Located in the Maloti Drakensberg Transfrontier Conservation Area, Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge overlooks the Drakensberg's Sentinel Peak and Amphitheater. At 7,500 feet above sea level, this lodge is the highest in the Northern Drakensberg.

Witsieshoek offers bungalow accommodations with bathrooms.

There is a central restaurant which provides breakfast for visitors. Lunch and dinner are offered on an a la Carte basis, and a pub is open to all guests.

Activities in the area include hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking and bird watching. Golden Gate Highlands National Park is 37 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 17, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, American

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 king bed
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Can you organise guides for the Amphitheatre Trail hike? We’d like to do it across two days and camp on the middle
    Morning. Yes we can arrange for a guide for an overnight.
    Answered on 6 February 2020
  • Plan on several day hikes and stay at your property. I'm an international visitor and try and avoid car rental. There are frequent bus runs Durban t..
    There are busses that run from Durban to Harrismith and we will collect you there. The cost to collect and return you there is R800.00.
    Answered on 8 December 2022
  • how much is the transfer to the sentinel car park, from that point, what is the distance of the hike to view to Falls
    Hi the transfer fee to the car park is R160.00 per person there and back. From the car park to the bottom of the chain ladders are 4.3 km it takes yo..
    Answered on 26 March 2021
  • Hi can one do the Sentinel hike/chain ladder hike in a day. how long does it take? Also how would you rate the hike up? can a beginner do it?
    Yes you can, it takes about 6 hours depending on fitness level. Yes beginners can hike the Sentinel, R95/p
    Answered on 15 November 2021
  • Do you have braai fercitilies in the rooms?
    Hi You can ask the reception for a braai stand and you can braai outside the unit. Jan
    Answered on 25 September 2021
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • Vulture Restaurant
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
Amenities of Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge
Great facilities! Review score, 8
Most popular amenities
Non-smoking rooms
Free parking
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Electric kettle
  • Hiking
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and charges apply.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    • Heating
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM


    From 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.


    The entrance to the property is closed between 10:00 PM and 4:00 AM

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Cash Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    FAQs about Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge

    • Yes, Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking

    • Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge is 11.2 miles from the center of Phuthaditjhaba.

    • The prices at Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Check-in at Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Room options at Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge include:

      • Double
      • Chalet

    • Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge has 1 restaurant:

      • Vulture Restaurant

    • Guests staying at Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish
      • American