WELCOME TO THE N3 GATEWAY
The N3 Gateway has something to offer everyone from mountain biking; fishing; trail running and hiking to heritage tourism; arts and crafts; 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 experiences within easy access of a world-class highway such as the N3 Toll Route. There are few areas in South Africa that cater so well to the self-drive tourist. Should you feel the need to find out more whilst en route, we have twelve dedicated tourism information nodes situated along the N3.
Explore, experience and enjoy everything this beautiful part of South Africa has to offer, from the mighty Drakensberg and famous country villages and routes such as Clarens and the Midlands Meander to hidden gems such as Ommidraai, Van Reenen and Fouriesberg.The N3 Gateway is a memorable journey from the minute you begin planning your trip, until you arrive home safely.
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.
Category: BirdingSelf-drive birding route off the N3 Toll Route, at Van Reenen, birders can spot: Blue...
Category: Food, Wine & BeerWine tasting, deli and cuisine and art in the Central Drakensberg.
Category: Rafting / Paddling
Abseiling 18 to 42m down a quarry face
Half-Day paddling, comprising three to...
Category: Horse RidingTwo- or three-day out rides into Lesotho on horseback.