Loteni is noted for its magnificent scenery and beautiful camp.
Lotheni is situated in a remote section of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park. Many delightful walking trails are available to suit all ages.For spectacular views of the Drakensberg , the Emadundwini Trail , a 11.8 km circular route crossing a number of small streams and traveling up a steep incline is recommended. Other trails such as the Eagle, Falls, Canyon, Jacobs Ladder and the historically interesting Gelib Tree are also very rewarding.Birdwatching with a bird list of 172 species , mountain biking and trout fishing are popular activities. 16kms of the Lotheni river is available for fly fishermen and stocked with brown trout.Although chilly , swimming in the Lotheni river is safe unless it is in flood , and there is a very good swimming spot approximately 1km below the camp.The comfortable hutted camp , electrically lit from 17:00 – 22:00 , consists of 12 self contained chalets , each with its own refrigerator , two-plate gas stove (with a small oven) bathroom and toilet. In addition to the chalets there are two fully self-contained 6 bed cottages. All units have fire places. In both types of accommodation bedding , cutlery and crockery are provided , but visitors must bring all their own food supplies and do their own cooking. The nearest source of provisions is at the Lotheni store , 14km from the camp. The curio shop at Lotheni supplies some basic groceries. One deep-freeze unit situated in the camp kitchen is available for use by camp visitors , as is a single large gas stove for large family cooking.SIMES RUSTIC COTTAGE:A rustic cottage is also available. This is equipped with gas , and visitors do their own cooking and supply their own towels , sheets and pillow slips. The cottage is next to a small dam, which has been stocked with trout. The dam is reserved for use by visitors to the rustic cottage only . Other visitors may obtain permission to fish there when the cottage is unoccupied.
- 2×6-bed chalets @ R280.00 per adult, with a minimum of R1120.00 per chalet
- 12×3-bed chalets @ R214.00 per adult, with a minimum of R425.00 per chalet
- Simes 1×10-bed rustic cottage a minimum of R1800.00
- Trout Fishing permit @ R50 per person per day – bag limit of 10 Fish.