Legacy Private Residencies: Castleburn- Underberg, South Africa (C053)

Castleburn, Underberg

Nestled in the foothills of the mighty Drakensberg mountains, Castleburn offers the ideal getaway for those in search of nature’s abundance, beauty and peace. Immerse yourself in the glories of this splendid estate, which is part of a re-established wetlands area. Stroll along the shores of trout-stocked Lake Madingofani, where its shimmering surface reflects the rocky summits of Garden Castle. When you come upon your private residence, you will notice first the hand-hewn local stone and thatched roof. Step inside to discover a spacious and luxurious hideaway, complete with cozy fireplace and private terrace—the perfect setting from which to enjoy this naturalist’s wonderland, where eland, reedbuck and nearly 100 bird species can be seen. Expert guides will lead you to dramatic outcrops and crevices of the area, best seen on horseback. Or put on your hiking boots and explore the famous Giant’s Cup hiking trail, which passes through the resort. If you love peaceful settings, fresh air, and splashing in crystal clear streams, an idyllic retreat awaits you at Castleburn. Nestled in the foothills of the Drakensberg mountains and part of a re-established wetlands area, Castleburn is a peaceful sanctuary and offers the ideal getaway for nature enthusiasts.


  • 3- and 4-bedroom luxury residences
  • Stone fireplace
  • Terrace with braai (barbecue) area


  • The Lakeview Restaurant
  • Creel Pub
  • Highland Health and Beauty Salon
  • Wireless Internet

    Some amenities have additional fees.

On-Site Activities

  • Natural rock-hewn swimming pool
  • Two tennis courts - one floodlit
  • Recreational centre including pool tables, table tennis and darts
  • Children's playground including trampoline and putt-putt
  • Explore Giant's Cup hiking trail
  • Rowing, sailing and canoeing
  • Trails for guided horseback riding
  • Volleyball court
  • Fly fishing: rainbow, triploid and brown trout are plentiful
  • Bird watching - 100 species in the area

Area Attractions

  • Nature walks at nearby Natal Parks Board Nature Reserve
  • uKhahlamba Drakensberg World Heritage Site
  • Journey to charming village of Underburg (30 km)
  • Golf courses (4 km and 25 km)

Resort Directions

Legacy Private Residencies: Castleburn
Drakensberg Garden Road,
South Africa

Property Phone Numbers:
0027 33 701 1405

Latitude/Longitude Coordinates:



Air: The resort is a 2 ½ - hour drive from Durban International Airport.