Guest Rating: 
 4 Reviews
Come and sample the peace of paradise in the total seclusion of your own exclusive bush camp, situated on the banks of the Tugela river, in the Bergville district of Kwa Zulu Natal.

Two chalets, sleeping 4 in each.
We are rustic, no TV to spoil the tranquility !!
Communal ablutions, a communal lapha [kitchen / lounge / socializing area] with a large deck overlooking the river.

Tugela rapids is fully equipped and serviced daily. There are indoor and outdoor braai facilities.

We have Solar lighting, and gas heating for cooking and water, there is a gas fridge with deep freeze space.

Please bring your own:
Food, drinks, towels, mountain bikes,torch, binoculars, bird books, charcoal, fishing tackle and canoes.

Things to do
Tugela Rapids is a retreat for adventurous people who are 4X4 enthusiasts, birders, hikers, folk who enjoy river activities [tubing, canoeing, fishing, river swimming] picnicking and mountain biking.

There are "iron age ruins" on the farm, these have been declared a national monument.

Added attractions/activities nearby include:
- uKhahlamba World Heritage site
- Northern Berg resorts
- Battlefields
- Tugela Vaal hydro electric water scheme
- Spioenkop Dam reserve for game viewing
- 4 golf courses in area.
R330.00 per unit, Max: 1

  • Tugela Rapids Self Catering Chalets
  • Tugela Rapids Self Catering Chalets
  • Tugela Rapids Self Catering Chalets
  • Tugela Rapids Self Catering Chalets
  • Tugela Rapids Self Catering Chalets

Facilities & Services:

  • Pets
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Team Building
  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Afrikaans
  • English


There are 2 bedrooms, sleeping 2 'down' and 2 'up' loft style, semi open.
sleep 8 in total, comfortably. Mattresses on floor for extra 2 can be arranged.

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Tugela Rapids Self Catering Chalets Guest Reviews

Average Guest Rating: 
  4.0 out of 5 based on 4 reviews.

This is a beautiful getaway, the owners are friendly and accommodating, the staff were very good. We had a lovely time and will definitely be coming back. Its nice to find a little gem close to home. I would recommend Tugela Rapids to anyone wanting to getaway from from it all.
 Reviewed by Guy Coad over a year ago

This place is a real treasure, and we all absolutely love it. When they have sorted out the drainage of the road so that it is easier to drive on in the rain, I will gladly rate it excellent! Roz and Trevor are great - happily pulled us out of the mud with a tractor.
 Reviewed by Sheila Drew over a year ago

We really enjoyed our stay and plan to spend a longer period. If you are looking for peace and quiet, Tugela Rapids has it all.
 Reviewed by Ray Brown over a year ago

Nature and environment very good. Some small maintenance could be done i.e. hot water in bathroom. Bedroom and kitchen - very good.
 Reviewed by Corne Brink over a year ago

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