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The Antbear Guesthouse

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bushveld KwaZulu-Natal South Africa.  Bushveld experiences. Whether its watching the great preditors of the mountains at a vulchure resturant in the berg, or game spotting elephant and white rhino in the Thukela Biosphere, there are numerous game parks and nature reserves throught this region of KwaZulu-Natal to capture the imagination of every visitor. Base yourself at one of the many guesthouses like the Antbear Guesthouse to experience some of our natural wonders. The Antbear combines comfort with its unique environment overlooking the Drakensberg. Relaxing atmosphere, delicious food and spectacular views are what the Antbear is about

 It was originally built in the 1940's and has recently been restored by sculptor Bruce Attwood. The Antbear gets its name from the previous resident, who lived beneath the floor boards before restoration.

Using a fifty-year-old outhouse for the basic framework, Bruce created a unique guest-house and home in the rural hinterland of . The original structure consisted of two traditional rondavels, or thatch covered huts, connected by a stoep, or veranda with an overhead trellis. Perched on a kind of natural platform overlooking the Bushman's river,  the house has panoramic views of the Drakensberg Mountains for 160 Km. 

Relax, enjoy the view, take walks around the farm and savor the delicious food prepared by Andrew and Conny. There is a lot to be seen and done in the area. Experience some exquisite bushman rock art at Kamberg or drive up to Giants Castle and spend some time in the mountains. Day walks or overnight stays in the caves or mountain huts are both possible and very worthwhile. For those of you who are fanatical about trout then you'll find yourself in the right area. The safari feeling can be found in the Weenen or Spieonkop game reserves and of course the midlands meander offers plenty of opportunity to buy some local craftwork or just have a nice drive.

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