Champagne Valley

About Champagne Valley

The Champagne Valley is the main tourism hub of the Central Drakensberg

The Champagne Valley is situated in the Central Drakensberg Mountains between Cathkin Peak and Champagne Castle.  The Champagne Valley can be reached via the N3  through the towns of Bergville and Winterton. Its by far the most popular family holiday destination in the Drakensberg region so if you head this way plan for busy. The Champagne Valley is ideal for hiking and mountain biking and lots of adventure activities.  It is famous for it being home to the internationally recognised Drakensberg Boys Choir, whose mountain-top performances have awed all who have heard them perform.

Hand picked accommodation in the Champagne Valley

  • Ardmore Guest Farm
  • Little Acres
  • The Nest Hotel
  • Bahati Tree House
  • Drakensberg Sun
  • Dragon Peaks Resort

Champagne Valley Activities

  • Falcon Ridge Bird of Prey Centre.
  • Drakensberg Boys Choir performances on wednesdays at 15h30.
  • Scootours
  • Drakensberg Canopy tours
  • Valley Bakery
  • Quad Biking
  • Hiking

Champagne Valley hiking trails

  • Sterkspruit Falls
  • Blind Mans Corner
  • Breakfast Falls




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Author: Antbear Reservations

Bio: Andrew has been living in the Drakensberg area for nearly 20 years. He has walked nearly every trail himself and recommends daily what his guests that stay his lodge do each day. He certainly is a great person to talk to



So What makes Champagne Valley Special?

The bustling farming town of Winterton forms the gateway to Champagne Valley. ‘The Valley’ draws those seeking relaxation – be it golfing, bird watching, falconry, photography or fly fishing. For the energetically vigorous, hiking, cycling, rock climbing, abseiling, quad biking, river rafting and horse riding beckon. Splendid waterfalls invigorate; clear mountain air and breathtaking vistas elate;


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