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uKHAHLAMBA DRAKENSBERG PARK - INJISUTHI Injisuthi is in the northern section of the Giant's Castle area of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park. This hutted camp is cradled between the Injisuthi and Cowl Fork rivers at the head of the Injisuthi Valley. It is surrounded by magnificent scenery and is dominated by Cathkin Peak, Monk's Cowl and Champagne Castle.
Visitors may undertake many interesting walks into the Mdedelo Wilderness Area, as well as a guided walk to the Battle Cave, famous for its bushman rock art. Several kilometres of trout waters provide an excellent opportunity for flyfishing. The hutted camp consists of fifteen 4-bedded cabins. They are fully equipped, self-contained units with two bedrooms.
Electricity is available between 17:30 and 22:00 only. There are no plug points in the chalets. All units have a fireplace for cold winter nights. Each unit also has its own barbecue facilities. Charcoal and wood are sold at the curio shop. Four caves, the Lower Injisuthi Cave, Upper Injisuthi Cave, Marble Baths cave and Grindstone Cave are ideal overnight stops for hikers.
‘Due to the poor state of the last 2-3km of the dirt road within the Park, EKZN Wildlife strongly recommend that only off road type vehicles with a high ground clearance are used to access the resort. Please be aware that the tar road to Injisuthi after the turn off from the Loskop road is very badly potholed and must be driven with caution.’
The resort has fifteen four-bedded fully self-contained cabins each consisting of 2 bedrooms, a lounge/dining-room, bathroom, toilet and kitchenette with a refrigerator and stove available. Linen is providedVisitors are required to do their own cooking and washing up. Electricity is available between 17:30 - 22:00 only and there are no plug points available. There is also one eight-bed fully self-contained cabin with a barbeque facility, linen provided. There are also three two-bedded safari-tents; Rustic Self-catering. There is also a communal TV room and coffee shop available.
Rates Include:Accommodation, Community levy, emergency rescue levy and 15% VAT.
Rates Exclude:Meals, Optional extras
Gate Opening and Closing Times: Summer (October to March ) 05:00 to 19:00Winter (April to September ) 06:00 to 18:00Office Hours: The office is open from 08:00 to12:30 and from 14:00 to 16:30Distance from Gate to Camp: 5 kilometresCheck Out Time: 10:00 Check In Time: 14:00 Shop: Curios and limited supplies.Special Precautions: The weather is subject to change at short notice and can become very cold. Hikers are advised to ensure that they are well equipped and that they fill in the Mountain Rescue Register.Facilities for people with disabilities: None
The nearest town, which has a full range of services is Estcourt, which is 60 kilometres away.Pets are not permitted into the reserve.