The Cavern

The Cavern Drakensberg Resort

The Cavern ‘berg resort has been favourite Family holiday destination in the Northern Drakensberg for many years, family owned and managed, this hotel has upheld its standards, maintained it’s ability to host and entertain family with children of different ages and we receive repeat booking from guests we place there year after year!

The Cavern is a holiday resort offering you Drakensberg accommodation in the KwaZulu Natal region. Named after the “Cannibal Cavern”, it is situated on 3000 hectares of private mountain reserve adjacent to the Ampitheatre Royal Natal National Park – a World Heritage Site.

This stunning full board Drakensberg resort has won numerous accolades and awards, giving you sound peace of mind. Superior suites, Superior rooms and standard accommodation are available to guests, all offering spectacular views of the surrounding valleys, forests and mountainside. The Superior accommodation is set away from the resort, in tranquil gardens, giving you magnificent views of the surrounding mountains.


The Cavern is set in a secluded valley beneath the massive sandstone cliffs of the Northern Drakensberg. The thatch accommodation and facilities blend beautifully with the natural surroundings of the area. The Cavern is home to numerous Bushman paintings, 213 species of birds, 150 species of trees and numerous wild animals. As a nature lover, this would be your ideal location.



The Cavern is a Drakensberg holiday resort offering two types of accommodation (Standard and Superior) which have been rated as “Superior” by the Automobile Association (AA) of South Africa.

Superior Suites

With superior finishings and fittings our superior suites are nests of tranquillity, each with its own private fireplace, patio, TV and barfridge.

They have magnificent views of the surrounding mountains with the sounds of waterfalls and streams rushing through indigenous forests.

Superior Accommodation

Our finely appointed Superior accommodation has magnificent views of the surrounding mountains with private patios to soak up the sun, listen to the sounds of forest streams and relax in our mountain wilderness. Superior rooms have a TV and bar fridge.

Standard Accommodation

Our Standard accommodation is set in lush garden landscapes with a vibrant mix of indigenous planting, filled with the sounds of birdlife.

Each room has a patio to soak up the sun and enjoy the mountain splendour.

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