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Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve

Drakensberg Gardens Resort Road Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve, Underberg 3257 South Africa See on map
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

What a gorgeous location. Not too far from Underberg is this fantastic farm. Unbelievable views and the setting is just the best. We stayed in the Lakeside Cottage that is nestled in the pine trees and overlooks the magnificent lake. Fishing was not the best...More

Thank carlyanderson333
Response from Giantscup, Manager at Giants Cup Wilderness ReserveResponded 23 July 2018

We are so glad your enjoyed your trip and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future!

Reviewed 13 January 2018

No cellphone service, no internet, no card machine. This is off the grid, amongst the pine trees in front of the lake. The bungalows are beautifully set up with everything you need, including a full kItchen. If you enjoy nature, quiet and birds, this is...More

Thank LittleSharde
Response from Giantscup, Public Relations Manager at Giants Cup Wilderness ReserveResponded 15 January 2018

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Hopefully see you again.

Reviewed 6 January 2018

A lovely welcome from the owner Wolf and his crew.Idilic setting and well equipped cottage overlooking the lake with stunning views.If you like fishing or hiking this is paradise.Note you do need a permit to go into the surrounding National Park.Very nice touch to have...More

Thank K9rvl
Response from Giantscup, Reservations at Giants Cup Wilderness ReserveResponded 7 January 2018

Thank you for the great feedback Jill and Robin! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Hopefully see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Such a scenic place, the Drakensberg had snow, the wind was cool and the hiking was so scenic, waterfalls, different terrain, we trekked for almost an hour and reached the San Bushmen Rock art. We had to wait for the guide to open the gate...More

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Drive to the end of road to KZN wildlife office and get your hiking permit from the friendly staff. A fantastic 5 hour hike to the 3 pools and waterfall. Up and over a small mountain with lovely proteas and other wildlife along the way....More

Thank Jack B
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Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve™, the premier wild-trout flyfishing destination in Southern Africa, is a registered site of Conservation Significance (site no 49). Home to prolific wildlife and waterfowl, it has More been called “one of the most beautiful fly-fishing destinations on the planet” (R. Kirby). With the Umzimkulwana river and a lake full of wild-spawning rainbow and brown trout, Giants Cup Wilderness sets the standard for authentic wilderness angling in spectacular mountain scenery. Less
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USD 59 - USD 130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Underberg
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USD 59 - USD 130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Underberg
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8 August 2018|
Response from Giantscup | Property representative |
Hi, Spring is always a good time of year for hiking as the thunder storms haven't yet started and the cold of winter has passed. There are 'veld burns' every winter around this time of year. Autumn is also always a great... More
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"Views are amazing from rooms"
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