Injisuthi lies in the central part of the Maloti-Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site, cradled between the Injisuthi and Cowl Fork Rivers at the head of the Injisuthi Valley, the resort is surrounded by spectacular scenery dominated by Cathkin Peak, Monks Cowl and Champagne Valley.
This spectacular mountain landscape contains many rock shelters containing the largest and most concentrated group of San rock art in Africa south of the Sahara. The paintings depict aspects of the everyday and spiritual life of these vanished people.
Injisuthi is the starting point of several extensive hiking trails leading across the mountain’s northwards to Cathedral Peak and south to Giant’s Castle.
Fully equipped with a lounge/dining room, two bedrooms, kitchen, and bathroom.
A dormitory room with eight beds and a living area, with a separate bathroom.
Each tent is situated on a wooden platform within the campsite area. Visitors must bring their own linen, bedding cutlery and crockery.
Accommodates a total of 120 people in 20 sites. No caravans are allowed. The central ablution block has hot and cold water.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Guided walks to the Battle Cave, famous for its San Rock art, are booked in advance and are limited to a minimum of four and a maximum of 20 people.
- Please contact +27 (0)73 353 1459, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or or +27 (0)82 216 9974, email: email@example.com
- Day hikes and walks consist of routes that are graded from easy to difficult. Some of them have gloriously refreshing rock pools to swim in leaving you feeling completely rejuvenated.
- The weather can change suddenly and become very cold so hikers are advised to be well equipped. It is strongly recommended to hike in parties of four or more.
- Please note: The Mountain Rescue Register must to be completed before you begin your hike. Make sure you sign out again when you return.
- There are several kilometres of trout waters for fishing.
- Trout anglers are required to pay a daily rod fee, which can be paid at the reception office.
- Please note that only recognised trout fishing tackle and techniques are permitted.
- Fishing is available all year round.
- Summer (1 October - 31 March) 05:00-19:00; Fridays 05:00-20:00
- Winter (1 April - 30 September) 06:00-18:00; Fridays 06:00-19:00
- It is essential to obtain an exit permit from the reception office before your departure.
- No pets of any kind are permitted in the reserve.
- No fires are allowed.
- Hikers must also please remember that only official overnight camp stops may be used.
- No petrol or oil is available.
- No wood may be collected in the park. Charcoal and wood are sold at the curio shop.
- Limited basic groceries are available at the reception office.
- No generators are permitted in the campsites.
- Motorcycles may only be used as transport to and from the park or within the camp area.