Join the Drakensberg Experience

It’s a legal requirement to be a member of a registered Community Tourism Organisation (CTO) to renew your business licence and there are several significant benefits:

  • Get listed on our website
  • Have exposure on our social media platforms
  • Be on our annual MAP
  • Distribution of 20 000 maps to all major airports
  • Have access to our video which showcases the area and all the activities available
  • Get opportunities for representation at trade and travel shows
  • Be part of a great team that is passionate about showcasing the Drakensberg region
  • Be involved with our municipality in helping build tourism in the region
  • Help us create campaigns for improvement and change in our area

Members are encouraged to:

  • Participate in building our fabulous brand
  • Keep their listing on the website up to date
  • Assist with content for social media
  • Liaise with committee members to address ideas or concerns
  • Participate in competitions or help host delegates who might assist us in growing our reach
  • Help represent the area at trade or consumer shows

BECOME A MEMBER in these easy steps…

  1. Complete the membership information form (here below …)
  2. Calculate 2023 payable:
    • Once-off joining fee: R470.00
    • Hotels / Bed & Breakfasts / Self-catering venues per bedroom
      • 1 to 3 rooms pay: R895.00
      • 4 to 10 rooms pay: R1 000.00
      • 11 to 20 rooms pay: R1 110.00
      • 21 and more rooms pay: R1 630.00
    • Businesses: R895.00
  3. Pay directly into the organisation’s bank account:
    Standard Bank, Ladysmith branch, code 057725
    Account Name: Drakensberg Experience
    Account number; 251336263
    Reference: Your establishment or business name
    E-mail PROOF OF PAYMENT to:
    4. Fees are payable on joining and thereafter on the 1st of January each year.
    5. Your Registration Certificate will be emailed to you.

If you would rather complete a physical form, please download the PDF here,

complete it and email the form to us to the above email addresses.

Membership Application Form

    Type of Business (Please tick box)

    Number of rooms?