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SURROUNDINGS & ACTIVITIES

Cleopatra's Mountain Farmhouse:

Cleopatra's Mountain Farmhouse is a world renowned gourmet getaway. The restaurant overlooks a breathtaking fully stocked trout dam. They only use local produce and their herbs and vegetables are fresh from their beautiful gardens. To book a table for one of their famous seven course dinners or a delicious three course breakfast, contact them at www.cleomountain.com

Mountain Biking:

This is the home of the Kamberg Karma and the area offers incredible mountain biking. Get a board and map at Glengarry and challenge yourself riding up to Highmore (430 meters of climbing in 8 km). www.glengarry.co.za

Crane Rehabilitation:

Just over the mountain there is a beautiful wetlands where a variety of indigenous cranes are being re-introduced to the wild.

Horse Trails:

The western style appaloosa horse trails are a mere 10 minutes from Mountain View Ranch. The horses are well trained using natural horsemanship methods and the scenery is spectacular. Call them on 033 267 7227 or email heidi@bergtrails.co.za

Glengarry Golf Course:

Glengarry golf course is a nature lover's paradise and is a mere 3 minute drive from MVR. For information regarding a game of golf, tubing down the Little Mooi River or Mountain Biking, contact them at www.glengarry.co.za

Highmore Nature Reserve:

Just a couple of kilometres past the ranch is Highmore Nature Reserve, situated in the central region of the Maloti-Drakensberg Park it is South Africa's first cultural and environmental World Heritage Site. It is renowned for its excellent trout dams and scenic views. All visitors must check in at reception before embarking on one of their many scenic hikes or overnight camping trails. Email booking enquiries to webmail@kznwildlife.com

Kamberg Rock Art Center & Game Pass Shelter:

The Ukhanhlamba Drakensberg region of KZN is rich in rock art, left behind by the San people. It was here that archaeologists uncovered a vital key to understanding the symbolism of San Rock Art. This site is called the 'Rosetta Stone' and was one of the first sites ever seen by Europeans. The Game pass shelter guided walk can booked by emailing kamberg@kznwildlife.com

Midlands Meander:

This is one of the largest and most popular arts and crafts routes in South Africa. Showcasing world class restaurants, luxury spa's, furniture, arts and crafts, this route extends over 80km's between PMB and Mooi River. For the map and further details please go to www.midlandsmeander.co.za

Nottingham Road Hotel:

No trip to the Kamberg is complete without a stop at the legendary Notties Pub. This 19th century gem was originally established as a trading post. To book a dinner at the hotel, phone 033 266 6151 or view at www.notieshotel.co.za

Fly Fishing In The Kamberg:

The fresh mountain air and clean clear water makes this area a paradise for fly fishing enthusiasts. Contact www.wildfly.co.za for all your fishing needs, permits, equipment and advice.

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