Sani Pass & Lesotho Tours
The Tour Will Reveal The History Of The Pass, Geology Of The Mountains, Flora & Fauna, And A Unique Experience With The Basotho People
Major Adventures operate Sani Pass Day Tours and Lesotho overland tours and we are the leading tour operator on the Sani Pass. We pride ourselves on providing an efficient and personalized service. We are passionate about the Sani Pass and Lesotho and have an extensive knowledge of the region.
Whether you are a large or small group, a family, a couple or an individual we will do everything in our power to ensure you a memorable experience that you will never forget.
We believe that our accredited guides are the backbone of our business and we take pride in the fact that they are friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic, better guides are hard to find. We are small enough to care, pay attention to detail and provide a personal experience. Matching the correct guide to the client profile is just one of them
Warm clothing, sunscreen, binoculars, cameras
Duration: Approx. 6-7 hours Depart: 9:00 am – 9:30 am From: Major Adventures Office Underberg Hotel Main Street, Underberg In some instances we may be able to pick you up at your Bed & Breakfast or Hotel Tour Highlights: World Heritage Site Highest Pass in South Africa Spectacular Views Kingdom of Lesotho Living Basotho Village Highest Pub in Africa 4×4 Experience Sani Mountain Lodge Price: R750 per person, Lunch: Own cost – Menu to choose from Passports: A passport is required & visa conditions may apply
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Sani Pass Day Tour
The Sani Pass is regarded by some as one of the most spectacular views in South Africa and is an experience not to be missed. Walls of sandstone, cascading rivers and hair-raising bends are just some of the highlights as the 4×4 vehicle takes you through the Barrier of Spears and into the Kingdom of Lesotho.
Sani Pass Cultural & Heritage Day Tour
INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE VILLAGE EXPERIENCE, LUNCH AND PRIVATE BASOTHO GUIDE.
Experience all that a standard Sani Pass tour offers plus a visit to a small village deep in the Highlands of Lesotho. Observe a unique song & dance routine, traditional healer & interact with the local villagers.
Sani Pass Private Tour
INCLUDES YOUR OWN PRIVATE VEHICLE & GUIDE.
This is your opportunity to enjoy the Sani Pass Day Trip with an expert private guide and a 4×4 vehicle all to yourself. Your departure and return times will be at your discretion. A private tour can be requested for any tour, prices on request. Maximum 4 people.
Sani Pass Tag Along
Your chance to drive the Sani Pass without missing out on the tour !! For those that have their own 4×4 vehicles, this is your opportunity drive the Sani Pass under the guidance of one of our expert guides.
Lesotho Highlands Overnight Tour
Once in a lifetime overnight experience in authentic Lesotho rural area. Visit exclusive village and interact with villagers. Private Basotho Guide. Sleep in colonial house steeped in history. All meals, entertainment, accommodation included.
Self Catering Accommodation:
Hilltop Cottage – Underberg
The farm is 90 ha, and neighbours Parks Board land which borders Lesotho. A km of the Mzimude River runs through the farm, and there is a large dam on the farm. The circumference of the farm is about 5 kilometers.
Hilltop Cottage has two en suite bedrooms and a large living area with a fireplace. The cottage is luxurious, quiet and very private – no buildings can be seen from it. It has its own fenced garden and is about 200 m from the main
Bergview Log Cabin – Underberg
Bergview log cabin is built on the foot of Hlongoma Mountain, Underberg. Hlongoma Mountain offers a great “hike” to the top where the view is spectacular.
During the summer months a cascading waterfall can be seen and heard from the garden. This cosy cabin is the perfect place to retreat too and has all you need to have a great holiday. The deck upstairs offers spectacular views of Hodgens Peak and the rest of the Southern Drakensberg Mountain range. The perfect place to enjoy a sundowner
Lake Naverone – Underberg
Lake Naverone is an idyllic Berg retreat where you and your family can enjoy a true natural experience amidst this World Heritage site, all year round. The lake and surrounding 400-hectare estate, provide an awesome environment for a variety of outdoor activities such as trout fishing (river and lake), hiking, mountain biking, horse riding, birding and photography The picturesque stone cottages, some situated on the lakeside and some in tranquil clearings
Eland Valley – Underberg
The resort offers 14 modern self- catering log chalets in park-like surroundings. Eland Valley is the ideal getaway for the whole family, fishermen and nature lovers.
Eland Valley Resort’s facilities include trout fishing from our many stocked dams and river, horseriding, a swimming pool, playground and a recreational centre with games rooms.
There are scenic walks and hikes
Berghaven Log Cabin – Underberg
This cosy cabin is the perfect place for a country retreat and has all you need for a great relaxing holiday.
The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge/freezer, microwave, electric stove with oven, kettle, toaster and all the cutlery and crockery needed. The living area has comfortable seating and a fireplace for those cold winter evenings, as well as a TV with DSTV and DVD player. A gas braai is on the upper deck for those hassle free dinners
Birches Cottage – Underberg
The cottage is situated on a beautiful six-hectare estate, four kilometers outside Underberg and guests are encouraged to partake of all facilities on offer.
Two kilometers of meandering footpaths connect the corners of the estate and several decks offer splendid views of the surrounding mountains and the Umzimkulu River.
