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Oaklands Country Manor

Oaklands Country Manor is located halfway between Johannesburg and Durban – an easy three-hour drive from either King Shaka International Aiport and OR Tambo just 7 kilometres off of the N3 highway.  A small, country hotel off the beaten track, we are a short drive from spectacular battlefields and an ideal stopover on the way to […]

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An Autumn Retreat to the Drakensberg

Summer may be over, but there’s still plenty of time to retreat to the majestic Drakensberg outdoors before the winter chill sets in. Autumn in the Drakensberg The Drakensberg is a stunner all year round, but it’s when autumn rolls in that the countryside really shows off her true colours. Between April and May, the […]

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Race through the Drakensberg in the Safire Berg 100

Cyclists, are you ready to put your peddle to the metal? Or should we say dirt road? The Safire Berg 100 MTB race is back for a 5th spin around the Southern Drakensberg! Date: 19 March 2016 Venue: Nottingham Road Primary Start Time: 07h00 Safire Berg 100 Established in 2011, the Safire Berg 100 is […]

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A Romantic Drakensberg Getaway

This year, Valentine’s Day falls on the weekend. Why not take advantage with a romantic getaway for you and your better half? The Drakensberg is full of dreamy activities… Romance on the Manor Rekindle the romance and spoil your loved one on a romantic trip for two at Oaklands Country Manor. Our Bruce suite features […]

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Summer Birding in the Drakensberg

Birds of a feather flock together…especially when summer sets in in the Drakensberg. If you’re an avid birder, now is a better time than ever to plan a birding holiday at Oaklands. A Birding Paradise There’s no need to gallivant through the KwaZulu-Natal countryside on a wild goose chase to tick off your feathered checklist […]

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Christmas in the Drakensberg 2015

Sing and eat yourself into the Christmas spirit, or have yourself a merry good time in the Drakensberg countryside with Oaklands… Drakensberg Boys Choir While we may not have a “white Christmas” in the Drakensberg, there’s one thing we don’t fall short of – carolling! This is thanks to our pseudo-celebrity singers The Drakensberg boys […]

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Meander on up the Drakensberg Midlands to Oaklands

With spring around the corner, why not savour the last of the Drakensberg winter at Oaklands Country Manor and explore the Midlands Meander on your way? Midlands Meander Tourism Route Set amid the rolling Drakensberg foothills, between Pietermaritzburg and Mooi River, the Midlands Meander is South Africa’s most charming tourism route. Picturesque villages offer visitors […]

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Hot Air Ballooning in the Drakensberg

Cold weather and snow-capped mountains make the perfect conditions for hot air ballooning. And the Drakensberg is the perfect locale for all three… A Warming Hot Air Balloon Ride Staying warm is always top of mind when heading outdoors on a brisk winter’s day. That’s why we rate hot air ballooning is the perfect winter […]

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A 4×4 Holiday in the Drakensberg’s Passes

Spin up some dust and soak in the views from up high! Our Drakensberg passes will give your 4×4 a run for its money, offering up exciting gravel, tar and dirt road adventures for every kind of petrol head. And when you’ve had your spin, stay at Oaklands Country Manor for a spell. Muller’s Pass […]