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The Old Hatchery

The Old Hatchery accommodation establishment is on the Drakensberg Gardens Resort road. It is situated 10 km from the village of Underberg in the Southern Drakensberg and just 30 km from Sani Pass therefore it is in the perfect location with stunning mountain views. A large thatched deck area overlooks the waterfall and dam where you can enjoy sundowners. The accommodation offered is Bed and Breakfast, Dinner, Bed and Breakfast as well as self catering accommodation.

See below for the breakdown of accommodation available and the inquiry form for you to check availability as well as rates:


This is a stunning self catering house. It has 3 bedrooms, a main bedroom with en-suite bathroom and 2 twin bedrooms with separate bathrooms. There is a fireplace for the chilly winter nights, a fully equipped kitchen, lounge and dining room and braai facilities outside.  There is a TV with a small selection of movies on a hard drive. One extra room with sleeper couch.


Self catering cabin or Bed and breakfast basis, there are 3 little fishing cabins that each sleep 2 adults and a small child.  The cabins are equipped with a bedroom, a bathroom, a fireplace, and a fully equipped kiitchenette as well as braai facilities.  There are no TV’s in these units. The fishing cabins are PET FRIENDLY but do not have enclosed areas for dogs.


This is a lovely self catering thatched house. This majestic thatch house has 4 beautifully decorated bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.  A large entertaining covered patio with braai facilities.  Underfloor heating.  There is a TV in this unit but please bring your own DSTV.


This luxury double story guesthouse has 6 bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms. The bedrooms all have temperature control facilities (either air-con or floor heating).  There is a TV in each bedroom with access to Movies, sport, news.  Upstairs in the lounge there are 4 different seating areas set up for your enjoyment. Breakfasts and dinners are served on a la carte menu in our restaurant that overlooks the trout dam and waterfall.


  • • Passports (for the trip up Sani Pass into Lesotho)
  • • Swimming towels
  • • Camping chairs & umbrella
  • • Tea, coffee, sugar and milk.
  • • Charcoal & wood
  • • Good walking boots
  • • Warm jacket, beanie, gloves (for the trip up the pass)
  • • Sun screen & hat for hot summer days
  • • Gumboots for wet rainy days
  • • Food & drinks

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