Giants Castle Camp
Giants Castle Main Camp Accommodation and facilities
Although all accommodation at Giants Castle camp is equipped for self catering, the Izimbali restaurant and bar provides guests with the option of fully catered meals in its warm and relaxed atmosphere. The shop is stocked with curios as well as a range of supplies commonly found useful. Most accommodation chalets have fantastic views over the mountain, however, some are in a quiet garden-like setting.
There are many walks available from the camp, including the half-hour gentle walk up to the main cave and the bushman museum (entrance fee applicable,
payable at Giants Castle camp). A guided interpretation of the museum is available every hour on the hour between 09h00 and 15h00 and gives a fascinating insight into the lives of the Bushman (San) people. There is a vulture hide which is now quite famous for often providing fantastic sightings in the winter months.
2 Bed Chalets
There are 37 of these chalets, all of which have en-suite facilities, a lounge and dining area, as well as a fully equipped kitchen. Each chalet has a fireplace and barbeque area. All linen and towels are provided. Unit # 8 is known as 'Bride's Bush', and contains a double bed and a private setting with a view of the mountains, ideal as a honeymoon suite.
4 Bed Chalets
Giants Castle Camp has 4 x 4 bed chalets, each of which consist of 2 twin bedrooms, a bathroom, a lounge and dining area and a fully equipped kitchen. Each chalet has a barbeque area and a fireplace, and linen, blankets and towels are provided.
6 Bed Chalets
There are 3 twin bedrooms and two bathrooms in the four 6 bed chalets. The kitchens are fully appointed, and there is again a lounge and dining area in each unit. There is a fireplace and barbeque area. Linen, blankets and towels are all provided.
Luxury Rock Lodge at Giants Castle
Rock Lodge sleeps 6 people in a blissful setting. There are three superb bedrooms all with luxurious en-suite bathrooms, the main bedroom being a magnificent honeymoon suite built into the side of a massive rock. Rock Lodge is a tranquil, exclusive lodge nestled on the crest of the hill with a turf roof to mask its appearance from behind, with magnificent views of the slumbering giant and the great wall of the Drakensberg mountains.
The lodge boasts a sumptuous lounge with satellite television, dining room and kitchen. This is the ideal place for those wanting to enjoy a sense of secluded privacy in the midst of scenic mountain splendour.
The Drakensberg wild flowers that form the theme of the popular Giant's Castle camp and Rock lodge are magnificent in season. Visitors can amble out on a variety of walks that lead from the lodge into the mountains and valleys or indulge in a strenuous hike overnighting in mountain huts. Relaxation is key and the attraction of whiling the day away with a good book with the magnificent view just a glance away is the best remedy for the most jaded city dweller. The lodge is only available for single group bookings.