Only five hours from Johannesburg and four hours from Durban lies the picturesque Didima. Located in the Cathedral Peak valley of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg, a World Heritage Site, the resort promises a mountain paradise with beautiful rivers, streams, cliffs, waterfalls and grasslands.

Main attractions

  • Cathedral Peak
  • Didima San Rock Art Centre
  • Mike’s Pass


  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Birding
  • Picnicking

Top sightings: genet, caracal, jackal, chacma baboon, grey rhebuck, 170 birds species

Accommodation: Chalets, camp sites, sleeping in caves

Gate times: 24 hours

Nearest centre: The village of Winterton is approximately 45km away where basic foods and provisions are available.

Know before you go

  • Visitors can purchase fuel at Cathedral Peak Hotel situated 4km from the control gate.
  • Take not that self-catering units do not have ovens.
  • No pets are permitted.
  • Complete the mountain rescue register before your hike.

Contact reserve: +27 (0)36 488 8000

Ezemvelo Central Reservations: +27 (0)33 845 1000, [email protected]

Visit Didima’s home page.