Drakensberg accommodation and wedding venue near to Giants Castle overlooking the Natal Midlands

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Antbear Drakensberg Lodge & Wedding Venue

  • the lodge
  • luxury suite bedroom
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  • the lodge by sunset
  • some of our farmyard
  • wagondrift-dam
  • luxury cave
  • deck in front of cave
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  • hot-air-ballooning
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Drakensberg accommodation in thatched cottages & luxury cave

Drakensberg & Natal Midlands Weddings, Retreats & Functions

Drakensberg Mountains & Natal Midlands Conferences

Accommodation in a luxury cave in the Drakesberg Mountains near to Giants Castle

Accommodation in a luxury cave in the Drakensberg Mountains near to Giants Castle

Weddings at Antbear Lodge with wedding photos of horses

Weddings at Antbear Lodge with wedding photos of horses and memorable honeymoons

Drakensberg conferences

The view of the Drakensberg and Natal Midlands from the conference center

Drakensberg accommodation and wedding venue near to Giants Castle in the Central Drakensberg overlooking the rolling hills of the Natal Midlands

Looking for holiday accommodation in the Drakensberg? Antbear Drakensberg Lodge has the perfect option for you, located near to Giants Castle with its spectacular view over the rolling hills of the Natal Midlands and Giants Castle this lodge is perfectly positioned for your Drakensberg adventure. Or just maybe you are looking for a wedding venue in the Drakensberg Mountains or the Natal Midlands. The Antbear Drakensberg Lodge specializes in tranquil and serene. We offer fully catered accommodation with all the trimmings to make you feel welcome,and spoilt.

Plan for slow and decadent three course dinners by candlelight. This Drakensberg accommodation has its own organic vegetable garden and we try to get as much as we can from there. Otherwise we source our ingredients from local suppliers. And if you choose to stay in the luxury cave we also offer a private dining option (weather permitting) where we setup a table on the deck of the cave and you dine by candlelight under the stars. This makes for a lovely romantic and intimate dining experience and is ideal for those proposals, wedding anniversaries and honeymoon stays. Breakfast is served with freshly baked bread and scones and often it becomes a 2 hour affair.

Log fireplaces can be found in each cottage and wood is provided at no cost. The lodge is situated approximately 4 hours from Johannesburg and 2 hours from Durban which makes the Antbear Drakensberg Lodge a great option to stop over on your way to the coast. And its well positioned to explore the best of what the Drakensberg and Natal Midlands has to offer. A few have referred having some of the best views in the Drakensberg.

And there is plenty to do while you are here apart from just kicking back and soaking in the fresh air. We offer hiking trails right here on the farm as well as guided horse trails in the surrounding foothills of the Drakensberg. And then you can go out and explore the area. Kamberg Nature Reserve has by far the best examples of bushman rock art you will see anywhere in the Drakensberg. And there is a whole range of hiking trails at Giants Castle which offers some of the best Drakensberg hiking and views anywhere. And we are located on the Midlands Meander which offers a huge selection of arts and crafts, markets and farm stalls.The Drakensberg region also offers activities that include canopy tours where you slide through the treetops on a cable slide, abseiling, quad bike trails, hot air ballooning, horse rides, white water rafting and so much more. The region is famous for its fly fishing opportunities too.

Antbear Drakensberg Lodge also offers itself as a wedding venue. And a more spectacular location for a destination wedding is difficult to imagine. There is the option for an outdoor wedding overlooking the dam and rolling hills of the Natal Midlands and onto Giants Castle or you can use our chapel. For weddings we give you exclusive use of the lodge and the accommodation. And its affordable with some of the best rates in the Natal Midlands.

So if your looking for a place where art, beauty and time away are important then Antbear Drakensberg Lodge is worth a second look.

GPS Location (see map)

Between Estcourt and Mooi River towards Giants Castle in the Central Drakensberg overlooking the rolling hislls of the Natal Midlands.

Contact

  • Cell: 076 4412362
  • Tel: 031 813 5995
  • Tel: 036 3523143
  • Skype: antbearlodge
  • Email: info@antbear.co.za
  • Web: www.antbear.co.za
  • Latitude: 29° 8′ 34.02″ S
  • Longitude: 29° 49′ 0.18″ E

Why choose the Antbear?

1. Its unique. its an inspiring experience and is likely to be one of your most remembered accommodation venues ever.

2. Value for money. Our luxury accommodation is very affordable.

3. An intimate and personal experience. No big hotels here. Just friendly and welcoming hospitality with excellent home cooked food, superb walks and hikes, reading infront of the fireplace, playing board games and pleasant company.

4. A perfect base from which to experience everything that the Drakensberg and Natal Midlands have in store for you.

5. An ideal retreat for individuals and groups, a place to rest, reflect and take stock of life. 6. A spiritual wedding venue with spectacular views and service that excels.


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