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The major portion of the 200-kilometer-long mountain range named the...

The major portion of the 200-kilometer-long mountain range named the "Barrier of Spears" lies in the kingdom of KwaZulu-Natal.

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If you like your mountain views, here is the place for you. Some awesome views, highly recommend you take a look yourself.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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540 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like your mountain views, here is the place for you. Some awesome views, highly recommend you take a look yourself.

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Cullinan, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot get enough of these mountains! They keep on mesmerizing me changing continuously as the weather changes! There are so much to do from sanctuary visits to water sports, from arts and crafts to food founds! I will keep on visiting this area which stretches over a large area

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Thank Karen J
Harare, Zimbabwe
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313 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

These beautiful mountains never disappoint, each time we come we see something completely different. The last time we were enveloped in clouds which made it feel as though we were on top of the world.

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Hillcrest, South Africa
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87 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Have traveled the Southern, Central and Northern Berg areas extensively and have not been disappointed. One just needs to be aware that when hiking in the mountains distances can be deceptive. One always needs water, some nutritious items to snack on as well as a light waterproof jacket, as the wind can come up quickly and storms are common. The... More 

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Kansas City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 days in these mountains and saw some amazing panoramas. Each day is so different than the last with the fluctuating weather. There were also many beautiful birds. Many activities are available including hot air balloons, hiking and mountain biking.

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This range of Mountains creates the backdrop of one of South Africas most beautiful Landscapes. There set in the Natal Midlands are lots of resort Hotels and Lodges offering many activity and experiances. Very popular with Locals and foreign Visitors. Perfect place to unwind and relax with plenty of choices on how you can spend your days. The mountains and... More 

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Rustenburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Beautiful mountain range, from the amphitheater to the under-berg. Lots to explore and do. Never a dull moment

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Los Angeles
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at two different hotels - the Cavern and Champagne Castle with three young kids and two seniors. We couldn't do many hikes but managed to do a few around the Champagne area. We also got 'lost' and found ourselves at the world heritage site! Looking back, all the pictures seem unreal because of its sheer beauty. It was... More 

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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Just came back from a 3 guided hike of the Drakensberg. Absolutley mind blowing. We never sore anyone for 3 days. Our guide from Soul Aeventures was outstanding. They organised everything

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The Drakensberg runs like a spine through the eastern side of South Africa and is one of its many scenic glories. There is access at the southern, central and northern areas. Beautiful.

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