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Exit 179 is not open, as there is damage to one of the bridges

Please follow the below directions to take you through Winterton to Champagne Sports Resort.

Go past the exit 179 (Do not take)

Keeping on the N3

Pass the Ultra City

Take the next off ramp which is exit 194 – Bergville  / Colenso

Turn left onto the R74

Follow for 20km to Winterton

At robots in Winterton

Turn left onto the R600

Travel for 13km to the four way intersection – go straight over

Travel another 11km and Champagne Sports Resort will be on your left hand side

Travel along the N3, past Pietermaritzburg and through Mooi River. You will pass the Wagendrift Dam on your left. Keep going until you reach the EXIT 179 Estcourt (North) 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 “R600 Central Drakensberg”, turn left. Follow this road for 11kms, and Champagne Sports is situated on the left-hand side.


Freeway Route:

Travel from 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 km, until you see Champagne Sports on your left-hand side.

Scenic Route:

CAUTION: Do not follow this route in wet or freezing conditions

Travel from Johannesburg to Harrismith on the 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). 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.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text el_class=”m-p-20″]


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 to and from the Resort.


Exit the airport grounds and take the N3 towards Pietermaritzburg.  See directions as given on the left.

GPS Co-ordinates

Champagne Sports Resort, Drakensberg

29° 0′ 46.50” S 29° 27′ 20.40” E


Right-click on the map below to download and print it

Map to CSR from Johannesburg


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To find information about the venue click here

to read their COVID-19 protocols

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