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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.

Drakensberg Scootours

Dragon Peaks Park,R600 via Winterton,Champagne Valley,Central Drakensberg,Kwa-Zulu Natal
Downhill fun for everyone! Roll 4.5km downhill on the monster mountain scooter. This is a true mountain activity imported from the Swiss Alps,a first in South Africa! A game drive vehicle takes you and your scooter to the top of the mountain. After a briefing...

Love in the Mist

Van Reenen, KwaZulu-Natal
Love in the Mist is a cosy Oregon pine cottage with a fireplace. There are three bedrooms, one room has a double bed and two rooms have two single beds. The cottage sleeps five people and has a paraplegic bath and shower. The cottage is...

Emoyeni Country Lodge Bar & Restaurant

District Road 113, Camperdown
Emoyeni Country Lodge is nestled in the rolling hills and open countryside near the small towns of Cato Ridge and Camperdown, just a few minutes’ drive from the N3 Toll Route. Emoyeni is well known for its peaceful tranquillity and lovely views of the surrounding...

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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

Drakensberg Mountain Bike Trails – Experienced MTB Riders

Northern Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal
One or two day mountain biking trails in the Northern Drakensberg. Over 100km of mountain biking trail to explore, experienced rider can enjoy 30km on day 1 and 25km trail on day 2. Day 1: Berghouse Trail and Wanhoop – 30km. This trail leaves the Adventure...

Mnweni-Rockeries Circuit

Mnweni Cultural & Hiking Centre, Mabhulesini, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
This hiking outing takes between  four to five days in the  spectacular Mnweni area of the Drakensberg. A four to five day hiking outing in the Drakensberg’s beautiful Mnweni area. Even though the whole length of the Drakensberg is superb for mountain walking (hiking), Mnweni...

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...

Tracing of Ancestors

Talana Museum, Victoria St, Dundee, Endumeni Municipality, South Africa
This is a cultural research activity. Trace your ancestors who may have served in the armed forces of major conflicts. Interested persons may then book a field trip to retrace their ancestor’s footsteps. This is a cultural research activity. Trace your ancestors who may have...

Hiking in the Midlands Meander

Midlands Meander Association Office, R103, Howick, South Africa
A variety of hiking trails offered in the Midlands Meander. Visitors can enjoy options for day hikes, alternatively one can book into accommodation facilities which provide varied hiking for guests only. While there are day itineraries available for hiking visitors to the Meander, the best...

Fishing Expeditions in the Vaal

Tapimanzi Adventures, 60 Bashee St, Vereeniging
Several venues along the banks of the Vaal River offer great fishing waters and experiences. Most fishing spots and venues are found along the River Road, Riverfront, Scenic and Vaal Marina Routes. We have packaged some ‘taster’ itineraries to whet your appetite and illustrate the options...
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