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Central Drakensberg Attractions at Vultures View

Vultures View self-catering accommodation is centrally located within easy reach of all attractions and activities the central Drakensberg has to offer. Soothe and revitalise your soul and enjoy the Drakensberg splendour whenever you venture out into the valley.

Waterfalls, rivers, magnificent vistas and places of beauty and solitude are all in the Drakensberg, just waiting for you to don your walking shoes and explore.

Activities in and around the central Drakensberg

• Birding - over 300 species of birds, of which 32 are endemic
• Vulture feeding site - ensure you are there early morning to watch them feast
• uKhalamba Drakensberg Park (World Heritage status in archaeology, vegetation and geology) for hiking, birding, wild flowers and San rock art

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Spectacular walks to the Fern Forest (2hrs), Barry's grave and Blue Grotto (3hrs), Cleo's Pools (1hr), Van Damm's Cascades (5-6 hrs), Steilberg (half a day), Stable cave (8hrs). Obtain permits at Drakensberg Sun
• Monk's Cowl for hiking to the top of the Little Berg, via Crystal Falls and the Sphinx (2hrs), Monk's Cowl and Zulu caves (10-12 hrs), Valley of pools (10-12 hrs), Gray's pass (12hrs). Obtain permits from Monk's Cowl Park Authority
• Falcon Ridge Bird of Prey centre
• Aloe spotting from June - August
• Drakensberg Boys Choir - concerts Wednesdays 15h30, "Music in the Mountains" festival in April and "Festival of Carols" in December
• The Battlefields Route
• Spioenkop dam and Nature reserve
• Helicopter flights over scenic Drakensberg
• Horse riding
• Golf at Champagne Sports Resort - one of the most beautiful golf courses in the country, or at Monk's Cowl Country Club

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Hot air ballooning
• Bowls
• Tennis
• Squash
• Zipline (adults and children)
• Paragliding
• Rock climbing
• Abseiling and Kloofing
• Mountain biking
• River rafting
• Clay pigeon shooting
• Jet skiing
• Mini golf
• Archery
• Mountain boarding
• Paintball
• Flying trapeze and bungee jumping
• Central Drakensberg Information Centre tel. 036 488 1207 www.cdic.co.za

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Vultures View

Shopping
• Kwazulu Weavers and Candles - 100% wool, leather and cotton rugs
• Scrumpy Jacks farm stall and coffee shop (famous honey baked cheesecake)
• The Pig and Plough farmshop/deli /café
• Deon's honey products - view bees behind glass making honey
• Creative Metal Works - wrought iron ornaments and furniture
• Tranquillity Day Spa
• Handwoven Rugs
• Muska - clothing and gifts
• Meadow Sweet - health and organic products
• Zabu Crossing - clothing, cards, soft toys, jewellery
• Living Art Gems - stones, wall decor, African ornaments
• Soles for Africa - casual shoes, socks, hammocks
• Bijoux Fantasy - jewellery and scarves
• San Rock Ridge - clothing, African artefacts, leather goods
• Senqu Outdoor Gear - clothing, shoes and hats for men and women
• Ugly Duckling - furniture, ornaments
• Cederwood Supermarket
• Cederwood Liquor Store
• Godfrey's Treasures - arts and curios
• John Deere - clothing store
• Valley Laundry
• The Oaks Supermarket
• Total Diesel and Petrol (at Dragons Peaks)
• Monk's Cowl Curio Shop and teagarden

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Restaurants
• Valley bakery and coffee shop
• Waffle Hut
• Thokozisa restaurant and deli
• Monk's Cowl Country Club
• The Pig and Plough farmshop/deli /café
• Dragon's Rest Restaurant (specials on Wednesday evenings)
• Champagne Sports Resort golfing clubhouse restaurant
• Drakensberg Sun Hotel
• Champagne Castle Hotel
• The Nest Hotel
• The Cabbage Tree restaurant

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