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Drakensberg Accommodation

Welcome to The Cavern – a stunning Drakensberg resort situated on a private mountain reserve, providing the perfect destination for holidays in South Africa. This incredible getaway delivers some of the best South Africa accommodation with a choice of standard and superior rooms, and a selection of superior suites separated from the main resort for the ultimate peace and privacy.

  • drakensberg accommodation
  • swimming pool
  • spa reception

We are adjacent to the Royal Natal National Park and the Amphitheatre. This is a World Heritage site and should be included in your itinerary when planing holidays in South Africa. The Cavern is named after the ‘Cannibal Cavern’, a 200 metre wide and 60 metre deep overhang, situated above the hotel, and which was home to ancestors of the Amazizi tribe.

With so much to see and do, this Drakensberg resort has a loyal following of guests who come back time and again, resulting in The Cavern being given the friendly title ‘the resort of many happy returns’ – and we’re confident that once you try this unique example of South African accommodation, you’ll look forward to your next visit too!

Boasting stunning views of the surrounding countryside, wildlife and a myriad of birds, holidays in South Africa’s Drakensberg offer you a taste of paradise just a few hours from Gauteng. Spend your days hiking or mountain biking, exploring on the back of a horse or a quad bike – or take time out and enjoy a pampering in our Forest Retreat spa and our excellent dining opportunities.

Holidays in South Africa truly don’t get better than this, and you’ll always receive a very warm welcome to The Cavern resort in Drakensberg – whether you come for the activities, or come to enjoy complete inactivity!

Set in a secluded valley, you’ll have to look very hard to find South African accommodation that offers more than The Cavern, with guests coming to Drakensberg from all over the world. For great holidays in South Africa – come to The Cavern in Drakensberg, and find out for yourself why our guests call it ‘the resort of many happy returns’.

The Cavern is set in a secluded valley beneath the massive sandstone cliffs of the Northern Drakensberg. The thatch accommodation and facilities blend beautifully with the natural surroundings of the area. The Cavern is home to numerous Bushman paintings, 213 species of birds, 150 species of trees and numerous wild animals. As a nature lover, this would be your ideal location.

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  1. I am looking for a two night stay from the 17 to 19 Dec. I require a single room suite with a double bed.
    Please advise.
    Kind regards

    • Dear Mannie,

      Thanks for the en query. I can only assist you with accommodation 21-23 Dec 2014 (2 nights) in a superior suite. The rate will be R1440 per person sharing per night.

      I have no rooms available for the 17-19 Dec 2014.

      Would you like to accept this offer?

      Warm Regards


  2. I am looking for accommodation on your summer special 2015 from the 13 January 2015 which would be 3 nights and one night free, making it 4 nights. This will be for two adults. Please advise what will the cost be in total.
    Kind regards
    Pat Otto

  3. I had the pleasure of spending a weekend at The Cavern and must compliment the entire staff for making my stay memorable, and one in which i hope to repeat in the very near future. Compliments to the chef, your sunday lunches are to die for. Keep up the good work

  4. Many thanks, Walter!
    We will share your kind words with all our staff! And, we do look forward to welcoming you again….
    Best regards,
    Megan & all the Cavernites

    • Dear Andrew,

      Unfortunately we are fully booked over that period. we will only be able to accommodate you from the 9th Jan 2015 for 3 or 4 nights.

      Best Regards


    • Dear Mathina

      Thank you for your website enquiry.Unfortunately we are fully booked 5-7 January. I can assist you with a superior suite from the 7th of January 2014.

      Our daily rate includes accommodation in attractive thatched lodgings, three meals daily, teas and access to our exceptional wilderness through guided walks & packed lunches when requested.

      Please find our standard information and rates below. Please contact us by return if you would like to make a reservation.

      Kind regards,


      Reservations Team
      Cavern Drakensberg Resort (Pty) Ltd

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