The Nest Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel
Winterton, Drakensberg - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:The Nest Drakensberg Resort Hotel is one of the best established and most well-known of all the Drakensberg resorts in the Kwa-Zulu Natal Drakensberg. The Nest Hotel offers a range of leisure resort accommodation and world-class conference facilities.
The Nest Hotel is situated in the scenic majesty of the Champagne Valley in the Central Drakensberg area of the KwaZulu Natal province in South Africa. The area is a popular South African holiday destination with a great number of attractions and activities. We offer excellent rates and have a large following of delighted guests who choose to return to The Nest!
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at The Nest Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel, Winterton, Drakensberg
- American Express
- Children Welcome
- Conference Facilities
- Diners Club
- Disabled Friendly
- Gay Friendly
- Secure Parking
- Non Smoking
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for The Nest Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel, Winterton, Drakensberg
- Tourism Grading Council
Things to do near Winterton, Drakensberg
Less than 40km from the towering Amphitheatre of Royal Natal National Park, this ideally situated, agricultural and trading centre was laid out in 1897 by a retired sea captain. British forces built a blockhouse in the settlement two years later at the onset of the Anglo-Boer War - that building is now a Monument and Museum within the grounds of the local Court House. The nearby Rangeworthy Military ...
Experience the rich culture, breathtaking views and captivating history of the majestic Drakensberg. Join your tour guide Zee, for the following adventures. The Amphitheatre This is regarded as the most famous hike in South Africa not just because it allows you to access the highest escarpment in one day but also because the waterfall is the highest in Africa. In fact it's the 2nd highest in the ...
Geluksburg is centrally placed for excursions to the historic Boer War Battlefields of Ladysmith, Spioenkop and Colenso. Spioenkop Nature Reserve, where you will see Rhinos, Giraffe, Zebra, and Wildebeest, the Royal Natal National Park and Amphitheatre, Cathedral Peak and Didima Valley, the Champagne Castle valley, Injisuthi valley and our own Tintwa and Middledale Pass valley, all unique and ...
Royal Natal National Park was proclaimed in 1916, and contains some of the most spectacular scenery in Africa. The main feature of Royal Natal is the Amphitheatre, a rock wall about 5km in length, and approximately 1000m in height between the Sentinel (3 165m) and Eastern Buttress (3 047m), with a number of domes rising from its relatively flat summit plateau. In 1836, the French missionaries ...
In 1905 three years after the Anglo-Boer War - the colonial government constructed a weir across the Little Thukela River and founded an irrigation settlement here called Springfield renamed Winterton in 1910. Winterton is situated in beautiful foothills and main access point to the Central Drakensberg, this typical pioneer settlement offers a very relaxed atmosphere. It serves the large community ...
Kamberg is home to a group of friendly hospitable people who are gregarious, happy, experimental, social, fun, outgoing and wonderful people. The Kamberg Valley is one of the most beautiful areas providing easy access to the Drakensberg and the Midlands. Once you have visited us, you will be sure to come back for more. Visit the Kamberg and you will experience, peace, tranquility, vast open ...
Directions to The Nest Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 29° 28' 43" E / 23° 59' 25" S
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Driving to The Nest Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel in Winterton, Drakensberg
|Departing: King Shaka International Airport|
|Address: M65, La Mercy 4405, South Africa|
|Distance: 919 km / Duration: 8 hours 49 mins|
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|5.||At the interchange 165-E B Cloete, keep left and follow signs for N3 toward Pietermaritzburg/Johannesburg||1.6 km|
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|7.||Merge onto N12/N3||7.1 km|
|8.||Continue onto N3/N3 Eastern Bypass||15.0 km|
|9.||At the interchange 104-Buccleuch, keep left and follow signs for M1 toward Johannesburg||0.4 km|
|10.||Take exit 104 on the right to merge onto N1 toward Pretoria/Polokwane||20.3 km|
|11.||Take exit 124 to stay on N1 toward Pretoria E/Polokwane
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|13.||Exit onto N1/R71 toward Louis Trichardt||7.1 km|
|14.||Turn right onto Silicon Rd||4.7 km|
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Reviews for The Nest Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel
A really wonderful Drakensberg Resort. Excellent rates and the food was great - enjoyed seeing the snow on the mountains.
Posted: July, 6th 2011 11:29 AM
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