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Three Tree Hill
Luxury four star family-run lodge
Located at the foothills of Drakensberg Mountains, KwaZulu Natal
Formerly known as Three Trees at Spioenkop, this Fair Trade certified lodge, places great emphasis on Sustainable Responsible Tourism and offers spectacular scenery, locally grown farm-style country food with superb hospitality. It is the ideal environment in which to unwind and be rejuvenated.
Close to the base of Van Reenens pass, the lodge is also the ideal half-way stop between Johannesburg & Durban, only 27km from the N3 highway. This lodge is the perfect location to base yourself for exploring the major Anglo-Boer War Battlefields in KwaZulu Natal (Battles of Spioenkop and Colenso), the Northern Drakensberg Mountains (world heritage site), and within easy (2hrs) reach of the Anglo-Zulu War Battlefields (Battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift).
The name Spion Kop, Spioenkop or Spionkop (Spy or Lookout Hill) was given to this impressive hill by the Voortrekkers in 1837 as they settled along the Tugela River Valley. Spionkop was the original Voortrekker or Boer spelling, and Spion Kop the English version, with Spioenkop as the modern Afrikaans spelling. ‘So, as you wish…’
- Luxury Accommodation, all meals, Soft drinks, local spirits, beers and house wines, 2 guided activities
per day (see below) Wifi, VAT
The old-world charm of the lounge/dining area with its large verandahs creates an ideal environment in which to wind down and enjoy nature. Meals are often served outside where one can soak up the views while enjoying the delicious local farm-style fare.
Fun for all ages as the lodge is home to a sheltered swimming pool, Croquet lawn, Sunrise Viewing Deck, Sundowner Viewing Point, Childrens outside play area with jungle gym, trampoline, obstacle course, sand pit & fantasy house.
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