Inkosana Drakensberg Backpackers, B&B Retreat, camping.  This is The Lonely Planet Pick for the whole Drakensberg!

GPS : S 29 00 56       E29 27 39

Inkosana lodge is situated in the Champagne valley of the Central Drakensberg. The lodge is surrounded by 50 acres of grassland, the gardens are indigenous. There are two self-catering kitchens and barbecue facilities in lovely shady spaces with breathtaking views. The herb garden has a summer house. Ablutions are well equipped with piping hot water.




Rooms and Rates

Special rates apply from 14 December to 6 January

Inkosana has the following accommodation, all are per person per night, a single supplement applies, special rates apply

Please ask re rates for 3/4  in a room and families.


All rates are per person per day

Please note, there maybe more beds available than appear on Hostel World and

Doubles en suite                                   R450 pp
These may be in the lodge or separate rondawels
Single                                                    R700

Doubles shared ablutions                      R350 pp
These may be in the lodge or separate rondawels
Single                                                    R500

Please stipulate if you want twins (2 seperate beds)

Some rooms can take 3 or 4 people (special rates)

Dormitory rooms                                 R250 pp

These sleep up to 6

Towels are not provided in the dorms.

Camping                                                 R150 pp




Meals and catering

The Inkosana meals are well known for being really  good.  Complimentary tea and coffee is available all day.

Breakfast consists of fruit, juice, yoghurt, cereals, porridge, homemade bead, jams, cheese. Filter coffee is also on order. R80

Supper consists of a vegetarian soup, salads, Inkosana bread and a sweet. All very filling. R120


Bookings and queries may be made to (27)  36 468 1202, fax to email 086 545 1023,  or use the form  below to e-mail us.
Contact us Email

Deposits are required for most bookings in the amount of the first night’s accommodation.

These can be taken by us using a provided credit card number, expiry date and ccv.

Bank deposits may be made to:

Inkosana Lodge  no.                       5220 1879 073

First National Bank    Estcourt   code 22 03 25

Please use the reference no provided by us and fax /email the slip to us.

Overseas deposits may be made using SWIFT after arranging this method with us :

First National Bank   Harding Street  Estcourt


Deposits from overseas cost an extra R200

Please advise us of date when the payment was made.

Postal address

Inkosana lodge
PO Box 60
Winterton 3340
South Africa

“Absolutely amazing , still here, cant leave its so great”
Shawn Naidoo