Rising from the Eastern Cape and running along the Kwazulu-Natal's western border, the Drakensberg mountain range is the highest in South Africa standing at 3482 m/11424 ft in height. The mountains are capped by a layer of basalt of 1400 m/4593 ft thick and offers amazing flora and fauna.
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Four Wheel Driving in Queenstown, South Island, Otago New Zealand
The town is surrounded by Lake Wakatipu and the awe-inspiring Southern Alps, with spectacular mountains such as the Remarkables, Cecil Peak and Ben Lomond. Queenstown and the surrounding area was the setting for the legendary films Lord of the Rings and X-Men Origins. Despite the mountainous landscape, the climate is considered to be oceanic, with warm summers and temperatures that can reach up to 30°C/86°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls.
Grasp the opportunity to explore the wild beauty of the area around Queenstown in an organized four-wheel driving tour. You will have the chance to see the Remarkables and the Crown Range, and discover the shores of Lake Wakatipu, while driving towards Wakatipu Basin.
Enjoy the breathtaking scenery, the awe-inspiring mountains and forests, the magnificent canyons and wild nature. Operators (based in Queenstown) offer a variety of 4WD tours and will pick you up from your hotel.