Champagne Castle Hotel is a 4-star hotel situated within a World Heritage Site – the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park and is considered to hold one of the finest locations in the entire Drakensberg range. This reinforces the slogan ‘Sense of Place’. An ideal place for your Conference Venue.
For visual impact, recreational variety and luxurious splendour, Champagne Castle Hotel is pretty close to being an ultimate experience. Your stay will be characterised by the proximity you gain to the most dramatic and immediate views of the Drakensberg Escarpment and the ‘Barrier of Spears’, the magnificent amphitheatre of the Little Berg.
Whether you walk or hike, trout fish or horse ride, play golf or tennis, swim or bowl, everything here has been configured to embrace this unparalleled setting.
General activities available on our premises available to residents:
We have a beautiful spa offering a high individualised selection of treatments to help restore your body’s natural balance and soothe away stress. Book early to avoid disappointment.
Horse Riding & Pony Rides
Daily rides for all levels. Champagne Sundowner rides. Pony rides for children.
Animals for children to touch and hold but fun for all! Billy boats, rabbits, lambs, etc.
We have aviaries with a wide variety of birds including parrots. Corrie is our resident blue-fronted Amazon at Reception who loves to talk and inter-act with people, especially children!
For the keen fisherman or novice. We have three well-stocked dams . Permits are available from our shop per rod per day. Guests can bring their own rods or hire one from the shop. Bag limit of 2 fish per rod per day. Strictly fly-fishing only. Our chef will gladly prepare any trout caught for your dinner should you be staying in our hotel rooms.
Tennis Court/ Bowls/ Volleyball/ Badminton/ Croquet/ Rounders
Equipment available at Reception.
An equipment deposit is charged to your room for the bats. The balls need to be purchased.
Tennis balls: R25 each
Shuttlecock: R25 each
Bowls available from Reception.
We have table tennis, a pool table and a soccer table. An equipment deposit is charged to your room for the bats and pool cues. No charge for the 1st hour. R15 per hour thereafter. The balls for table tennis need to be purchased @ R5 each. Please note that only over 16’s are allowed to play pool.
These are available from Reception. An equipment deposit is charged to your room. No charge for the first 2 hours. R15 per hour thereafter.
There is a dart board in the Bar (strictly no under 18’s). The darts are available from the Barman.
This is situated in the garden near the swimming pool.
Swimming towels are provided on each lounger (weather permitting).
Big 5 Hikes
These are undertaken by the hotel only during the winter months and need to be booked one month prior to departure. Enquire about our Big 5 Hiking programme. Minimum number of people required. Alternatively, contact Buffalo Guides on 082-216 9974 or 072-538 1331. View Big 5 Information
Obtain a map and further information from Reception. Please ensure you allow enough time to complete the walk prior to sunset. Please sign the walking register at Reception.