Tag: Drakensberg

A socially and environmentally responsible way to explore South Africa

A socially and environmentally responsible way to explore South Africa

Recent trends in tourist activity demonstrate a change in the way people travel. Tourists and travel operators alike are recognizing the significance of responsible travel, or as CREST defines it, “travel that minimizes negative impacts, brings economic benefits to host communities, and preserves the cultural and natural resources of the destinations.” A treasure trove of […]

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Drakensberg Sun – an environmental success story

Filed in Environment by on January 30, 2014
Drakensberg Sun – an environmental success story

Being situated on the boundaries of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg  UNESCO World Heritage Site, it stands to reason the Drakensberg Sun Resort would be compelled to be environmentally conscious, and they have done an excellent job, being led not by legislation, but by complete passion. Spend an hour or two with General Manager, Darron Moore or any […]

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Drakensburg Sun Resort receives South Africa’s first Heritage Diamond classification Award

Filed in Awards, Environment, News by on November 30, 2013
Drakensburg Sun Resort receives South Africa’s first Heritage Diamond classification Award

The proof is in the pudding, or in this case – the Diamond! Nestled in the Cathkin Peak area of the Central Drakensberg in KwaZulu-Natal, Tsogo Sun’s stylish Drakensberg Sun Resort has consistently proven that through sustainable efforts a luxury resort can operate seamlessly, and contributes to the upliftment and sustainability of local communities and […]

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Drakensberg Sun’s Water Management Programme

Filed in Environment by on November 30, 2013
Drakensberg Sun’s Water Management Programme

Being situated on the boundaries of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg UNESCO World Heritage Site it stands to reason that the Drakensberg Sun would have an ethos of environmental responsibility. The evidence being their proud status as a Diamond rated establishment through the Heritage Environmental Management Company as well as the numerous Imvelo Awards they have won. One achievement […]

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Drakensberg Sun’s commitment to conservation

Filed in Conservation by on November 1, 2013
Drakensberg Sun’s commitment to conservation

The Drakensberg Sun Resort ia an ever popular family-orientated hotel and timeshare resort situated at the foot of the Drakensberg Mountains of KwaZulu-Natal within the majestic uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Environmental and conservation management has been top of mind for Drakensberg Sun for many years and is in fact one of the […]

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Drakensberg Sun Resorts Mushroom Farm Project

Filed in Environment by on July 30, 2013
Drakensberg Sun Resorts Mushroom Farm Project

The Drakensberg Sun Resort has started to grow Mushroom cultivars. This project is still in the trail period where they are experimenting with the cultivars and how best to position them and ascertain their required growing conditions. The purpose is to be able to supply their kitchen with the mushrooms and also to experiment with […]

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Things to do in KwaZulu-Natal

Things to do in KwaZulu-Natal

KwaZulu-Natal is all about cultural diversity and multi-cultural traditions, sophistication and style, an enticing destination that invites exploration – an alluring and fascinating place, with spectacular mountain peaks, expansive golden beaches, exciting wildlife experiences, legendary Zulu kings and reminders of its Colonial past. Durban, gateway to the province, is a sophisticated cosmopolitan city, a fusion of East, West and African culture, […]

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