Drakensberg Activities & Attractions

Enjoy a variety of fun outdoor activities and visit many popular tourist attractions in the Drakensberg

hiking + zip lining + white water rafting + golfing + mountain boarding + fly fishing

There's no better way to embrace the true beauty of the Drakensberg than by getting active and participating in various exciting outdoor activities for an unforgettable holiday experience - all within close proximity

Guests have the opportunity to explore the Drakensberg in a leisurely and relaxed way, either by quad bike or you can saddle up on horse back though every previous visitor of the Drakensberg knows that Hiking on foot is the best and limitless way to get the most out of their exploration of the Drakensberg. There are various hiking trials to follow on map and each trails' characteristic is unique to one another with different natural features to come across along the way including spectacular waterfalls, massive caves and more.

For the Adventurous

For the more adventurous looking for activities to get their adrenalin pumping, why not take your adventure up high and go zip lining though the sky boasting amazing overhead views of the berg or strap up to go abseiling down steep vertical rock faces. If you're looking to go even higher then take to the sky on a helicopter tour of the drakensberg - the perfect opportunity to capture those rare 'birds eye view' snapshots on camera. The action doesn't stop there - Get your blood rushing back on the ground and try out a relatively new activity to do in the drakensberg called mountain boarding or brave the rapids by going White water rafting down rivers that intertwine through beautiful mountain valleys.

Bird Watching

Bird Enthusiasts are in for a treat. Not only does Tranquillity Farm allow guests the opportunity to spot an abundance of various bird species just from their cottages (click here for a list), but you've also got the entire drakensberg habitat to spot hundreds more as well as the Falcon Ridge Outdoor Birdshow to top it off.

Sporting Activities

Bring your rod and reel because Bass and Trout fishing near local dams could have you end up with a fresh catch for your social braai later that evening under the Drakensbergs' starry sky. Other Sporting activities to do in the drakensberg include golfing at 2 renowned Golf Courses (9 and 18 hole) and you can have some fun testing your aim at Archery.

Wining & Dining

Want to take a break from cooking? Treat yourself and get served a deliciously cooked country meal at restaurants and quaint coffee shops nearby.

Arts & Crafts

View the unusual pottery produced by local potters at Ardmore also including beadwork, clothing, paintings, hats, jewellery and many other various types of arty souveniors to buy and to remember your holiday in the Drakensberg.

Bee Farm

An interesting activity to do in the drakensberg near Tranquillity Farm for nature lovers, is to head off to the Bee keeping farm where you can see the process of farming bees, extracting honey, bottling etc.

Explore the area on 2 wheels

Bring your bicycle because Tranquillity Farm and the surroundings area is a lovely place to ride.

List of Activities above and more

  • Arts and crafts - view the unusual pottery produced by local potters at Ardmore
  • Quad biking
  • Abseiling
  • Zip lining
  • White water river rafting
  • mountain boarding and archery at 4 Rivers Rafting.
  • Falcon Ridge outdoor bird show.
  • Fishing at the Drakensberg Sun Hotel (trout) or Bell Park Dam (bass)
  • Bee keeping - See the process of farming bees, extracting honey, bottling etc.
  • Battlefields
  • Coffee shops and excellent restaurants and hotels
  • Drakensberg Boys Choir
  • Golf courses including Champagne Sports Resort (18 hole) and Monks Cowl (9 hole)
  • Hiking at the nearby Monks Cowl Nature Reserve.
  • Spionkop Game Reserve
  • Sterkspruit River Nearby
  • Helicopter flights
  • Zorbing
  • Northern Berg +/- 1hr drive
  • Southern Berg +/- 2 hr drive
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