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Champagne Sports, R600 Champagne Valley, Winterton, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Nestled in the tranquility of the Central Drakensberg, the Champagne Sports Resort beckons visitors to a comfortable hideaway that boasts a unique combination of convenient location, country club atmosphere, great accommodation and friendly staff. With spectacular views of Champagne Castle and Cathkin Peak, the Champagne Sports Resort is more than a hotel in the mountains—it is an experience.A stay in the 'bergs won't be complete without a river rafting experience on the Tugela, Mlambonjwa, Injasuthi or Bushman's rivers with their cascading falls and breathtaking scenery. Champagne Sports Resort offers a balance of recreation, activity and tranquility. Whether you plan a day on the links or a day drive of sightseeing splendor, every choice will delight with the splendor of South Africa.From roaming herds of Blesbok and rare birds that inhabit the estate at Champagne Sports Resort to the vibrant, cosmopolitan port city of Durban, brimming with entertainment, museums and galleries, shopping, dining and more, you'll be pleased with your journey.
Experiences and Nearby Activities
Onsite Amenities and Activities
Guest Accommodation Information
|General Room Amenities|
|Twin / Single Bed|
|Two complete bathrooms|
|Maximum Occupancy: 8|
|Private Occupancy: 6|
Maps, Directions & GPS
R600 Champagne Valley
Airport: King Shaka International Airport
Directions to Resort:
Travel along the N3, past Pietermaritzburg and through Mooi River. You will pass the Wagendrift Dam on your left. Keep going until you reach the Estcourt North Giants Castle Central Berg Turnoff. Turn left at the glide-off, and carry on through Loskop for 28 kms. Please note there are lots of cattle and animals so be careful! When you reach a crossroads with a sign saying Central Drakensberg, turn left. Follow this road for 11 kms. Champagne Sports Resort is situated on the left hand side.
Airport: OR Tambo International Airport
Directions to Resort: From Johannesburg (Scenic Route)
CAUTION: Do not follow this route in wet or freezing conditions.
Travel on N3 from Johannesburg to Harrismith. At Harrismith turn right on to the N5 towards Bethlehem / Bloemfontein. Proceed for approximately 5 km and turn left onto the R712 QWA-QWA / Bergville Road. Proceed for about 10 kms. Turn left again on the Bergville / Oliviershoek Pass (R74) Road. Continue past Sterkfontein Dam, down Oliviershoek Pass, straight through Bergville and on to Winterton. At Winterton turn right onto the R600, Central Berg Road, which is directly opposite the Engen garage. Proceed for about 13 kms to the crossroad junction at Thokozisa. Cross straight over and continue for approximately 11.4 kms. The hotel is situated on the left hand side.
From Johannesburg (Freeway Route)
Travel on N3 from Johannesburg to Van Reenen’s Pass. Pass through the Tugela Toll Plaza which is at the bottom of Van Reenen’s Pass. Continue approximately 14 kms to the R616 Bergville turn off. Proceed left on the N11 towards Ladysmith for approximately 4 kms and turn right onto the R600 Spioenkop / Winterton Road. Travel along over the highway and past Spioenkop Lodge / Nature Reserve. When you reach a T-junction, turn left to Winterton. When you get into Winterton take a right over the railway line (R600). This is directly opposite the Engen garage. Follow that road until you reach the crossroads at Thokozisa. Go straight over the crossroads and travel approximately 11 kms until you see Champagne Sports Resort on your left hand side.
Services & Amenities
Note: Please take pool towels.
|Table Tennis/Ping Pong|
|Helicopter / Plane Sightseeing|
|Children's pool (outdoor)|
News & Events
Drakensberg Restaurant offering buffet dining
Cathkin Arms - Sports lounge and bar
|Restaurants & Lounges|
|Check In Day: Friday / Weekly stays only. Availability is bookable for arrivals with a 10 month booking window.|
|Check in time: 16:00|
|Check out time: 10:00|
|You Need To Know|
|Prior to checking in: No pets allowed. Car hire is essential to tour the surrounding area. Guests are strongly advised to seek expert health guidance with regards to any medical prevention, i.e. vaccinations, malaria tablets, etc. Guests do need to verify their entry requirements (i.e. Visa) in advance prior to travel. This is an affiliate resort of THE Club®. The resort is not owned or managed by Diamond Resorts International and there is no representative onsite. Bookings are for durations of 7 nights only.|
|Rental Phone: +44(0) 800 358 6991|
Accessibility Corporate Statement
Diamond Resorts is committed to providing stress-free holidays to our members, owners and guests. We take into consideration the needs of those who have a visual or hearing impairment, or a mobility access requirement.
We have an ongoing program of commitment which consists of:
- Ensuring we comply with the current accessibility legislation.
- Making appropriate enhancements (where possible) to resorts and resort plans.
- Offering a wide range of accessibility aids.
- Improving internal awareness and training.
- Offering an appointed Accessibility Ambassador in each Resort, to take care and assist our members, owners and guests with accessibility needs.
- Providing accurate information on our website, including information on access, available facilities and accessibility aids.
- Communicating with our members via regular disability forums and surveys to identify areas for improvement.
- Producing compliant literature and communicating within the same guidelines.
*Note: Please bear in mind that accessibility aids may vary from resort to resort.
We have ADA amenities available. For any guests needing assistance, or if you have any questions/comments regarding the above, please contact us at: