FROM DURBAN :
Take the N3. Take exit 194 – Bergville/Colenso (R74). Turn left and proceed for 22 km to WINTERTON. Turn left at the traffic lights onto R600 Central Berg. Proceed for 1 km, turn right onto Cathedral Peak / Didima road for 6 km. Turn right.
Sign Board: Drakensberg Bush Lodge/Launch site for Hot Air Balloons
FROM JHB :
Take N3. At Harrismith turn unto N5 towards Bethlehem/Bloemfontein. Proceed for approx. 3 km. Turn left onto Bergville / Qwa-Qwa road. Proceed for approx. 10 km. Turn left onto R74 passing Sterkfontein dam towards Bergville. Continue on to WINTERTON. Turn right at the traffic lights onto R600 Central Berg. Proceed for 1 km, turn right onto Cathedral Peak / Didima road for 6 km. Turn right.
From the Cathkin / Champagne Valley :
We are 30km from most of the hotels and lodges in the valley. The road is windy and in the dark allow 30 minutes to get here. The tarred road back to Winterton is the best route to here. One kilometer before Winterton you will find the Didima / Cathedral peak turn-off.
Google maps on your smart phone :
Type in Drakensberg Ballooning.
GPS Co-Ordinates (DD°MM.mmm’ notation)
S 28 49.647, E 29 27.927
S 28 49 38.8, E 29 27 55.6