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About Douglas Drift

Offering beautiful views of the Umzimkulu River, Douglas Drift is an ideal option for nature-loving guests. The property is set within the picturesque town of Underberg in KwaZulu-Natal.

There are three comfortably furnished cottages and rooms, of which each has an en-suite bathroom. All of these choices offer a variety of layouts to cater to the needs of travellers. Two of these options make use of communal kitchen facilities while one cottage has a well-equipped kitchen as well as a private balcony.

Guests can enjoy a braai or a picnic on the sprawling property. Visitors could also choose to walk down to the river for a swim, or to discover some fishing spots. Nearby attractions also include the delights of the Sani Pass, or the many farms and horse trails in the surrounding area.

  • Response Rate: 97%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 3 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 3 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Important Information

Please note that no noise is allowed after 9pm.

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Reviews for Douglas Drift

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Janice Beecham
21 December 2017

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of life, then this is the place. Beautiful countryside, welcoming hosts a place to be quiet and relax next to the river and soak up the beauty. Great location to explore the rest of the berg or take a trip up to Sani pass. Will definitely visit here again.

Wendy Byerley
20 November 2017

Craig and Jenny are the most welcoming hosts. Their fantastic location really makes you feel you are out in the country even though you are only 2 kms from all the facilities Underberg has to offer. The views are spectacular and an amble down to the river is a must. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely be returning. Thanks Craig and Jenny.

Candice Russell, South Africa
02 November 2015

What a great place to stay at! cosy, stunning views and the people are so welcoming! Will definitely be back for another weekend sometime.

Douglas Drift Map

Douglas Drift is 2.4km from the centre of Underberg , the nearest airport 151.6km (Margate Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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