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Drakensberg Cableway Task-team


The Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs Department is planning to host a conference on the long-awaited Drakensberg cable car project.

Tourists will be able to take the car from the proposed base station in the Mnweni valley, west of Bergville, to the summit station on Mount Amery in the Royal Natal National Park.
Tourists will be able to take the car from the proposed base station in the Mnweni valley, west of Bergville, to the summit station on Mount Amery in the Royal Natal National Park.

“Through the conference, we hope to get better understanding of environmental issues and mitigating factors that can influence the development of the cable car and best model to be utilised in development, management and operation of this project,” said MEC Michael Mabuyakhulu.

Mabuyakhulu said the Ithala development finance corporation has since been appointed as a service provider for the environmental impact assessment for the Drakensberg cable car.

He said a task team had been established to provide strategic direction for the project. “The cable car will yield great economic spin-offs, not only for the Okhahlambaa area, but for the province of KwaZulu-Natal as a whole, hence the department has planned to host the cable car conference and exhibition.”

… Full Story Here: IOL – Daily News


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