Dragon Peaks Mountain Resort - Champagne Valley

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Dragon Peaks Mountain Resort is nestled in the Champagne Valley, Drakensberg, Kwa-Zulu Natal. Self-Catering and camping. From R170.00 per adult
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Dragon Peaks Mountain Resort is nestled in the Champagne Valley, Drakensberg, Kwa-Zulu Natal. Self-Catering and camping. From R170.00 per adult


Dragon Peaks Mountain Resort is located in the Champagne Valley, Cathkin Park, Drakensberg and is the perfect outdoor retreat for nature lovers, fisherman, hikers and those who are simply in need of relaxation. The resort is ideally situated just 2.5 hours from Durban and 4.5 hours from Johannesburg. 

The resort has a selection of 3 outdoor swimming pools, braai facilities, a children’s playground and an on-site restaurant.

Numerous on-site activities include horse riding (for a variety of levels), hiking, fishing (on a catch and release basis), Scootours (off road scooters), paintballing and abseiling. 

A variety of accommodation options is available at Dragon Peaks – from pet-friendly camping/caravan sites to 2 sleeper self-catering suites and a variety of cottages that can accommodate to 2 – 12 guests. 

The 2 sleeper open-plan Lakeside Suites, each have a private entrance and comprise 1 bedroom with a king-size bed and an en-suite bathroom with a shower. The kitchen is equipped for self-catering and the lounge has a TV with DStv. Lovely dam views can be enjoyed from the balcony with built-in braai facilities. 

The 2 x 2 sleeper thatched cottages have one bedroom with a double bed and open plan lounge, kitchen, dinette and bathroom with shower over the bath. The cottages are situated near the Duck Dam and have wonderful mountain views.    

The 4 sleeper Maluti Log Cabins comprise two bedrooms (double and two singles), kitchen, dinette, lounge, air-conditioning, heater, bathroom (toilet, bath and separate shower). Four log cabins are located at the middle and back of the resort and three overlook the reception dam with mountain views.  


The 4 and 5 sleeper Park Home chalets have two bedrooms (one double bed and two singles) and feature a kitchen, dinette, lounge with air-conditioning and heater as well as a guest toilet. Three of the chalets have both a bunk bed and a single bed in the second bedroom. There are seventeen units in total on three terraces located towards the back of the park, within walking distance to the pool and restaurant.  


There are 3 x 6 sleeper thatched cottages – some have lake and mountain views. Each has three en-suite bedrooms (one double and two twins) with air-conditioning and verandas. The lounges have a fireplace, a dry bar and a kitchenette for self-catering.  In addition is another 91sqm thatched cottage with two bedrooms and a loft (all rooms with single beds) and is situated near the Duck Dam with a mountain view.   


The 7 sleeper Park House thatched cottage is located in the middle and back of the resort, this large cottage allows guests added privacy and the convenience of being close to all the facilities. Comprises a spacious lounge/dining area (with fire place), three en-suite bedrooms (one double, five singles), a kitchen and two car ports. However no mountain views are available. 


The 9 sleeper double story thatched cottage has three and half bedrooms and two bathrooms (master-en-suite). There is one double bed and seven singles, a kitchen and lounge/dinette (with fireplace). The cottage is situated near the duck dam and has beautiful Drakensberg mountain views.  


The spacious 12 sleeper cottage offers 5 bedrooms (three double beds, six single beds) with mountain views. There are three bathrooms, a lounge with fireplace, kitchen and dining room. This cottage also has a car port.  


Campers and outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the shaded camping and caravan sites, many that offer commanding mountain views. Campsite facilities include a brick braai, TV connection (1,2,3,e & video channel), electrical points and 3 ablution facilities. Those who would prefer to bring along their furry four-legged friends are welcome to – granted they don’t chase the poultry and livestock!

For those days and nights when cooking isn’t on the agenda - enjoy a meal or a drink at the Dragon's Restaurant and Pub. The Oaks Superette is available on the premises and has a wide variety of products. 




Caravan and Campsites (maximum 8 guests per site)

From R170.00 per adult per night


4-5 Sleeper Park Homes

From R335.00 per adult per night 


4 Sleeper Maluti Log Cabins

From R520.00 per adult per night


2 Sleeper Lakeside Suites

From R685.00 per adult per night


2, 6, 7, 9 and 12 Sleeper Thatched Cottages

From R520.00 per adult per night


Children Rates

Half price for children (3 – 15 years old)

Children over 15 years old pay the full adult rate



Fully Equipped Kitchenettes/Kitchens

Dining Area


Outdoor Lapa 


Dining Area

Mountain and Lake Views



Kayak and Canoe rental



Horse Riding


Fishing (bring own fishing equipment)




Giant Swing 



Dogs are permitted on caravan and camping sites only (under strict control and are not to chase poultry and other livestock) A maximum of 2 dogs per site are allowed.

Specific details

Area Activities: 4x4 Trails, Bar, Bird Watching, Fishing, Golf, Hiking Trails, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Quad Bikes, Restaurant, Running Trails, Shopping / Markets, Spa
Facilities: Air Conditioning, Fans, Conference facilities, DSTV, Fire Place, Pet Friendly, Television, Wedding Facilities, Housekeeping, Wi-Fi, Restaurant, Bar, Swimming Pool, Braai facilities, Linen, Towels
Star Grading: Not Rated
Accommodation Type Bed & Breakfast, Boutique Hotel, Camp Site, Caravan Park, Chalet, Holiday Resort, Self-Catering, Conference Venue


Drakensberg, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
R600 Cathkin Road, Champagne Valley, Cathkin Park, 3331