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The N3 Gateway has it all – restaurants, accommodation, experiences, activities, endless views and more…

Search, find authentic experience from Pretoria to Durban, Lesotho to KZN Battlefields

The N3 Gateway region stretches from Pretoria in the North to Valley of a Thousand Hills in the South, traversing four provinces, namely KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Mpumalanga and Gauteng. The region incorporates cross-border tourism with Lesotho through Phuthaditjhaba, Caledonspoort and Sani Pass and includes the Battlefields Route up to Newcastle.

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The N3 Gateway has something to offer everyone from secluded retreats; health spas, wedding and team building venues. We invite you to explore our website and discover what it means to have so many wonderful places to stay within easy access of a world-class highway such as the N3 Toll Route.

Black Scabbard Portuguese Bistro
A family run Bistro specialising in Portuguese food, just outside of Winterton in the Central Drakensberg.
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Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – Photography
Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House is located in Ladysmith and offers quality accommodation ideally suited for holidaymakers, contractors
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Country and Coastal Touring – Rafting, canoeing, paddling
Country and Coastal Touring are based in the city of Durban, South Africa. We offer pre-planned guided tours throughout South
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From a one day adventure to a week-long getaway, the N3 Gateway can entertain your friends, family, in-laws, foodies and adrenaline enthusiasts no end! View our N3 Gateway highlights

Giants Cup Slackpacker
This three-day Southern Drakensberg ‘slackpacking’ experience follows the clearly designated Giants Cup hiking trail, overnight stays in comfortable lodges.  With
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Experience the Taste of Alpine
Savour some scrumptious offerings at the Alpine Heath Resort’s onsite eateries. Hungry patrons can enjoy the culinary delights of the
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Birding Paradise in the Midlands Meander
A three-day birding experience in the Midlands Meander, recommended sites and birder friendly accommodation options available. Set in the beautiful
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Set in indigenous, tranquil grounds, Spion Kop Lodge offers warm hospitality. This was General Buller’s headquarters during the Anglo-Boer War
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The Midlands Meander is for Children
The Midlands Meander abounds with experiences and adventures for everyone from little ones to teenagers – and Mom and Dad too!
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The Lilac Crane – Gift shops
The Lilac Crane is a proudly local retail space situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Nottingham Road
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