Giant’s Castle Reserve

Historic Giant’s Castle Game Reserve, home of the eland and the majestic bearded vulture, lies in the Central Berg region of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, a World Heritage Site. Giant’s Castle camp is situated on a grassy plateau among the deep valleys running down from the face of the High Drakensberg, offering glorious views for hikers and mountain climbers.
Superb rock art is high among its special attractions. The renowned vulture restaurant is open in winter for visitors to watch bearded vultures and other endangered species feeding.Visit the Main Caves Museum for fascinating insight into the past lifestyle of the San people.

GIANT`S CASTLE CAMP

Giant’s Castle Game Reserve in the central region of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park takes its name from the silhouette of the peaks and escarpment that resemble the profile of a sleeping giant. Wild flowers of the Drakensberg is the design theme of Giant’s Castle Camp and Rock Lodge and original botanical paintings feature in all the chalets and lodge buildings.

The camp has 37 two-bed-chalets with en-suite facilities, a lounge/dining area and fully appointed kitchens; 3 four-bed chalets with two bedrooms, a bathroom, a lounge/dining area and a fully equipped kitchen; and 3 six-bed chalets featuring three bedrooms, one bathroom(seperate toilet), a lounge/dining area and a fully appointed kitchen. Unit number 8, known as “Bride’s Bush” has a double bed, a very private setting with a lovely view of the mountains which makes it an ideal honeymoon suite. All units are equiped with satellite TV.  Rock Lodge is now a mini conference centre as well as a wedding venue. Run in partnership with KZN Wildlife it makes a wonderful addition to the peace and tranquility of the wildflower garden that is Giant`s Camp. A perfect place to get rid of your stress and recharge your batteries.

Izimbali restaurant and bar provides guests with the option of fully catered meals in its warm and relaxed atmosphere.
A vulture hide allows unique birding in winter inclusively from May to September and the Main Caves Museum gives an insight into the past life of the San People.

Accommodation Type

  • Bed & Breakfast: No 
  • Self Catering: Yes 
  • Hotel: No 
  • Guest House: No 
  • Camping: No 
  • Game / Nature Lodge: No 

Main Attractions

  • Wedding Venue: Yes 
  • Conference Facilities: Yes 
  • Spa & Health: No 

Activity Type

  • Fishing: No 
  • Horse Riding: No 
  • Wine & Food Tasting: No 
  • Tour Guides / Tours: Yes 
  • Arts & Crafts: No 
  • Restaurant: No 
  • Sport: No 
  • Hiking: Yes 
  • Game & Bird Viewing: No 
  • Stock Sales: No 
  • Stud / Livery: No 
  • Reservations: No 
  • Rock Art: Yes 

Other

Features

Accreditations

TGCSA 3 Star

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