Caterpillar and Catfish Cookhouse - Comfortable Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the Northern Drakensberg

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Caterpillar and Catfish Cookhouse is situated on the crest of the Oliviershoek pass, overlooking the majestic Northern Drakensburg. Restored to its origional rustic splendour, this historical stone-house hosts 7 en-suite rooms, stylishly and comfortably decorated on a bed and breakfast basis.

Caterpillar and Catfish Cookhouse - Comfortable Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the Northern Drakensberg

Bold use of colour throughout gives this bed and breakfast a warmth and quirkiness which works like a charm. It's definitely worth the detour if your on the Johannesburg - Durban run or anywhere in-between.

Cuisine

Feel our cookhouse style cuisine with its eccentric array of fresh ingredients and experiences. The cookhouse enjoys festive cuisine with an eccentric array of fresh ingredients, global tastes and experiences – never pretentious, but with a touch of drama. Guests can feel the ‘vibe’ from the kitchen and the staff’s camaraderie for food. Gqwetha will entertain you endlessly in the celebrated restaurant. Choose your own wines from the Grape Escape.

Caterpillar and Catfish Cookhouse - Comfortable Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the Northern DrakensbergCome on over be at home , be hungry, do a sundowner, talk, be comfortable, take a load off your feet, have a good time.

Caterpillar and Catfish Cookhouse - Comfortable Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the Northern DrakensbergActivities

 Taste the magic skies, horse rides, trout fishing, mountain biking and paragliding against a backdrop of ever changing beauty.  Caterpillar Catfish Cookhouse is situated 20 minutes away from the Royal Natal National Park where one can do the various mountain hikes, walks, trout fishing, horse riding, golf and other sports. The Witsieshoek Sentinel Park is an hour’s drive away. There one can climb the mighty Sentinel with it’s chain ladders to the top of the Tugela Falls – the second highest in the world (950 m). The Sterkfontein dam filled with it’s “great yellows” is on our doorstep. Arrange with Dave weaver for excellent fly fishing trips on the dam. The Cape Vulture restaurant is situated at the dam. The dam has facilities for all your water sports. The Basotho cultural village and Camhori game ranch with its white lions is an hour’s drive away. The Drakensberg Boy’s Choir (Dragons Peak) is 45 minutes away with concerts every Wednesday.

Caterpillar and Catfish Cookhouse is a bed and brekfast for people who enjoy amazing food, good laughter and fiesta feelings against a backdrop of ever-changing beauty. So whether you are the outdoor explorer or just want to relax in the gazebo or sundeck with sundowners, this Bed and breakfast offers a base for your adventurers with an African flair.