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Nestled in the peaceful Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal you will find "Ihophe Cottage" - Turtle Dove Cottage.  The double storey thatched cottage boasts unrestricted views of Champagne Castle, Dragons Back, Cathkin Peak and Sterkhorn, second to none.

The cottage sleeps 6 persons in three double rooms, 2 with queen size beds and one with double bed.    The kitchen is well equipped including a microwave oven The comfortable lounge has a TV - please bring your own 'smartrcard' for DSTV. There is an outside braai  for those summer evenings or wintery afternoons.

Lovely hikes are on the property, Bushmen paintings caves are not far away or major hikes into the high berg starting from close by Monks Cowl Parks Board Station. A falconry farm is close by with regular displays and trout fishing at the Bell Park Dam.

Several good Restaurants are in the valley as well as a number of interesting curio shops among other things candle-making and rug weaving.  Helicopter flights are also available. An 18 hole golf course is situated at the Sport & Racket Hotel.

The world famous Drakensberg Boys' Choir is a stones throw away.  Regular concerts are held each Wednesday evening in the School Auditorium during term. Enjoy the complete peace of the moody mountains, the brilliant starry skies at night, wonderful bird life, summer storms and winter snows.

Why not pay a visit to this beautiful World Heritage Site - The Drakensberg,  a holiday memory to savour all your life


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