Wheelchair friendly

The Drakensberg and Natal Midlands from a wheelchair friendly perspective

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).

Wheelchair friendly accommodation

Cathedral Peak Hotel - 1 - Experience the Drakensberg photo21 Accommodation Cathedral Peak Hotel - Cathedral Peak, Drakensberg, Northern Drakensberg
The hidden gem of the Drakensberg

Fordoun Hotel and Spa - 2 - Experience the Drakensberg fordoun hotel main 21 Accommodation Fordoun Hotel and Spa - Natal Midlands
Discover Fordoun. Escape and indulge in all the Midlands has to offer…

Hartford House - 3 - Experience the Drakensberg establishments682x512 25602455 hartford house 121 Accommodation Hartford House - Natal Midlands
The Home of Good Conversation, Fine Wine and Classic Horses

Antbear Eco Lodge - 4 - Experience the Drakensberg slider mountain view exterior Antbear Eco Lodge - Central Drakensberg, Drakensberg, Giants Castle

Antbear Lodge - 5 - Experience the Drakensberg deck in front of cave Antbear Lodge - Central Drakensberg, Giants Castle, Kamberg, Natal Midlands
We are very honored to be able to serve you. We love our work at Antbear Lodge and are proud of what we have achieved together. Some of us have been here from the very first day. We support each other and because we know that together we are stronger. Whats more we would love to meet you and host you at Antbear Lodge soon

Top tips for visitors to the Drakensberg that are visually impaired or wheelchair bound.

Hiking with a wheelchair

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.

Luxury spa with full wheelchair access

Fordoun Spa and luxury hotel offers more than just the norm. This luxury spa offers wheel chair friendly accommodation and full wheelchair friendly access to the spa facilities.

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