The Cavern in the Drakensberg is famous for providing its guests with luxurious accommodation and holidays to remember. Offering an endless list of activities for the whole family to enjoy, a spa for parents to unwind in and a play room which will entertain children for hours, The Cavern is without a doubt a fantastic place to spend a family vacation. It’s also just three hours away from Durban and four hours away from Johannesburg, making it the ideal location for a weekend or short getaway.

The Cavern is situated on 3000 hectares of private reserve. It lies adjacent to the Royal Natal National Park Amphitheatre, a world heritage site. It’s set in a secluded valley beneath the sandstone cliffs of the Northern Drakensberg. From The Cavern, you’ll be able to see incredible views which stretch for hundreds of kilometres, and you’ll even be able to visit historical rock paintings and the famous peaks of the Drakensberg. Accommodation in the Drakensberg is designed to aid in your relaxation and enhance the tranquillity of your surroundings. The Cavern is no exception and will pamper you with relaxing spa therapies and treatments, serve you delicious cuisine and aid you with your every need.

While staying at The Cavern, you’ll be able to go on guided hikes to the most beautiful and popular destinations in the Drakensberg, including Thonsela Cave, Cannibal Cavern, Echo Cave and Sungubala. For the most energetic and passionate hikers, The Cavern will even take you to Tugela Gorge and the top of the Amphitheatre. If hiking however, isn’t quite your scene you’ll also be able to participate in other exciting activities. Take a leisurely walk to one of the many beautiful streams or book a pony ride for your little ones. For the more adventurous, The Cavern also offers mountain biking, bungee jumping, canopy tours and quad biking – all of which come accompanied with safety gear and helmets.

For those of you getting away to relax and be pampered, The Cavern will treat you to the luxurious and rejuvenating experience you’ve been dreaming of. If the idyllic setting and pure tranquillity of the Drakensberg is not enough however, The Cavern has its very own health and beauty spa. The Forest Retreat spa at The Cavern is managed by fully qualified therapists who take hygiene incredibly seriously and go out of their ways to ensure that each of their clients receives the treatments they desire. Situated on the edge of a beautiful forest, this spa offers pure serenity to clients and the While staying at The Cavern, you’ll be able to go on guided hikes to the most beautiful and popular destinations in the Drakensberg, including Thonsela Cave, Cannibal Cavern, Echo Cave and Sungubala. For the most energetic and passionate hikers, The Cavern will even take you to Tugela Gorge and the top of the Amphitheatre. If hiking however, isn’t quite your scene you’ll also be able to participate in other exciting activities. Take a leisurely walk to one of the many beautiful streams or book a pony ride for your little ones. For the more adventurous, The Cavern also offers mountain biking, bungee jumping, canopy tours and quad biking – all of which come accompanied with safety gear and helmets.

The Cavern is an established holiday resort which has offered sublime Drakensberg accommodation and activities for over seventy years, during which they’ve received various accolades and awards. Whether you simply want to get away for the weekend or are planning your annual family vacation, the Drakensberg is the perfect destination; not only is there an endless list of activities to participate in and enjoy, but you can also kick back in luxurious accommodation and be pampered at your very own private spa.

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