Dragon Peaks Mountain Resort is situated in the beautiful Champagne Valley, in the heart of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains in KwaZulu-Natal. Their 405ha (1 000 acre) wilderness estate borders the uKhahlamba World Heritage Site and is the perfect venue for nature lovers, bird-watchers and mountaineers alike.
Located two and a half hours from Durban and three and a half hours from Johannesburg, Dragon Peaks is ideal for family holidays, weekend getaways, weddings and conferences.
Dragon Peaks offer a variety of accommodation to suit all tastes, including self-catering thatched cottages, park homes, backpackers and an electrified caravan camping site.
The conference facilities are tailored for medium to small corporate groups. There are two dedicated conference rooms, one with a capacity for 100 delegates and the other for 25.
The rooms are equipped with an overhead projector, VCR and a large-screen television, whiteboard, flipchart, wall-to-wall carpets, padded chairs and air-conditioning. Tea and coffee breaks with snacks can be arranged. Teambuilding activities can be arranged through the reception.
Picturesque mountains frame the lake wedding venue, comfortably seating 120 guests with fine dining and impeccable service.
Paddock House – Luxury nine-sleeper:
Situated inside the horse paddock with a magnificent mountain view and private bass dam. This unit has four en suite bedrooms, a lounge with a fireplace, underfloor heating, air-conditioning, kitchen and dining room.
Park House – Luxury seven-sleeper:
Park House is a private thatched cottage with three en suite bedrooms, a lounge with a fireplace, dining room, underfloor heating, air-conditioning and a kitchen.
The thatch cottages sleep two, six or eight and all have kitchenette/dinette, underfloor heating, air-conditioning and mountain views.
Maluti Log Cabins – Luxury four-sleepers:
Log cabins with a veranda, two bedrooms with a double bed or two single beds. They also have a kitchen/dinette/lounge, air-conditioning, and a bathroom with shower, bath and toilet.
Drakensbergs – Four- and five-sleepers:
Park homes with a veranda, two bedrooms with double bed and two singles, kitchen/dinette/lounge, air-con, heater, bathroom with bath/hand shower and toilet.
Plettenbergs – Four-sleepers:
Park homes with a veranda, two bedrooms with a double bed and two singles. Kitchen/dinette/lounge, bathroom with a shower and toilet.
Mountain Base – Group facility:
The mountain base is ideal for larger groups as it offers 22-bed cabins and three dormitories sleeping 123 people. There are 14 toilets, 14 showers, a bar, two dining rooms and an equipped kitchen.
Caravan and Camping Sites – Maximum eight people per site:
The camping area has grass, slab and shaded sites with brick braais (barbeques), television connections and electrical points. The 140 sites are served by three modern ablution blocks.
Activities in the resort:
- Bass fishing;
- Games room;
- Horse riding;
- Mountain bike trails;
- Swimming pools;
- Tennis courts;
- Television lounge;
- Volley ball; and
- In-season entertainment.
Activities in the area:
- Quad biking;
- White water rafting;
- Raptor shows;
- Group activities;
- Jet skiing;
- Mountain climbing;
- Drakensberg Boys’ Choir; and
- Clay pigeon shooting.
Owned by Neil and Francis Lanham, The Oaks stocks all the daily necessities for camping and self-catering.