW GORGE

4.5 – 5 Hours Return
Difficulty: B – C = Moderate to Strenuous

 

RIBBON FALLS, CAMEL AND MUSHROOM

5 Hours Return
Difficulty: C = Strenuous

 

RIBBON FALLS

3.5 Hours Return
Difficulty: C = Strenuous

 

UMLAMBONJA RIVERSIDE WALK

40 Minutes Return
Difficulty: A = Easy

 

CATHEDRAL PEAK

8-10 Hours Return
Difficulty: For the fit only, and those not suffering from heights
This is a Guided Hike only, and booking is essential

 

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