Kamberg - Drakensberg
offers visitors a Rock Art Centre as well as trout fishing as major attractions with a 1,5 km trail for wheelchairs along the river.
Kamberg - Drakensberg nestles in the foothills of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, its central position ideal for visits to many other well known Berg areas from Lotheni
to Giants Castle
Kamberg - Drakensberg is a delightful spot in it's own right with three attractive picnic sites near the river and trout dams which provide a relaxing alternative to the scenic attractions of the many well maintained walks in the area.
There are a number of self guided trails from the camp, one of which is suitable for handicapped visitors.
As well as the Mooi River, trout fishing can also be enjoyed in several dams which are open to anglers, all year round. Close to Kamberg are the trophy trout fishing dams of Highmoor which must be booked in advance.
Kamberg's trout hatchery is well worth a visit and is open to the public on a daily basis There is magnificent rock art shelter in Game Pass and there is a guided walk to the area every Sunday. Accommodation at Kamberg - Drakensberg:
- There are five 2-bedded modern thatched chalets, one 5-bed rustic cottage as well as one 6-bed rustic cottage.
- All units are fully self-contained and are self-catering.
- Visitors are required to do their own cooking.
- All chalets are serviced daily, however guests are required to wash their dishes.
- In addition, there is a communal lounge with a large freezer and DSTV available to visitors.
Accommodation - Stillrust Cottage
Stillrust is an old farmhouse of character, situated 8 km from the main camp. This is a delightful rustic cottage and rondavel, offering ten beds.
The cottage is fully self-contained with gas lights, fridge, a stove and linen. Visitors are required to do their own cooking, and bring their own food and beverages. The unit is serviced daily, however guests are required to wash their dishes.High Season:
High Season dates applicable for 2018:
6 December 2017 to 16 January 2018
20 March 2018 to 01 May 2018
15 June 2018 to 16 July 2018
09 August 2018 to 12 August 2018
21 September 2018 to 08 October 2018What To Do On Arrival at Kamberg:
- Visitors who have reserved overnight accommodation must check in at the resort reception office.
- Office hours are between 08:00 - 16:00 daily,
- But closed between 13:00 - 14:00.What To Bring:
Kamberg Resort is similar to all Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife Resort’s where it is necessary to bring your own charcoal, food and beverages.
The nearest supplies are obtainable at Rosetta, which is 42 km away, although the curio shop at the reception office supplies basic foods and some essentials.General:
No pets are allowed into the reserve.
No plug points for electric razors are available.
Entrance gates to the park open and close at the following times:
Summer (1 October - 31 March) 05:00 - 19:00
Winter (1 April - 30 September) 06:00 - 18:00Activities in Kamberg:
The reserve is particularly scenic.
There are numerous walks throughout the area as well as three delightful picnic sites near the river and trout dams.
The Mountain Rescue Register must to be completed before you begin your hike.
Make sure you sign out again when you return.
Wildlife occurring in the reserve includes reedbuck, mountain reedbuck, blesbok, black wildebeest, grey rhebuck, eland, duiker, red hartebeest and oribi.
One of Kamberg’s highlights is the San Rock Art Interpretation Centre which runs DVD presentations on rock art.
Trained guides are available to take visitors to Game Pass Shelter (3 hours walk), to see rock art paintings which have been described as the Rosetta Stone of ancient Rock Art.
For more information please make enquiries at the reception office.
Trout fishing is available in Eland and Erskine Dams which are open to anglers all year round.
Anglers may only use the correct fly fishing tackle and all anglers are required to pay a rod fee at the reception office before they start fishing.
Rods are available for hire from the reception office.
Gate Opening and Closing Times:
Summer ( October to March ) 05h00 to 19h00
Winter (April to September ) 06h00 to 18h00
The office is open from 08h00 to 13h00 and from 14h00 to 16h00
08h00 to 13h00 and 14h00 to 16h00
Distance and Time from Gate to Camp: 500 metres
Thank you very much for the stay at the Huntsman Cottage. We had very little hot water and no shower; however we enjoyed our stay and will be back next year.