Vulintaba Country Estate

Vulintaba, meaning “Open the Mountains”, is an estate nestled in a picturesque amphitheatre of mountains in northern Drakensberg. Vulintaba Country Estate offers property for sale in the Drakensberg with serenity, beauty and an expansive tract of unmatched scenery. It also happens to be the closest Berg Lifestyle Estate to Gauteng.

Be inspired. Be awakened. Be moved

Be moved by the majestic mountains and horizons of endless green – jump into pure joy as you enjoy the many attractions as mother nature and Vulintaba work together in harmony

Vulintaba Estate

Nested in a dramatic, picturesque amphitheatre of mountains Vulintaba Country Estate, in Newcastle, Northern Kwazulu-Natal, is a place of pure natural beauty that boasts an expansive tract of supreme landscape. Vulintaba is a translation of “Open the Mountains” in the native tongue of Kwazulu-Natal, IsiZulu, and is an unmatched lifestyle estate in South Africa. A perfect spot to get away from it all.


Equidistance from Durban and Johannesburg, this is the ideal site for a tranquil and rustic lifestyle surrounded by nature’s beauty. Vulintaba promises a lifestyle anchored first and foremost around the wonderful and pristine setting in the mountains with outstanding views and panoramas. the peace and tranquility of the site creates a holiday feel for those living here and a perfect retreat for those living elsewhere in the country.

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ANEW Resort Vulintaba Newcastle


The hotel resort has 69 superior rooms. Each room equipped with its own tea and coffee station, 10 channel TV, en-suite bathrooms with a shower and a bath, Luxurious Super King size beds. Rooms can be converted to twin rooms. The extraordinary views can be seen from each room. All rooms are non smoking. 

Standard Room


Family Rooms


The golf course layout has been masterfully planned by the DDV Design Group. This includes 9 holes and 18 tee variations. The course was opened on the 7 March 2013 and the facilities include a clubhouse, pro shop, driving range and academy. The course adheres to USGA standards and has received rave reviews since its launch. It is one of the top golf courses in KZN and has been named as one of the top 9-hole courses in South Africa by Golf Digest.




The home of the Ankole

Our breeding farm located near Newcastle, KwaZulu Natal, borders the Vulintaba Country Estate. This is the home of our Ankole cattle. At the foothills of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains the Anakole has free roaming on the estate where they are frequently encountered by golfers and estate residents.


The Ankole Bride Wedding

A picturesque venue with estate living, world class golfing facilities and a full-service hospitality offering.
Our weddings are hosted at the Vulintaba Hotel and our charming chapel and wedding hall boasts spectacular views of the estate and Drakensberg Mountains. We strive for individual attention, tailored personalised service and trust that your experience will be unforgettable.