Walking in the Drakensberg: 75 Walks in the Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park (Paperback)

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A guidebook to the Maloti-Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site. The book describes 75 day walks of between 1km and 26km long, in Royal Natal National Park, Cathedral Peak, Monk's Cowl, Injisuthi, Giant's Castle, Highmoor, Kamberg, Lotheni, the Himeville and Underberg districts, plus Bushman's Nek. Graded from easy to strenuous, the walks take in the spectacular natural beauty of the area.

Written by a qualified Safari Guide, this book covers 11 areas of the Maloti-Drakensberg Park. It combines clear route descriptions and maps with inspirational photographs, alongside lots of information about local wildlife and the facilities available in each area covered.

This range of huge peaks, towering basalt cliffs, massive sandstone outcrops and deep gorges forms the core of an area of unlimited potential for walkers, until recently little known outside South Africa. The area has a unique geological structure and a fascinating history as well as a large variety of antelope and other mammals and a regular bird list of over 200 species.

The Drakensberg Mountains of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, have a spectacular natural beauty. This range of huge peaks, towering basalt cliffs, massive sandstone outcrops, deep gorges, and crystal-clear mountain streams forms the core of an area of outstanding walking potential with something for everyone. The area has a unique geological structure and a fascinating history. Add to this a large variety of antelope and other mammals as well as a regular bird list of over 200 species and it's easy to understand why the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park has been designated a World Heritage Site.

- 75 day walks in 11 of the 13 recognised areas

- range from one km to 20km, and from easy to strenuous

- packed with information about the abundant wildlife in the Park



Product Details
ISBN: 9781852845735
ISBN-10: 1852845732
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 2010
Pages: 250
Language: English
Series: Cicerone Guides