Sungubala Eco Camp is situated in the Northern Drakensberg off the R74, between Harrismith and Bergville.

Sungubala Eco Camp is at the end of a 2km dirt track. Access is by 4×4 or 4×2 SUV or Bakkie (pick up truck) with good clearance. Luxury cars and vehicles with low profile tires wont make it.


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GPS co-ordinates: 28.623687 S,28.964914 E

From Gauteng

  • Take the N3 toward Durban
  • Head southeast on N3
  • Travel 257 km
  • At Harrismith take the N5 exit towards Bethlehem
  • Travel 4,8 km
  • Turn left onto R74 Towards Qwa-Qwa
  • Travel 8,6 km
  • Turn left to stay on R74 towards Bergville
  • Travel 35,9 km down the Oliviershoek Pass
  • NB Road works section for the next 14 km
  • Turn right towards Northern Drakensberg
  • Travel 7,3 km
  • Turn Right towards The Cavern
  • Travel 9.7km
  • Turn Right and travel 1.7km to the Camp

From Durban

  • Head west on N3 toward Johannesburg
  • Travel 183 km
  • Take exit 194 for R74 toward R103 Bergville
  • Turn left onto R74 toward Bergville
  • Travel 71,7 km (30km beyond Bergville)
  • Turn left towards Northern Drakensberg
  • Travel 7,3 km
  • Turn right towards The Cavern
  • Travel 9,7 km
  • Turn right
  • Travel 1,7 km