The observant guest may see otters, several mongooses, black backed jackal, hare
Pennygum Country Cottages – Underberg
We offer four stunning self-catering cottages situated in the glorious Southern Drakensberg, in Underberg.
The Family Cottage sleeps 10 people and is fully self-catering with private gardens, a private entrance, a fireplace, and a barbecue area.
The African Dreams self-catering, thatched rondavel sleeps two to four guests in one double room and on one sleeper couch, and enjoys glorious views of the surrounding mountains.
Crystal Waters – Underberg
Crystal Waters of Underberg offers fine trout fishing and berg style log and stone cabin accommodation.
Situated at the end of the district road and encircled by the mountains of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, this peaceful valley offers the perfect setting for dam and river fishing while experiencing the peace and tranquility of the surrounding mountains and total privacy.
Accommodation is situated on the banks
Yellowwood Cottage – Himeville
Yellowwood Cottage is set at the foothills of the picturesque Southern Drakensberg, in the town of Himeville. Because of it high altitude the area offers spectacular scenery and gives visitors a true getaway from the city life.
The hosts welcome guests to their comfortable three-bedroomed cottage. There is a fully equipped kitchen however guests are welcome to request breakfast. The lounge has a fireplace and has DStv access. Sip a sundowner, or simply relax
Meadow Lane Country Cottages – Underberg
Four self-catering cottages are surrounded by beautiful old trees, lively birds and our peacocks that love to display their colours!
The gem of Meadow Lane has got to be the beautiful dam, home to ducks and geese and is stocked with bass.
Enjoy a visit from our ponies and our sweet little donkey, Rosie while enjoying breakfast on your veranda
J&B Lodge – Underberg
If you’re looking for accommodation in Underberg, J&B Lodge has a charming self catering unit situated 1 km outside Underberg, on the Kokstad Road. The unit has mountain views looking onto Hodgson’s Peaks and Sani Pass.
The unit has one bedroom, a private bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen and an open-plan living area with full HD DStv access. The lounge area leads out onto a sunny deck with lovely views. There is under-cover parking available with a separate entrance
Over The Edge Cottage – Underberg
The quaint stone cottage with unusual features offers you peace and quiet and gives you the feeling of being miles away but only a few minutes from town and all amenities.
The cottage comprises of 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom downstairs with a fully equipped kitchen with scullery, lounge and dining room.
The whole upstairs is the master bedroom ensuite with a private lounge
Dunford’s Loft – Himeville
Here you will enjoy warm, friendly hospitality in a relaxed environment with unparalleled views of a World Heritage Site and The Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park.
We understand the need to get away for a while from the hectic pace of modern life and the pressures it brings. Come and enjoy a break that will afford you time to relax and re-charge the batteries.
Stoney Way Cottage – Underberg
This cottage offers two bedrooms each with a double bed and shares a bathroom. The spacious living room extending to a veranda that has lovely views of the Drakensberg Mountains. For the winter months there is a fireplace that warms the cottage. The modern fully equipped kitchen features a stove, oven and microwave.
Underberg is the ideal destination for those visitors who loves the outdoors and has plenty outdoor activities to offer
Mkomazana Mountain Cottages – Himeville
At the foot of the majestic Southern Drakensberg, lies tranquil Stoneyhall Farm.
The rolling green hills and crisp mountain air make this an ideal place to unwind and simply relax. Enjoy trout fishing in any one of the many well-stocked dams on the farms.
Discover the wild bird life on many scenic walks on the farms and surrounding areas.
Moya Cottage – Underberg
Moya Cottage is a cosy cottage situated in the peaceful Underberg village, in the heart of the Southern Drakensberg. The cottage is fully equipped for self-catering and can comfortably sleep a family of four or reps.
The cottage has two bedrooms, with one double bed and two singe beds. The rooms share one bathroom with a shower. The cosy kitchen is well equipped for self-catering and has a breakfast bar looking into the living room.
Himeville Cottage – Himeville
The cottage comprises three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a lounge, a fully equipped kitchen, and a TV room. The first and second bedrooms each contain a double bed, and the third bedroom contains twin single beds.
The cottage has two fireplaces for those chilly winter evenings, one in the lounge and one in the TV room. The dining area opens out to a lovely large undercover patio, with braai facilities and outdoor dining furniture.
Elands Rust – Underberg
Elands Rust is a peaceful and charming retreat for those who love the mountains and rivers or simply enjoy kicking back and ingesting the ambience with a good book next to the fire.
The stone cottage has been tastefully decorated with period pieces and collectables from all over South Africa – the mood is both nostalgic and tranquil.
Our intention is to create a retreat for a repeat clientele who will appreciate the dream
Silo Cottage – Himeville
Silo Cottage is a lovely self-catering cottage beautifully located with the Umzimkhulu River a mere 100 m from the doorstep. As the name suggests, it was originally used as a silo to store grain, but after extensive renovations in 2001 it is now a stunning holiday cottage situated in the picturesque Bamboo mountain valley on a working beef and horse stud farm.
The cottage can comfortable accommodate up to six guests and comprises three bedrooms
Underberg Inn, Main St Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal
Directions available on request
29° 47' 36.221 29° 29' 58.527