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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

      Rheinhardt

  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

      Rheinhardt

    • 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,

      Sindi

      Reservations Team
      Cavern Drakensberg Resort (Pty) Ltd

  5. I visited your resort often as a child and have such good memories. Congratulations on all your progress and development…..I hope to visit again one day.May 2015 be a good and prosperous New Year
    Best wishes to all the Cart family
    Warm regards
    Helen Gilardi nee Thain

    • Many thanks, Helen.
      We have so many wonderful folk that have visited us over the years and still do. We’d love to welcome you again!
      Wishing you all the best for 2015.
      With kind regards,
      Megan Carte Bedingham

  6. Hi was wanting to know if you have any accommodation available for 2 couples 1 single person twins of 11 months in the next week. …..1st week 2015 look forward to hearing from you Meryl kaumpek

  7. Hi wanting to know if you have any accommodation available for a couples. in the week of 27 – 3 May 2015.

    Regards

    Sabelo

  8. Good day,

    We are adventurous women who loves travelling. I’m looking for 3 nights accommdation and activities to do from the 7 – 10 August 2015. I’m not sure how many ladies will be joining me to celebrate woman’s day but can guarantee that it won’t be less than 4. Standard rooms with twin beds will be fine.

    Kindly assist with a quote and suggestions.

    Regards,

    • Dear Theodorah,

      Thanks for your enquiry. I can assist you with accommodation 06-08 Feb 2015 ( 2 nights ) in a comfortable standard family room.

      If you would like to book this please send a mail to info@cavern.co.za

      The rate will be R2184 per night.

      Warm Regards

      Rheinhardt

  9. hi looking for accomodation for the 6th of feb until 08 feb 2015
    2 adults and 1 child who is 3
    arrive the friday and depart the sunday

    • Dear Avainash,

      Thanks for your enquiry. I can assist you with accommodation 06-08Feb 2015 (2 nights)in a comfortable standard family room at the rate of R2184 per night.

      If you would like to make this booking please send us an e-mail to info@cavern.co.za

      Warm Regards

      Rheinhardt

    • Dear Lola

      Hope this message finds you well.

      Please could you confirm the ages of your children.

      Kind Regards

      Alex

    • Dear Lola

      Thank you for your website enquiry. Unfortunately our standard interleading rooms are fully booked over that period. I can assist you with a comfortable standard three bedded family room 30-01 February 2015.

      Please note we can add a cot or shorty be in this room for the younger child.

      Please advise your children’s ages.

      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,

      Sindi

      Reservations Team

  10. Looking to stay atThe Cavern from the 24th of april to the 30th of April it is for two adults one child of 12 please quote an check avalibility

  11. Hi Marlene
    I am not sure which dates you are looking at but our daily rate in standard accommodation is R1040 per person sharing per night. This includes all meals, teas & guided morning hikes.
    If you have sent an email to our Reservations and have not received a reply, please check your junk folder. Ocassionally mails seem to get lost in cyberspace.
    Should there be dates we can check please be in touch.
    Best regards,
    Megan

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