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The N3 Gateway has it all – restaurants, accommodation, experiences, activities, endless views and more…

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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.

Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge, Amphitheatre
Get close to the Amphitheatre and hike the spectacular Sentinenl Peak? Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge is undoubtedly the nearest lodge to
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LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary is one of the few true sanctuaries in South Africa that offer a forever home to
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The Nest Hotel – Family resort
The Nest Hotel is a delightful family run country hotel situated in the Champagne Valley in the Central Drakensberg area
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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

Mountain Passes and Culture Tour Into Lesotho
Three day and two night Lesotho experience: Entering Lesotho via the famous Sani Pass and visiting other well-known Lesotho sites
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Botha’s Lark Birding Route
Self-driven birding route along public dirt roads, just off the N3, near Harrismith. One can expect to see Botha’s Lark,
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Tim Brown Tours – Battlefields
‘Tim Brown Tours is a specialist Safari Tour company based in Durban. Established in 2010 with 13 years experience and
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Dundee Birding Tour
This is a half-day guided birding trip in the Dundee area with Paul Garner. A morning tour includes Talana Museum
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Explore the town of Ladysmith
A three day tour around the town takes you through the rich history, cultural and natural gems of Ladysmith.  This
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Giant’s Castle Game Reserve – Game & wildlife
Giant’s Castle Game Reserve was proclaimed in 1903 and is 34 638 ha in extent, lies in the Central Berg
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