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Next time you visit Montusi, be sure to take a carrot or apple down to the stables to feed the new additions to our horse herd. The young ones have come into a world gripped by the chill of winter, but their super fluffy coats keep them snug and warm ....
Nestled amidst the breathtaking scenery of the Drakensberg Mountains lies Montusi Mountain Lodge, a haven of tranquillity and adventure. Travel bloggers Franziska & Lukas recently had the pleasure of experiencing our idyllic escape and shared their getaway experience on their blog Our Travel Wanderlust. ....
Montusi, together with our neighbours, has established the Northern Drakensberg Nature Reserve (NDNR): 6,500 hectares of officially gazetted conservation area that will remain pristine for generations to come. ....

Billy Suter, a well-known entertainment and leisure reviewer in Durban, South Africa, recently visited Montusi Mountain Lodge in the Northern Drakensberg. Not only was he impressed by the tranquillity of our location, but he’s also offering readers a fantastic prize! Suter loved his stay at Montusi and is giving away ....

A peek behind the scenes of life at Montusi: the Montusi children’s challenge. The last three years have grown us at a much faster rate than those before. Part of that growth is learning to use all the facets of Montusi Living to the benefit of our guests. We have ....

Montusi is set in the middle of a 1000-hectare conservation estate. It is our little kingdom over which we have almost complete power. We can decide what vegetation will thrive; what animals may live here; and what the landscape will look like in the future. We are mandated to “leave ....

Do you know what humans use a lot of? Chickens. Chickens and their eggs. An average Montusi guest requires about six eggs per day. We are in the most fortunate position that we have space and a lot of it. We also have the time, resources and expertise to build ....

Many Montusi guests will have been on the morning hike with our guides and will have experienced the joy of a hot cup of tea and a crunchie on top of Montusi Peak or in the Waterfall Cave while chatting about everything from Zulu culture to the policies of George ....

Mountain biking – right from your suite at Montusi Mountain Lodge… The Drakensberg Trails network covers nearly 100km of mountain paths in the Northern Berg. Montusi Mountain Lodge, which offers luxury accommodation in the Drakensberg, is perfectly situated for riding right from your suite! The trails have been purpose-built for ....

These beautiful beasts can be spotted grazing, browsing, and milling about on the Montusi Estate. They roam free in the Northern Berg Valley crossing the mountains from Sterkfontein Dam in the Free State into Royal Natal National Park. They travel vast distances, moving on clicking ankles from green flush to ....

2020 – our lost year.  2021 – our recovery year? Montusi’s 2020 was unremarkable in its absurdity.  Just like the rest of the world, it all started without too much hassle, until March came around. Our lockdown months were blissful in that we were able to immerse ourselves in mountain ....

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