Bergville is a small town situated in the foothills of the Drakensberg mountains. It was established as Bergville Mountain Village in 1897 and is now the commercial centre for a 2,500 km² dairy and cattle ranching area.
Bergville is also known as the gateway to the Northern Drakensberg holiday resorts. It lies on the scenic Route R74, this route takes you via the Oliviershoek Pass, traditionally used to access the Drakensberg, from Johannesburg.
Bergville is easiest reached from Durban by turning off the N3 after Estcourt, joining the R74 through Winterton towards the mountain.
The Spioenkop Dam offers many activities for guests to enjoy. Paddling, fishing, sailing, hiking, superb mountain biking or simply picnicking in the shadows of the willow trees is a great way to spend your day.
The Spioenkop Nature Reserve boasting white rhino, giraffe, zebra, kudu, eland and a vast number of smaller antelope.
Half an hours drive enables you to a choice of golf, white water rafting, abseiling or spectacular berg hiking.
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