Treks & Trips Accommodation is nestled in the foothills of the Central Drakensberg Mountains overlooking Bell Park Dam and with spectacular views of the Cathkin and Champagne Castle range you find a perfect location for a peaceful country get-away.
Here you can experience South African hospitality in a truly beautiful environment and be assured that we will go the extra mile to ensure that your stay in the Drakensberg will be most memorable.
Apart from being able to experience the vast diversity of our fauna and flora, our area offers a host of other activities to complete your holiday.
Treks & Trips Accommodation
Treks & Trips Accommodation offers you self-catering accommodation in the Bell Park valley in the Central Drakensberg region.
- Horse riding
- Water sports
- Bird watching
- Helicopter trips
- Drakensberg Boys Choir concerts
- Falconry displays
- Hiking, walking and mountain climbing
- San Rock Art
- Arts and Crafts
- Hotels, restaurants and supermarkets.
- Spioenkop Game Reserve
- Spioenkop Battle Fields
- Winterton Museum
Clothing and Accessories:
If walking and hiking it is advisable to have a good pair of ankle-high hiking boots.
Health and Climate:
December/January/February - hot, occasional thunderstorms.
March/April- Cooler with possible rain.
May - the most stunning month with beautiful days and crisp evenings.
June/July/August- sunny winter days and cold nights with posible snow on the mountains.
September - Beautiful Spring days.
October/November - Warm.
Cancellation 0-7 days - 100%of deposit.
Cancellations 7-14 - 75% of deposit.
Cancellations 14-21 days - 40% of deposit.
Cancellations 21-28 days - 30% of deposit.
Facilities & Services available:
Children under 12
Airport Shuttle Service
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - covered)
Tourism Information Desk
Xhosa / Zulu
Hiking / Walking Trails
No Pets Allowed
Rooms and Units Available:
Bergvlei Cottage is a cosy, comfortable self-catering garden cottage with a stunning view overlooking Bell Park Dam to the impressive Cathkin range of the Drakensberg Mountains. It has a large main bedroom with bath, shower over bath, toilet and basin en-suite. The mezzanine floor has a double and two single beds on either side of the access staircase and is serviced by a second bathroom downstairs consisting of a shower, toilet and basin.
An open plan lounge / sunken dining room area leads onto a fully equipped kitchenette which has a stove, fridge, deep freeze and microwave and a nook in the garden has a built braai for outdoor cooking. There is a HiFi and full DSTV.
The cottage is reasonably close to the main house so security is excellent but has been tastefully screened for perfect privacy in its own garden area. Sleeps 6 in 1 double en suite and a double and 2 singles on the mezzanine.
Bahati Tree Lodge is a unique 4-sleeper upmarket tree house with an expansive view over the Bell Park Dam to the mountains beyond with a lovely outdoor braai area and fire-pit.
Both bedrooms in Bahati are en-suite with the upstairs having a spa bath as well as a shower and the downstairs room a walk-in shower with a view across the dam. Bahatis living plan is open including the kitchen which leads out onto a full-length patio.
Bahati has no TV.
Bahati Tree Lodge
Unique tree-top venue offering privacy and a magnificent view. Main bedroom en-suite with Jacuzzi and shower. Twin bedroom en-suite with magnificent walk-in shower. Luxuriously fitted out with exquisite Drakensberg views. Beautiful rock pool available.
Sleeps 4 Adults
Cosy,comfortable garden cottage with large main bedroom en-suite. Mezzanine with double and 2 singles. 2nd bathroom. Magnificent mountain views. DSTV. Beautiful rock pool on the premises.
Sleeps 6 Adults
From N3 (Johannesburg) exit at Ladysmith/Bergville offramp. Proceed to Bergville (R616).
Turn left at T-junction onto R74. Proceed to Winterton. Turn right onto R600 (opposite Engen garage). *Proceed 13km to cross roads.
Proceed straight over past Thokozisa. Proceed 5km and turn Right at sign Cayley/Bell Park Dam(D53).
Proceed 2km over bridge and turn Right at sign Cayley(D277).
Proceed 1km over bridge and turn left at sign Cayley(D184).
Proceed 3.5km past Meadowsweet Herb Farm and turn left at sign Treks, Trips & Trails/Bergvlei.
From N3 (Durban) exit at offramp Bergville/Colenso (R74). Proceed left to Winterton.
Turn left onto R600 (opposite Engen garage) and follow directions as from * above.
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