Travel along the N3, past Pietermaritzburg and through Mooi River. You will pass the Wagendrift Dam on your left, and keep going until you reach the Estcourt North Giants Castle Central Berg Turnoff. Turn left at the glide-off, and carry on through Loskop for 28kms. Please note there are lots of cattle and animals, be careful! You will reach a crossroads, with a sign saying Central Drakensberg, turn left. Follow this road for 11kms, and Champagne Sports is situated on the left hand side.
A) Scenic Route: CAUTION: Do not follow this route in wet or freezing conditions. Johannesburg to Harrismith on N3. At Harrismith turn right onto the N5 towards BETHLEHEM / BLOEMFONTEIN. Proceed for ± 5km, turn left onto the R712 QWA-QWA/BERGVILLE road. Proceed for ± 10kms. Turn left again on the BERGVILLE/OLIVIERSHOEK PASS (R74) road. Continue past Sterkfontein dam, down Oliviershoek Pass, straight through Bergville and onto Winterton. At Winterton turn right onto the R600, CENTRAL BERG road, which is directly opposite the Engen garage; proceed for ± 13km to the crossroad junction at Thokozisa. Cross straight over and continue for ± 11.4 km. The Hotel is situated on the left hand side.
B). Freeway Route: Johannesburg to Van Reenen’s Pass on the N3. Pass through the Tugela Toll Plaza which is at the bottom of Van Reenen’s Pass. Continue approximately 14 kilometres to the R616 BERGVILLE turn off, proceed left on the N11 towards Ladysmith for approximately 4 kilometres and turn right onto the R600 Spioenkop / Winterton Rd. Travel along over the highway, and past Spioenkop Lodge / Nature Reserve. When you reach a T-Junction turn left to Winterton. Take a right over the railway line (R600) when you get into Winterton. This is directly opposite the Engen garage. Follow that road until you reach the crossroads at Thokozisa. Go straight over the crossroads and travel a further 11 kms, until you see Champagne Sports on your left hand side.
South African Airways, British Airways, Mango and Kulula service Durban on a daily basis. There are regular flights to Durban from most major South African cities. International connections are available from OR Tambo or Cape Town International Airport.
The King Shaka Airport is 5km from Champagne Sports Resort. Please click here to book a shuttle from the airport/to the airport. Bookings and payment to made directly with the shuttle service.
DIRECTIONS FROM THE AIRPORT:
Exit and turn right at the traffic circle into Allister Miller Drive, continue across the second and third traffic circles to the traffic lights.
Turn right into La Roche Drive and continue straight to the beachfront.
Turn right into Beach Road and continue straight along the beachfront, past The Boardwalk pedestrian entrance.
Turn right into 2nd Avenue at the Casino sign.
Proceed up 2nd Avenue to the 2nd traffic circle; The Boardwalk main entrance will be on the right hand side.
29° 0′ 46.50” S 29° 27′ 20.40” E
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