Giants Castle

Giants Castle Hiking Trail

Giants Castle Hiking Trail

Giants Castle Game Reserve is located in the Central Drakensberg. Giants Castle is home to  the rare bearded vulture. Giants Castle camp is positioned on a plateau overlooking the deep valleys running down from the face of the Drakensberg Escarpment. Giants Castle provides fantastic views for walkers, ramblers, hikers and enthusiastic mountain climbers. Giants Castle’s superb rock art is one of its many unique attractions. The popular vulture restaurant is open during winter for anyone wishing to observe the rare bearded vulture and other endangered species feeding. A visit to the Main Caves Museum at Giants Castle for an intriguing view of the past way of life of the San people is highly recommended. The main Cave are open every hour on the hour between 9am and 3pm and you need to buy an entrance ticket at the Giants Castle Main Camp before walking to the caves.

There are a number of spectacular hiking trails at Giants Castle. Overnight hiking is also possible where you can overnight in caves or huts. Giants Castle has four mountain huts, three of which are situated just below the main escarpment. They sleep eight and provide opportunities to climb up various passes onto the top of the Drakensberg range. The fourth mountain hut is situated lower down on a ridge overlooking meander valley and sleeps four people.

Giants Castle accommodation

Bed and Breakfasts in the Giants Castle Region

Self Catering cottages in the Giants Castle Region

Giants Castle Lodges

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