Nestled in the unspoiled surroundings of the Drakensberg mountain range (a World Heritage Site) lies Cathedral Peak Hotel, one of South Africa’s premier resort hotels. Whether your aim is a relaxed family holiday, conference, a romantic mountain getaway or outdoor adventure, the hospitable staff and management look forward to welcoming all guests to an unforgettable Drakensberg experience.
Cathedral Peak Hotel guests enjoy free daily guided hikes (including walks to Bushman paintings and beautiful waterfalls). There are a choice of 18 different walks and hikes, ranging from gentle river-side ambles suitable for the whole family to the challenging hike and climb to the summit of Cathedral Peak itself. Bird-spotting enthusiasts can tick off some of the 121 resident species recorded. In addition there is archery, horse and pony rides, mountain bike trails, a marked jogging route, Tennis, squash, bowls, outdoor chess, beach volleyball, badminton, floodlit mini-adventure golf, a 10m climbing tower, heated & cold outdoor swimming pools and, fly fishing, Quad & mountain bike riding, Archery and helicopter sightseeing flights are available nearby.
Discover Mountain Bike Heaven
Challenge yourself in this mountain biking paradise. Mike’s Pass and the mountain loop at 2000m ASL, offers some challenging riding taking you to the top of the Little Berg with breath-taking views of the main mountain range. Ride or drive up to the Arendsig car park from where you can enjoy 25kms of mountain bike trails on gravel road and Management 4×4 tracks. Alternatively, park at Didima camp and ride your bike up or begin from the bottom of Mike’s Pass to add on an extra 8 km. If riding down Mike’s Pass be extremely cautious as this road is used by vehicles and a speed limit of 40km/hr is set.
Further afield take on the legendary climb to the top of Sani Pass.
For an easier ride, you can cycle through the plantations surrounding the Cathedral Peak Hotel or ride the Hotel’s very own 20km single mountain bike trail.