Vulintaba Country Estate

Nestled in a picturesque amphitheatre of mountains with serenity, beauty and an expansive tract of unmatched scenery in northern Drakensberg.

Be inspired. Be awakened. Be moved

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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Vulintaba Golf

Activities at Vulintaba

The absolute tranquility and joy of living surrounded by nature is a refresher for the soul

  • Golf
  • Putting green
  • Chipping green
  • Driving range
  • Spa
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Trail Running
  • Hiking Trails
  • Fly fishing
  • 3D Bow hunting (coming soon)

Development Breakdown

  • 582 Freehold Stands
  • A 69 Room Hotel with Spa and Four Star Rating
  • 9-hole Golf Course with clubhouse & driving range
  • Wedding Chapel
  • Conference Centre – 500 pax
  • Restaurant (Buffet or A-la-Carte)
  • Abundant wildlife and over 320 indigenous bird species
  • Over 50 kilometres of world-class mountain-biking trails
  • A variety of walking and running trails
  • Fly Fishing in a variety of dams

Vulintaba Country Hotel

Home of the Ankole

Jackson Brown

Escape the city and all that comes with it to a luscious sea of green, framed by the Drakensberg in a picturesque background. Join us at Jackson Brown for hearty meals and ice cold drinks on sunny summer days. With ample space for the kids to play and enjoy the outside world.
Play a round of golf and enjoy a cold one on ice. Bring the whole family and enjoy an adventure filled day filled with good food and happy memories.


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