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The N3 Gateway region stretches from Pretoria in the North to Valley of a Thousand Hills in the South, traversing four provinces, namely KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Mpumalanga and Gauteng. The region incorporates cross-border tourism with Lesotho through Phuthaditjhaba, Caledonspoort and Sani Pass and includes the Battlefields Route up to Newcastle.

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The N3 Gateway has something to offer everyone from secluded retreats; health spas, wedding and team building venues. We invite you to explore our website and discover what it means to have so many wonderful places to stay within easy access of a world-class highway such as the N3 Toll Route.

Four River Rafting and Adventures

R600 Central Drakensberg, Okhahlamba, KwaZulu Natal
Adventure Activities such as River Rafting (seasonal), Abseiling, Kloofing, Archery, Zipline, Paintball, Mountain Boarding, Quad Biking ,Team Building.

Montrose Information, Craft & Outdoor Centre

The Log Cabin next to Mugg & Bean at Montrose Country Highway complex on the N3 between Harrismith and van Reenen, half way between Johannesburg and Durban
We are the official gateway tourism KwaZulu-Natal Information Centre, on the N3 Toll Route, close to the border with KwaZulu-Natal. If you are heading to KwaZulu-Natal, we are ideally situated for you to pick up information about all eight KwaZulu-Natal tourism regions when you stop...

The Rawstornes (Weddings & Conferences)

268 Voortrekker Street, Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
The Rawstornes is set in a tranquil garden ‘indawo yoxolo/ place of peace’ high up in Greytown in the Umvoti County, 1103m above sea level. We offer the following accommodation facilities: – The Leopard’s Lair: a tastefully decorated ethnic self-catering one bedroom apartment with lounge/...

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From a one day adventure to a week-long getaway, the N3 Gateway can entertain your friends, family, in-laws, foodies and adrenaline enthusiasts no end! View our N3 Gateway highlights

Hot Air Balloon Flights

Central Drakensberg, Midlands Meander, Southern Midlands and Clarens or Parys.
An exhilarating Hot Air Ballooning adventure in the central Drakensberg (Champagne Valley), the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands or Tala Game Reserve near Pietermaritzburg. The duration of the entire adventure is about four hours and includes breakfast. Start your adventure by meeting us at sunrise. Watch the pilot...

Restaurant and Bar at Oaklands Country Manor

Oaklands Country Manor, Van Reenen, Free State, South Africa
At Oaklands, we firmly believe that good food is an essential part of any countryside getaway experience. Indulge in long, leisurely meals prepared by our expert staff while you take in the stunning views and absorb the tranquil atmosphere of the Central Drakensberg. Whether you...

Mountain Bike Trails in the Karkloof Area, Kwazulu-Natal Midlands.

Karkloof Mountain Bike Club, Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
A variety of Mountain Biking Trails that cater for beginners, intermediate and expert riders. Safe parking, shower facilities and weekend/seasonal coffee shop on the premises. 10km Trail – Easy: This white-graded route is very easy and perfect for beginners! Ride out through the club gates...

Discover Heidelberg: Self-Drive tours and guided tours

Heidelberg, Gauteng, South Africa
Heritage, architecture, antiques, history and even ghosts! For families, groups and individuals who wish to take a short break from the city. Johannesburg is just 40km from Heidelberg. Discover the architectural splendour and history of ‘old’ Heidelberg by driving through the town. From Johannesburg take the...

The Mountains are Calling

D119, Old Cavernberg Road, Jagersrust, Northern Drakensberg, 3354
A three-night stay at Alpine Heath Resort in the Northern Drakensberg, experiencing all it has to offer. Day 1: Friday – Be greeted by the most welcoming face in the Drakensberg! After settling into your chalet you might be feeling a little peckish, therefore the...

Day Tour – Anglo-Boer War Experience

Ladysmith, Bergville/ Winterton (Drakensberg) Regions, KwaZulu-Natal
Guided Day Tour – Battlefields of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) in Ladysmith, Bergville/ Winterton (Drakensberg) Regions, KwaZulu-Natal. 07h30 – Breakfast 08h00 to 09h00 – Background “Briefing” 09h00 – Depart for Frere 09h45 – Arrive at Frere (site of the British Camp and the Capture of...
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