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NB: Due to the state of the roads in South Africa we strongly advise checking road/traffic reports when planning your departure to or from the Hotel and, where possible, travelling during daylight hours.
Approximately 400km (4 ½ hours)
Follow the N3 from JHB to Harrismith. Remain on the N3 (by-passing Harrismith), and pass the “Bergview” Engen One Stop. Around 5km from the Engen One Stop, you will see the off-ramp for Bethlehem / Phuthaditjiaba (N5).
Take this off-ramp and head towards Bethlehem. Follow this road until you see a left turnoff marked “Bergville / Phutaditjiaba (R712)”. Turn left onto the R712 and follow the road, then turn left at the Bergville (R74) turnoff. This road takes you past Sterkfontein Dam, down Oliviershoek Pass, to Bergville.
Continue straight through 4-way traffic lights and about 1km past Bergville, then take the first turn to the right after the bridge. Continue on this road for another 18kms and turn right at the Cathedral Peak / Didima sign. This road leads to Cathedral Peak Hotel (30km) – please note that the road from Bergville is currently in poor condition with many potholes and the last 20km of road towards the Hotel is full of twists and turns, slow speed is recommended.
Approximately 250km (2 ½ hours)
Follow the N3 from DBN heading towards JHB. Go through the Mooi Plaza toll gate. Once you have passed Estcourt Shell Ultra City, you will see a sign on your left saying “Cathedral Peak Hotel 66km”. Take the left turn at the Bergville / Colenso turn off and turn left again towards Bergville / Winterton (R74).
Drive until you enter Winterton (20km from turnoff), and take the left turn marked “Central Berg” at the traffic lights. Go over the railway tracks and after +-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 sig- posted Cathedral Peak. This road leads to Cathedral Peak Hotel (30km) – please note the last 20km of this road is full of twists and turns, and slow speed is recommended.