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Khotso Lodge & Horse Trails

Drakensberg Gardens Road, Underberg 3257 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
2 Star accommodation
Khotso Horse Trails and Accommodation, deep in the Southern Drakensberg, is both a working horse and sheep farm and a perfect base to either explore, adventure or relax. Khotso is famous in the area for More its spectacular horse trails, which range from 1-hour rides to 3-day cross-border expeditions into Lesotho. There is the rustic and lively Backpackers Lodge, a new campsite with kitchen and ablution block in the orchard next to the mountain stream, as well as 3 newly refurbished self-catering rondawels overlooking a private gorge behind. Enjoy the idyllic life that comes with living in the mountains, far away from the hustle and bustle in the towns and cities. Spend precious time with friends and family in your own rondawel or head to the Lodge for the sociable atmosphere to embrace the wonderful characters that travel here from all over the world. With the full 1 000 hectare farm at your disposal, ride over the ridge tops on horseback, hike to one of the mineral water pools, swim or fish the Umzimkulu river, mountain bike the extensive single track routes, or just take time out from your hectic day-to-day routine to relax and unwind by a fire under the stars in the breathtaking scenery of the Southern Drakensberg. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Golf course
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$42 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Khotso Adventure Farm
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Underberg
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We spent two nights staying in one of the rondavels and had a great time. The accommodation was equipped with all we needed. The kitchen had enough utensils to prepare food and the Braai just outside was great.

The stay was comfortable but a couple of small bits could of made i
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Close to the mointains, great place with a nice scenery overlooking the mountains.Quiet place with horses running around.Offers horseback rides which are easy and enjoyable for everyone. Food was great!
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Absolute friendly staff, accommodating hosts and very nice and helpful and bubbly people, horse riding was amazing and the views...spectacular. easy walks and beautiful scenery and all round great vacation venue for either a romantic getaway and will also be well suited for a fa
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Response from KhotsoHorseTrails, General Manager at Khotso Lodge & Horse Trails
Responded Oct 17, 2018
Hi there! Thanks so much for your kind words and for choosing us as the location for your honeymoon!!!! Hope the rest of your trip went well,. Much love for many years to come from all of us at Khotso!
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quiet and great place in nature, nice view, hospitality of owners, good cooking, cosy rondavel, good horses. We appreciated the 3 nights at Khotso lodge to have rest and horse riding during 2 days. We'll come back to discover Lesotho by horse; surely a fantastic experience.
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Best place to stay in the Drakensberge. We stayed there for three nights. Very cosy, friendly staff and great atmosphere. The surrounding countryside is stunning. We did a hike to Rhino's Peak and a Sunset Horse ride which both is highly recommendable.
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Response from KhotsoHorseTrails, General Manager at Khotso Lodge & Horse Trails
Responded Oct 10, 2018
Thank you for your great comments! Please come back soon!!!! Khotso xx
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Views from the top of the mountain during the 2 hrs horse trail
a beautiful crisp morning
Can we do a 2 day horse trail with overnight in Lesotho thru sanipass?
Hello, we do an overnight trail into Lesotho but not via Sani Pass. We use Bushmansnek border post and ride into Sheslabathebe national park.
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Is there trout fishing on the property?
We didn't fish so I'm not 100% sure.
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How fast and reliable is your WiFi? I work from my computer and would like to make arrangements with my clients before booking.
Hello, our wifi is not super fast but good for e mails and sending photos. Most of the times you can skype. We also have coffee shops in town (10km) where the internet is better. Kind Regards Lulu
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whats the best way to get there from DUrban's airport?
570Boba is right about the direction, but in the event of you wondering the "how" - "Other than hitch hiking (not recommended) or hiring a helicopter (well…it happens), there are three popular methods of arriving in Underberg. Once in the village of Underberg we will come fetch you ourselves at no additional cost. The most popular and cheapest method is to rent a car – plain and simple. However this is not that great an option if you aren’t comfortable or confident driving in a strange country. For that purpose there is the Underberg Express shuttle that runs on a daily basis between Underberg and Durban. Another less frequented option is to single out the local mini-bus system: This is a very cheap option but is generally speaking a little more risky and not very comfortable (as the buses don’t run on time schedules and aren’t designed for luxury travel – means to an end sort of travel)." Excerpt from Khotso's website.
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Hi, would it be possible to camp at your place (probably tomorrow night) with our camper truck? We would love to take a Tour to Lesotho and Horse riding.
"For maximum privacy opt for a rondavel, low budget the dormitory and in between rooms at the back packer."
"Stay at the Rondavells if you can :)"
"Campsites to the east of the grounds have the best views and are a bit "higher" for that unexpected thunderstorm..."
"Chose a chalet / rondavel if you want enough privacy to feel safe having sex"
"Rondewals for more intimate visits :)"
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