things to do


Enjoy scenic drives around from various coffee shops and curio shops. Where you can enjoy self-indulgence, chocolate tasting, pampering at spas, with couples packages on offer.

Spas & Wellness

With more than five Spas and Wellness Centres to choose from, treat yourself and a loved one to a day of rest and relaxation in the majesty of the Drakensberg, and unwind in the raw beauty of nature.


Specialised packages for couples celebrating an engagement, honeymoon or anniversaries can be arranged with most places and activity centres, to make every milestone a special memory.


Why not arrange a helicopter ride high up into the mountains with champagne breakfast, or majestic sundowners in the most remote and serene landscapes? Imagine the thrill of discovering the Drakensburg from a vantage point not usually accessible, and the excitement the helicopter ride there can offer.

Hot Air

Hot air ballooning at sunrise features a relaxed meander to wherever the wind blows you. With an incredible bird’s-eye view of the countryside, farmlands, valleys and mountain sides, this activity should sit high up on your list of things to do.


Adventure seeking couples could consider horse rides through the beautiful countryside to experience the Berg from an exciting perspective, with a romantic picnic in the fern forest to add to the charming adventure.


The Berg features fine dining at many restaurants nearby to Berghaven Wedding Venue and Self Catering Cottages, or buffet meals at the hotels. Why not spoil your loved one to a romantic meal while enjoying the tranquility of the beautiful Champagne Valley.

the cottages

comfort meets style,
with a personal touch

Enjoy your stay in the Drakensberg in one of our eleven uniquely styled and modern self-catering cottages, all offering fully furnished living spaces with dining and kitchen areas. With comfort in mind, our cottages provide space for families, couples, or smaller groups to share a relaxing holiday in the peace of a natural forest, in the heart of the Champagne Valley.

The venue

a specialised
wedding venue

Berghaven Wedding Venue and Self Catering Cottages is a specialised wedding venue located in the beauty of a natural setting, featuring tranquil dams, forests and rolling lawns, with a backdrop of the Drakensberg’s astounding Cathkin Peak and Champagne Castle view. With excellent catering options and all types of decor and settling styles on offer, Berghaven is an ideal wedding venue.

about Us

peace &

Nestled in the beautiful Champagne Valley, a World Heritage Site in the Central Drakensberg just 23km from Winterton, Berghaven Wedding Venue and Self Catering Cottages is a family run business. We focus on ‘the personal touch,’ offering guests lodging in cottages surrounded by some of the most magnificent mountain scenery in South Africa.