A variety of recreational activities are available on the resort. Play golf with the beautiful mountains as your backdrop on the magnificent 18 hole competition status golf course at the Drakensberg Gardens Resort or take part in a myriad of other sports and activities on offer such as tennis, bowls, putt-putt, volleyball, badminton, walks, hiking, pitch and putt, horse riding and squash.
For the kids there is their very own 'Discovery Park' where children can get to know nature's creatures in a mini farmyard with birds and rabbits. From the Drakensberg Gardens Hotel you can also take horse riding hikes through the mountains or take a day trip by 4X4 vehicle up Sani Pass to meet the people of the Basuto land or have a drink in the highest pub in Africa.
There is something for everyone to enjoy in the mountains of the Southern Drakensberg, only two and a half hours from Durban.
Trips to Sani Pass, which climbs to an altitude of 2874 metres to visit the highest pub in Africa in a 4x4, can easily be arranged as a day visit. The dramatic 4x4 trip climbs 1330 metres in a mere six and a half kilometres. Named after the San people. Passports are required for trips to Sani Pass.
There is the Yellow Wood Church a historical landmark in Bulwer en route to Drakensberg Gardens built over a century ago. Pucketty Farm, an honesty-system farm shop with delights and delicacies to purchase.
Only 34km away – it has taverns, shops, banks, garages and restaurants, Sani Saunter, Duck Dolittle and Iris Farm.