Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge is your perfect gateway to the full Drakensberg experience. We are ideally situated to be your base being only 3 hours from both Johannesburg and Durban. Explore the area's diverse natural environments and engage in the wide variety of activities on offer. From the adrenaline rush of the most awesome rock-climbing to fascinating cultural experiences, there is something for everyone. The 'berg is not just one thing, it is what you make of it - and we're committed to helping you make the most of this unique experience.
Our most popular guided trips are the four one-day trips: The Amphitheatre/Tugela Falls Hike, The Lesotho Tour, The Cathedral Peak Summit and The Rock-climbing Day. The trips set out from the lodge in the morning and return in the evening. The cost includes everything: transport, guide's fees, visas, park fees, and community levies, lunch, Sotho food and beer, ropes and climbing equipment.
There is limited space on the trips and due to demand we cannot take advance bookings, so secure your place on arrival at reception.