Luxury Self Catering Accommodation in the Southern Drakensberg

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ABOUT

Nestled at the foot of the majestic Southern Drakensberg mountains, surrounded by shady trees and meandering streams. Ambleside is a truly magnificent berg experience. The property boasts an elevated position on a 10-acre estate with amazing views of both Rhino Peak and Garden Castle. Wander down pathways and discover mountain pools and bushman caves, the Drakensberg at it's best. Safe, comfortable and restful. Peace and luxury for the whole family.

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ACCOMMODATION

Our self catering accommodation offers something for everyone. Luxurious and spacious amenities will make your time in the berg unforgettable.

GALLERY

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THINGS TO DO

Hiking

The Southern Drakensberg offers a number of amazing hikes that can be accessed from your front door. 

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Mountain Bike Trails
 

The Southern Drakensberg is fast becoming a recognised mountain biking destination.

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Golf

For the golf enthusiast, there are
two wonderful options available.

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Fishing

The area has a reputation as a prime destination for fly fishing.

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Horse Riding

The perfect way to soak in the spectacular setting.

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Canoeing
 

Avid canoeists can be seen throughout the summer months on the Umzimkulu River

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Tubing
Ambleside Lodge keeps tubes
and pumps for its guests.
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Birding
 

Enjoy a large number of birds that reside in the valley. 

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Sani Pass​
South Africa’s most iconic pass is an experience that should not be missed.
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GUEST REVIEW

“We had the best week at Ambleside Lodge, very comfortable accommodation with stunning views of the Drakensberg. We loved hiking up to the Sphinx, and enjoyed sitting by the pool listening to the sound of the cooing dives!”