DiDima Camp - Luxury Self Catering accommodation at Cathedral Peak and San Rock Art Centre
Didima Camp at Cathedral Peak offers luxury self catering accommodation and also offers restaurant facilities. Didima Camp has been themed around the rock art of the San people from the Cathedral Peak region. The San Rock Art Interpretive Centre, opened in 2003, will provide fascinating insights into the rock art and culture of the San and includes static displays and audio-visual presentations featuring a reconstructed cave covered with accurate reproductions of actual San Art sites.
Didima camp features a range of luxury accommodation within stunning surrounds. There are 62 two-bed luxury chalets, 2 four-bed cabins, a two-bed honeymoon suite and a six-bed bungalow. A modern conference center doubles as a romantic wedding venue in this beautiful setting in the Cathedral Peak area.
Accommodation at Didima Camp
Two Bed Chalets
Each of the two-bed chalets have an en-suite bedroom and a sitting area. The chalets are built back to back and an interleading door allows the two chalets to be converted into a four-bed family unit with self-catering facilities. All linen, towels and blankets are supplied. The chalets boast satellite television and cozy fireplaces.
Four Bed Cabins
The two four-bed cabins have two bedrooms each en-suite, a lounge/dining area and a kitchen. All linen, towels and blankets are supplied. The chalets boast satellite television and cozy fireplaces.
Six Bed Bungalow
The bungalow has three bedrooms, each with en-suite facilities, a lounge/dining area and a kitchen. All linen, towels and blankets are supplied. The chalets boast satellite television and cozy fireplaces.
DiDima Resturant facilities
Although all of the chalets have self catering facilities, the central lodge provides a restaurant which is available for all meals. The bar is a wonderful place to relax and swap stories with other travelers, and it has seen many a social gathering. The main building has an intimate lounge, a shop for groceries and curios, as well as fireplaces throughout which are necessary in the winter months to keep out the famous Drakensberg cold weather.
Didima Conference Facilities
There is also a fantastic state-of-the-art conference facility which seats 140 delegates with all necessary conference facilities. A large breakaway facility doubles as a wedding chapel with a full height glass wall framing the splendour of Cathedral Peak, giving an idyllic and romantic location for the most special of wedding days.
Facilities : As well as the large main building with a restaurant and bar, Didima Camp also has a state of the art Conference Centre and a beautiful Wedding Venue, making it an ideal location for your next corporate event, or for an exceptional wedding day.
Activities available at Didima Camp
More about Didima & Cathedral Peak Mountain
Bordering on the upper Thukela area in the north and east, Lesotho in the west and Monk's Cowl in the south, this section of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park is 32 000 hectares in extent. Containing the magnificent Didima Valley with its many examples of San Rock art, it is a hikers paradise offering routes that range from a few hours to several days. For the visitors less inclined to physical activity or whose time is limited, Mike's Pass provides an opportunity to drive to the top of the Little Berg near the head of Didima Gorge for spectacular views of the main escarpment and the surrounding lowlands.
While hiking, a wide selection of plants and animals can be seen in the extensive grasslands and forest patches characteristic of this part of the `Berg.
Overhead the effortless flight of a Bearded vulture (Lammergeyer) while closer at hand Malachite sun birds flash from protea to protea, a noisy troop of baboons bark at the intruders in their domain and a family of Mountain reedbuck display their white tails as they race up a nearby slope. Cathedral Peak now offers an upmarket 200 bed huttted camp themed to the San People and their rock art and by the end of 2003, a modern interactive interpretive centre which will allow visitors a glimpse into the lives of these First People.
All in all, the camp offers a fantastic luxurious escape in the best location in the Drakensberg mountains, with all the best creature comforts of home. The architecture used and carried throughout the camp is a mix of modern architecture with influences from San art and culture, and the camp therefore has a character all of its own, without sacrificing any of the comfort or scenic settings that one has come to expect from the KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife parks accommodation.