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, Memel 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.

If you like to share your travel experiences or find out what others have been experiencing, we invite you to join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

EXPLORE THE N3 GATEWAY - ITINERARIES
  • Category: Ballooning, Gliding & Paragliding
    An exhilarating Hot Air Ballooning adventure in the central Drakensberg (Champagne...
  • Category: Mountain Biking
    A two-day facilitated mountain biking tour. This tour is aimed at mountain bikers...
  • Category: Hiking
    A three-day slack packing trail from the Northern Drakensberg to the top of the...
  • Category: Birding

    A self-driven birding route on public dirt roads, just off the N3 Toll Route, near...


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