South Africa is one of the best destinations on the continent for travelers with disabilities and the Drakensberg Mountains and Natal Midlands are no exception. With an ever-expanding network of facilities catering to those who are mobility or visually impaired, the Drakensberg is slowly becoming the wheelchair friendliest destination in South Africa.
Several gardens and nature reserves have Braille trails for the visually impaired.
Boardwalks for wheelchair access are found at many parks and attractions, and some can organise activities for travellers with disabilities.
A selection of wheelchair friendly accommodation in Drakensberg, South Africa. Hotels, guest houses, bed & breakfasts and self catering establishments which have been equipped for wheelchair-bound holidaymakers (as claimed by the establishments).
The 4 km Mooi River Trail is a tranquil amble past willows and eucalyptus trees along the banks of the Mooi River, including a 1.5 km section accessible to wheelchairs.
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