Grave of Lieut. J.S. King

King was the commander of the ship Salisbury which, together with the Julia, were trading along the South African coast. They discovered the natural harbour of Port Natal during In 1826 King, Farewell and others returned to settle in Port Natal. King gained the confidence of King Chaka to such an extent that the king gave him a grant of land at the bay. He died of dysentery in 1828 and his pioneer grave is in an open space on the Bluff.

Sani Pass

Sani Pass

The spectacular Sani Pass pierces the Drakensberg Mountains through a narrow defile cut by the...

Mont-aux-Sources

Mont-aux-Sources

In 1830 two missionaries explored the mountains and when they reached the eastern edge they found...

Giant’s Castle

Giant’s Castle

South of Cathkin Peak the main wall of the Drakensberg maintains a level of more than 3 OOOm for...

Cathkin Peak

Cathkin Peak

One of the great cornerstones of the main wall of the Drakensberg, Cathkin Peak, stands out so...

Cathedral Peak

Cathedral Peak

For many years Cathedral Peak was known as Zikhali's Horn - after the son of Matiwane. King...

Mandela Monument

Mandela Monument

A little  known chapter  in President  Mandala's  history took place right in the  midlands of...

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