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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.

Eden Lassie Wedding Venue

Situated in an idyllic garden setting, Eden Lassie offers magnificent views overlooking a small lake and the picturesque Tala Valley, just 40 minutes drive from Durban and 27km from Pietermaritzburg. Whether you are looking for a picture perfect chapel, or a magnificent garden setting, Eden...

CROCODILE INN HOTEL

The Crocodile Inn offers comfortable and basic accommodation in Butha-Buthe, Lesotho. Butha-Buthe means ‘place of lying down’ in Sesotho and name is derived from the mountain that dominates the town. Butha-Buthe is conveniently close to the Caledons poort border post and is just 125 km...

Duma Manzi Eco Lodge

Richmond area,KwaZulu-Natal
Duma Manzi Eco Lodge and Spa is an intimate sanctuary offering guests the unique experience to enjoy a combination of hospitality, wellness, wildlife and nature; all working together to compliment the sense of well-being.  Nestled in the forest valley, along the banks of the free...

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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

Half-day Spion Kop Battlefield Tour

Spionkop Lodge, Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Four-hour Tour of the Battlefield. Relive the memories and walk in the footsteps of three great leaders, Winston Churchill, Mahatma Gandhi and Gen. Louis Botha. Discover a story in history on which the sun never sets. Meet at Spion Kop Lodge for the Spion Kop...

Leisurely Weekend Breakaway in the Southern Drakensberg

Eagles' Rock Mountain Retreat, Drakensberg Gardens Road
Spend a few leisurely days surrounded by the peace and tranquillity of the Southern Drakensberg, away from the city hustle and bustle. The Saunders Family welcomes you to Eagles’ Rock, our beautiful piece of God’s creation set in the magnificent Southern Drakensberg Mountains (part of...

Rafting and Hiking at Hella Hella

Hella Hella Outdoor Centre, Richmond, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
A flexible two- and a half- day rafting and hiking package, depending on season, river levels and client needs. Comfortable accommodation and optional meals available at Hella Hella. A scenic setting guaranteed to impress all outdoor enthusiasts. Day 1 – White Water Rafting: As your...

Malealea Pony Trekking, Hiking and Mountain Biking

Malealea Lodge, Lesotho - Pony Trekking & MTB
Malealea is perfect for a 2 or 3 night stay in Lesotho when en-route from Johannesburg to Cape Town, East London or Port Elizabeth and en-route from the Drakensberg or Durban to Graaff-Reinett. With sparkling waterfalls and mountainous terrain it is a perfect one stop...

BERG BAUHAUS – Fishing & fly-fishing

HIGHFIELD FARM, D53, CENTRAL DRAKENSBERG
SOAK IN THE VIEWS AND THE TRANQUILITY OF THE BERG WHEN RECHARGING YOUR BATTERIES FOR A COUPLE OF DAYS AT BERG BAUHAUS. ENJOY AN ABUNDANCE OF BIRDS AS YOU SIT BACK AND LOOK ONTO OUR BASS DAMS AND WATCH THE SUN SET OVER THE LITTLE...
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