The town of Ugie is situated amoung the
foothills of the Southern Drakensberg, in the Eastern Cape and issurrounded by natural scenery which is unforgettably beautiful.
The towering mountains, innumerable
streams, winding rivers large dams and pine plantations make this area averitable paradise for the angler, water sport, 4 x 4 enthusiast, hiker, quad biker, snow
skier, para-glider, hunter,bird watcher and indeed anyone who loves the
Situated on the R56 road, which is the
shortest route between the Durban area and the Western Cape, withtarred
throughout, Ugie is readily accessible and offer excellent and varied accommodation for
business,travelers and tourists alike. Umtata airport is less than an
hours drive away and easily accessible by air fromJohannesburg or Durban
International. Ugie is the gateway to the Maluti route tourist sites, and the
The climate is bracing and healthy
although it is cold in winter with mountain snow. Tiffendel ski resort on theupper slopes is a short drive away, and offer all year skiing and is the only resort of its
kind in South Africa.Spring is warm and summer is never oppressively hot
with a pleasant mountain breeze.
The Ukhahlamba mountain range of which Ugie is part has recently been declared a world
With its varied indigenous plants, birdlife, animal species, rock art, dinosaur footprints,
caves, breathtakingvalleys and spectacular and majestic mountain,Ugie is The Place to be ! !