This is reserve is central to many other well-known Drakensberg destinations like Lotheni and Giant’s Castle. Kamberg is a delightful spot with attractive picnic sites near the Mooi River. There are also trout dams, which provide a relaxing alternative to the scenic self-guided walks. Don’t miss out on seeing some spectacular rock art as well.
- San Rock Art Interpretation Centre
- Picnicking at the river
- Walking trails
The silence must surely be one of the foremost reasons to visit this remote nature reserve unfolding upon the very edge of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. Once you’re ensconced within the bosom of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg, it’s time to don your trail gear.
– Jacques Marais, Wild 20
- Guided cultural walks
- Rock art
- Fresh water fishing
- Self-guided walking trails
- Game viewing
Top sightings: Common and mountain reedbuck, blesbok, black wildebeest, grey rhebuck, eland, red hartebeest, oribi
Accommodation: Chalets, cottage, rondavel
Gate times: October – March 05:00 – 19:00, April – September 06:00 – 18:00
Nearest centre: Rosetta is 42km away (about half an hour).
Know before you go
- Fishing permits are required and are available from the office.
Contact reserve: +27 (0)33 267 7251
Ezemvelo Central Reservations: +27 (0)33 845 1000, [email protected]
Visit Kamberg Nature Reserve’s home page.