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Antbear Eco Lodge




An extrordinary Drakensberg experience


Our Luxury Cave Suite

The luxury cave certainly offers something unique. This luxury cave accommodation unit is built under a rock.  Glass doors open on to a deck with hammock chairs and an uninterrupted panoramic view of more than of the Drakensberg Mountains. This is an upmarket Eco experience. The cave is cozy and comfortable and has features like a rocked in Jacuzzi spa bath in the bedroom and an adjoining a lounge with open fireplace.


The furnishings are hand made and much has taken influence from the acacia trees in the view with windows that follow the shapes of the trees. Like all caves, it maintains an even temperature, being neither too hot in summer nor too cold in winter, an ideal year-round experience. There is even rock art on the walls of the cave

Secluded & Private

The cave is beautifully private and makes for the perfect honeymoon experience, wedding anniversary, or just that romantic getaway you have been thinking about.

Break away and escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and get pampered with personalized service in the ultimate tranquil, comfortable and cosy surroundings at the Antbear Lodge, situated in the Central Drakensberg, near to Giants Castle in the uKhahlamba World Heritage site

Let us setup a table on the deck of your cave and dine by candle light under the stars.


Uninterrupted mountain views

The Mountain View Suites are mountain facing and are the more generous accommodation options offered at Antbear Lodge.  These suites include a spacious lounge, a large bedroom with a king size bed an en suite bathroom and a veranda to relax. The suites include a wood burning fireplace.

Eco styled

The bathroom includes a Jacuzzi spa bath and separate shower. Some of the units have an upstairs loft which is great for an extra person or if you want your children to be in the same unit.

Wheelchair & Pet friendly

One of the mountain view units is accessible using a wheelchair. The unit is on 1 level, has a spacious bathroom and has a shower which fits a wheelchair. One of the few pet-friendly places in the Drakensberg. Beautiful, vast views of the Drakensberg with plenty of ground for my dogs to roam. Walk for hours.  Your dogs will be happy with lots of dams to swim in and horses to discover.

Two of the accommodation units at Antbear Lodge are fenced in so its really easy to leave your dog behind if you would like to explore some of the sights where pets are not that welcome. If country life is for you and you would love to take your pet with you then Antbear Lodge is a great accommodation choice. Your hosts will advise you on all the activities available. Antbear Lodge prides itself on being both family-friendly and pet-friendly.


Garden View Cottages

The garden suites feature a spacious bedroom with a queen size bed with a lounge area and en-suite bathroom. Some units even have Jacuzzi spa baths and separate showers while others just have a shower.  The rooms include a wood burning fireplace. Each unit features an individual covered patio that looks out onto a private garden.

Private Gardens

This en-suite double even has a jacuzzi spa bath. The lounge is part of the bedroom and contains an open wood burning fireplace. With a small loft above the bedroom with 2 single beds for your 2 children and lovely view of the weaver bird nests in the Jacaranda tree.

The Experience

Guests participate in walks on the farm and interact with the many farm animals. The rates include accommodation, dinner and breakfast. Here you will feel the spirit of the Drakensberg Mountains. Antbear Lodge has been awarded an Eco Star Award for the many Eco aspects of the lodge in recognition of its responsible and ethical tourism businesses in South Africa.

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