Cathedral Peak

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Postal Address

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Cathedral Peak is situated in the northern Drakensberg, 200km north west of Pietermaritzburg. It borders on the upper Thukela area in the north and east, Lesotho in the west and Monk's Cowl in the south. This section of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park is 32 000ha in extent. Like the rest of the park, it is important for water production and the conservation of biodiversity.

Getting There

From Pietermaritzburg: i.e. the south-east:- pass Estcourt on the right of the n3 freeway; take the Winterton/Colenso off-ramp; head for Winterton (22km); in Winterton, opposite the Engen petrol station, turn left over the railway line; follow the 'Cathedral Peak' signs. From Harrismith/Ladysmith: i.e the north-west:- follow the road signs to Bergville; pass Bergville; turn right, 1km beyond Bergville, and follow the Cathedral Peak signs. The control gate is located 3km beyond the Mhlwazini store.