Nondela Drakensberg Mountain Estate is a sprawling 2607-hetare estate located in the Northern Drakensberg. Read more about the history of the Drakensberg here. It lies on the boarder of the Free State and Kwa-Zulu Natal provinces embracing a rich cultural history. It is 340km (211 miles) and 258km (160 miles) away from the major urban centers of Johannesburg and Durban, respectively. The homes will be uniquely built with top of the range amenities. The development is a lifestyle estate that caters for a diverse group of people, from adventure seekers (who will be able to explore the many offerings including hiking trails, rock climbing, quad biking and ziplining), to our leisure seekers who will enjoy a more tranquil time spent at our wellness centre, indoor and outdoor pools as well as star gazing. Our sustainability offering makes sure that Nondela is not only eco-friendly, but that it is also self-sufficient. Nondela will offer a farmers’ market that is local to the greater Drakensberg area which will offer produce that is farmed in Nondela. Making it a holistic process from seed to table. What will be produced? Herbs, honey, fruits and much more. The development is located close to the border between the Free State province and Kwa-Zulu Natal in an area known for its natural beauty and majestic mountains, including the well-known “Amphitheatre”, which is roughly 34km (21.1 miles) as the crow flies from Nondela.

Ernie Els Signature
Golf Course

Situated in a natural valley, this Ernie Els Signature Golf Course includes a picturesque 18th hole next to a natural waterfall.

Farmers Market

Nondela Estate will host a Farmers Market, where products from the incubation hub and products from the nursery will be sold.

Leisure and Explore

Apart from the incredible outdoor activities, Nondela offers so much more including Pottery Making and a Pool Club.

  • Club House
  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Driving Range
  • Safaris
  • Tennis Courts
  • Action Cricket & Soccer
  • Archery
  • Mountain Biking
  • Horse Riding
  • Hiking Trails
  • Rock Climbing
  • Zip Lining
  • Quad Biking
  • 4x4 Trails
  • Kids Club

Climate/ Weather

The warm season lasts for 5 months, from October to February, with an average daily high temperature above 26◦C. The hottest day of the year is January 1, with an average high of 28◦C and a low of 16◦C. The rest of the year, the temperatures are between 18◦C and 27◦C. The best times to visit Nondela is without a doubt all year round.