Lake St Bernard - Accommodation in Drakensberg Kwazulu Natal

Self Catering Accommodation in Swartberg, Drakensberg, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

St Bernards Peak Road Swartberg Drakensberg Kwazulu-Natal South Africa   Get Directions
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We invite you to visit this small piece of paradise situated in the Southern Drakensberg. Lake St Bernard is a 68 hectare lake on a privately owned farm that is home to many species of buck and wildlife. Come and stay at our  country farm houses or the 3 beautiful chalets on the water, for typical African farm experience. This is the perfect spot to spend with family & friends, unwinding in a truly spectacular environment.

The Lake is vast (well over 60 hectares) and is scenically one of the most beautifull lakes in the country. The three lake side cottages are enclosed in a game area where blesbuk,springbuck, eland and zebra roam free. Trout fishing is all Catch and release . Bring along your float tube.


70km south of Underberg200km From Pietermaritzberg200km From Port Shepstone280km from Durban680km from Gauteng300km from UmtataDetails of Accommodation:Cottage No. 2 - Thatch Chalet On The Water (sleeps 7)This is an open plan thatched chalet with stunning mountain and lake views. The chalet has a main bedroom and upstairs loft roomThe bathroom is complete with shower, bath and toiletOpen plan lounge/dinning/kitchen with a central jet master fire placeAll kitchen essentials are supplied, microwave, oven and fridge/freezer includedA webber braai and scottle are also suppliedAccommodation Layout:Main bedroom downstairs has a luxury queen bedUpstairs loft has 3 singles beds and a double bedCottages No. 1 & 3 - New Lakeside Cottages (Fish Eagle Cottage & Crowned Crane Cottage - sleeps 6 each)Two new luxury 3 bedroomed, 2 bathroom cottages are right on the water. These cottages have stunning views and are something special to see. The open plan lounge/dining kitchens are heated by a central fireplaceKitchen is fully fitted with oven, microwave and fridge/freezer comboThe stunning outdoor living area includes a built in braaiAccommodation Layout:Room 1 has a luxury queen bedRoom 2 has 2 single bedsRoom 3 has 2 single bedsLounge has a sleeper couch for kids-young adults.Country Houses are not on the waters edge but have stunning mountain and Lake Views.Leydn Country House (sleeps max 12 in four bedrooms)This farm home has recently been renovated and original oregan timber restored. Its approx. 5km from the water totally surrounded by mountains and has stunning lake views. There are 4 bedrooms, two bathrooms and two loungesThe dinning room is wonderful for family mealsAll kitchen essentials are supplied, microwave, oven and fridge/freezer includedWonderful braai facilities availableThe formal lounge has fire placeAccommodation Layout:Room 1 has a queen and a single bedRoom 2 has a queen and 2 single beds (log fire place)Room 3 has 3 singlesRoom 4 has 2 singlesOn arrival please collect keys at St Bernards Peak Mountain Lodge.Please Note: TV's are not suppliedNo pets allowedNo power boatsThere are no shops in the area, family, value for money meals can be enjoyed at the local hotel.

Please Note:

TV's are not supplied No pets allowed No power boats There are no shops in the area. Family value for money meals can be enjoyed at the local hotel.

Rates and availability

Lake St. Bernard, Swartberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


Daily rod fee R100.00 per day, strictly catch & release.
No charge for children fishing. (Catch & release)

Lake Side cottages:
R 900.00  per night for the cottage which sleeps 6.

Season and long weekends Lake Side cotteges:
Min. R1 200.00 per night for the cottage which sleeps 6

Leydn Country House:

R900 per night for six and R50 per person thereafter.

Season And long weekends R1200 per night for the home. 

Mid week special out of school holidays and not public holidays:
R750.00 per cottage incl. fishing, all catch & release.

Please note all bedding is provided, you will need to bring towels.



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Tel: 036 468 1241


From R750 to R1200
Rates based on:per unit
Room types available:Lake side cottages (No1 & 3) (Three bedrooms)
Layden Country House (four bedrooms) (12 sleeper)
Stone Cottage (No 2 )(One bedroom and open plan loft)
Rates include:Self Catering


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Cottage 2
Cottage 2

Ferndale Country House
Ferndale Country House

Leydn Country House
Leydn Country House

Fly Fishing at Lake St. Bernard
Fly Fishing at Lake St. Bernard

The size fish we catch
The size fish we catch