Drakensberg World Heritage Tour

KwaZulu-Natal · History and Politics · Nature and Outdoor


Perfect for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike, the Drakensberg World Heritage Tour is a truly stunning day trip that lets travellers explore the beautiful Drakensberg Mountain Range and nearby attractions. As well as viewing the mountain range and witnessing Giant’s Castle, the Drakensberg World Heritage Tour includes a spectacular 3 km hike to a cave site to view a collection of preserved bushman paintings, and finally, a stop to the Nelson Mandela Capture Site. Moderate fitness is required for travellers wanting to partake in the hike in the Drakensberg.

Tour Highlights

  • Drakensberg Mountain Range
  • Capture Site

Detailed Itinerary

Drakensberg Mountain Range

Travel to the epic Drakensberg Mountain Range and enjoy exploring and learning about this beautiful world heritage site. View Giant’s Castle, a particularly significant rocky outcrop, and delight in a leisurely, guided 3km hike to view a number of immaculately preserved Bushman rock art paintings in a cave. After the hike, enjoy a lovely lunch in this beautiful setting.

Capture Site

After leaving the Drakensberg Mountains, return to Durban via the beautiful Midlands Meander Route and view the many craft and farmers markets on display. En route to Durban, enjoy a stop over at the Nelson Mandela Capture site, one of South Africa’s many destinations of particular significance that commemorates Nelson Mandela’s heroic struggle in the face of apartheid.

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