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Drakensberg Cableway Task-team

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

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A Midlands Escape to Granny Mouse’s Country House

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Just a short drive from Durban lies the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands; a lush, green countryside scattered with antique stores, artisanal cheeseries, dairy farms and that country feel the midlands has become famous for. (You simply HAVE to stop at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site, Abingdon Wine Estate, Lions River Trading Post, …

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The great canopy tours of KwaZulu-Natal

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22 Days of the Exceptional Zulu Kingdom – Day 21 Drakensberg Canopy Tour: Experience nature like never before as you slide through the forest canopy and enjoy a unique birds-eye view on the world around you.  Set within the magnificent Blue Grotto Forest, the Drakensberg Canopy Tour® is guaranteed to …

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The Drakensberg – Dragon Mountain

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22 Days of the Exceptional Zulu Kingdom – Day 20 The Zulu people named it ‘uKhahlamba’ or the ‘Barrier of Spears’ and the Dutch Voortrekkers ‘The Dragon Mountain’. As South Africa’s highest mountain range, rising to over 3 000 meters, the Drakensberg is a massive and strikingly beautiful rampart of …

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Experience: Sani Pass

Sani Pass has so many activities for you!

22 DAYS OF THE EXCEPTIONAL ZULU KINGDOM – DAY 6 The tight zig-zagging curves of Sani Pass, one of the most magnificent mountain passes in South Africa, ascend through the sheer cliffs of the Drakensberg, linking KwaZulu Natal to the independent country of Lesotho. The route is also known as …

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First Snow of the Season falls in KZN

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Snow has fallen in parts of Kwazulu-Natal this weekend, including Mooi River and the Dargle Valley, with more light snow on the way, say forecasters. Mike Frew took these snaps in the Drakensberg. Send us your snow pics to info@5stardurban.co.za Pics by Mike Frew (Instagram:@frewbru)

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