Hiking in the Drakensberg
Coming up to visit us at Lane? We have some amazing hiking trails in the Drakensberg. Before you set off on your leisurely or strenuous stroll please see below some very important information from The Drakensberg Experience Tourism.
The Drakensberg Experience Tourism would like to strongly recommend that any hiker to the Drakensberg never to hike alone.
Please always fill in the mountain register and notify a third party of your intentional hiking route.
Ensure you have food, water, warm clothes and preferably a cell phone, even when you hike the lower berg.
Always check a detailed weather forecast before embarking on a hike. We have enclosed a list of contact numbers below for the relevant parks in the area should you or anyone else require information about the predicted weather and/or safety with regards to hiking at that particular time of the year.
Thank you very much for your understanding in this regard.We love our mountains and want everyone else to love it too and have the most amazing walks.
Chairperson Drakensberg Experience
If you have any concerns or reservations about your hike, if you need assistance or in the case of an emergency please phone the following numbers.
NORTHERN/ CENTRAL MALOTI-DRAKENSBERG SUB-REGION CONTACT DETAILS
ROYAL NATAL (206601)
OIC – Stephen Richert
036 438 6412 (telephone)
082 459 0279
CATHEDRAL PEAK (205801)
OIC – Elesta Hadebe
036-4881 880 (telephone/fax)
084 777 0877
MONKS COWL (206201)
OIC – Mark Robertson
INJISUTHI CAMP (208201)
Resort Manager – Dennis Miya
036 431 9000
036 431 9001 (fax)
072 420 6981
GIANTS CASTLE (207401)
OiC – Ntombenhle Mthethwa
036 353 3727
071 570 1816
IN THE EVENT OF A MOUNTAIN RESCUE EMERGENCY PLEASE REPORT THE PROBLEM TO:
Emergency Medical Rescue Service
0800 0051 33