Eagle’s Rock Mountain Retreat

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Eagle's Rock Mountain Retreat is a Self-Catering Getaway in the Southern Drakensberg. Cottages from R200.00 per person sharing per night


Eagle's Rock Mountain Retreat is a Self-Catering Getaway in the Southern Drakensberg. Cottages from R200.00 per person sharing per night

Eagle’s Rock Mountain Retreat is a Self-Catering and Bed & Breakfast Getaway in the Southern Drakensberg, near Underberg and Himeville – a premier trout fishing destination.

Situated on a mountain plateau overlooking the Umzimkulu River, farmlands and with the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains as the backdrop, Eagle’s Rock is owner managed ensuring you receive the warmest of welcomes and personalised hospitality.

The seven cottages which comprise Eagle’s Rock are fully equipped for self-catering with stove, microwave, fridge, crockery, cutlery and bedding.  Each cottage has a private braai (barbeque) area and all units have satellite dishes (guests required to bring own decoder, smart card and remote).

Jackal Buzzard Cottage is a 4 sleeper unit with a small bedroom downstairs with a double bed. Fairly steep steps (not for the infirm) lead to a large bedroom upstairs which also has a double bed and a lovely view. Downstairs there is a full bathroom with bath, shower, toilet and basin. The living room has a Jetmaster log fireplace and is open plan to the kitchen with a small breakfast nook/dining area. The living area opens up onto a covered patio.

Sparrowhawk Cottage is a 3 bedroom chalet.  The main bedroom has a bathroom en suite. The other 2 bedrooms have 2 single beds and share a small bathroom with a shower. There is a well equipped kitchen and a large living area with a log fireplace and dining-room area. Double doors open up onto a covered patio with views across the valley and down to the trout dams.

Lammergeier Cottage is a beautiful hand crafted log cabin with magnificent 360 degree views. This 12 sleeper cottage has 2 bedrooms and two upstairs loft rooms.  Downstairs there are 2 bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with 2 single beds. There is one full bathroom and another separate toilet. The large living and dining area has a log fireplace and is open plan into the well equipped kitchen. Double doors open up onto a wooden deck. Upstairs there is a large open plan loft with 6 single beds and above this is another small loft with 2 mattresses on the floor for which linen is not supplied.

Falcon is a cosy cottage which can accommodate 2 adults and 1 child.  The cottage comprises a large open plan room with a double-bed and sleeper couch.  It has an en-suite bathroom with shower. There are two easy chairs facing a large window through which one can see “forever”. A log fire will keep you warm during the cold winter nights. The custom built kitchen is fully equipped. A side door opens onto a covered patio and braai area, with magnificent views.

Kestrel is a cosy one bedroom cottage with double bed. This 2 sleeper cottage has a full en suite bathroom.  The large living area includes a fully kitted kitchen with breakfast nook at one end - easy chairs, a single bed and log fireplace at the other. The door opens onto a small wooden deck and braai area with magnificent views

Fish Eagle chalet has 3 bedrooms suitable for 6 adults and 2 children.  Bedroom One consists of a double bed with an en – suite shower. The sitting room leads into the kitchen which has an enclosed balcony with lovely views down towards the Umzimkulu River and farmlands -ideal for early morning breakfasts. Bedroom Two (Open Plan) consist of double bed and two single beds with an en-suite bathroom.  An upstairs loft is accessible by means of a steep ladder from this room – ideally situated for kids with two single beds.

Eyrie is a cosy self-contained flatlet ideally suited to 1 or 2 guests. It has a double bed and a small living area with a wall heater. The en-suite bathroom has a shower and the kitchen is equipped with a microwave, a two plate stove with an oven, fridge, pots, pans and crockery.

Enjoy the tranquillity of the privately owned 25 acres of farmland with pure spring water and lovely views. Wander through the pine forest, scramble over the koppies or fly fish in our well stocked trout dam.


Rates are as advised by Eagle’s Rock Mountain Retreat

There are no additional costs when booking accommodation with Up And Go

Rates are subject to change without notice

From ZAR200.00 per person per night sharing


Satellite dishes (guests required to bring own decoder, smart card and remote)


Braai/Barbeque facilities per cottage

Country Breakfast be prior arrangement

Pure Spring Water on farm

Picnics at Dam (on site)


Fly/Trout Fishing


Walks and Hikes


River Tubing

Horse Riding




Mountain Biking

Trips up Sani Pass (passports required for cross-border into Lesotho)

Arts & Crafts

Rock Art Excursion

Restaurants and Pubs


3 Star Graded (TGCSA)

Guests required to bring own decoder, smart card and remote

There is good cell phone coverage


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Specific details

Area Activities: Bar, Bird Watching, Fishing, Golf, Hiking Trails, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Restaurant, Shopping / Markets, Tennis, Arts & Crafts
Facilities: DSTV, Fire Place, Television
Star Grading: 3
Accommodation Type Bed & Breakfast, Self-Catering


Drakensberg, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
Drakensberg Gardens Road, Underberg, Southern Drakensberg, KwaZulu Nata