The Antbear Guesthouse
Zulus Zululand and the Drakensberg. Come and see what we can offer
KwaZulu Natal, South Africa is the home to the Zulu. It offers some of the most special places that tourists to this country can see. Zululand, the Drakensberg and the dolphin coast are but to name a few. The Antbear Guesthouse is one of the accommodation gems that are located here. They offer hospitable accommodation in the foothills of the Drakensberg. This location is a home for the Zulu people and a paradise for any our guests. The guesthouse 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.
Eccentrically refurbished using wood gathered in the surrounding valleys, the Antbear combines comfort with a unique environment with panoramic views of the Drakensberg Mountains for 160 Km. The guesthouse is perched on a natural kind of platform over looking the Bushmans river.
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 a horse trail where you get within meters of towering giraffes is not to be missed. Of course the midlands meander offers plenty of opportunity to buy some local craftwork and just have a nice day drive.
The Zulu people and Zululand have some special places to visit
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