Activities in the Southern Drakensberg

Situated at high altitude and far removed from major development ensures that the Southern Drakensberg remains a pristine environment for the outdoor enthusiast. Besides the majestic Sani Pass, mountain biking, hiking and superb trout fishing, numerous other sports and activities promise a most enjoyable stay.

Local Attractions

The inspirational beauty and splendour of the Underberg countryside has long been an attraction for recreational visitors to the Southern Drakensberg.

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The Sani Pass

The legendary Sani Pass provides the only road link between KwaZulu-Natal and Lesotho, and is the only road crossing the summit of the high Drakensberg.

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Health and Beauty

Relax, take a deep breath and spoil yourself with a relaxing massage or de-stress with lovely yoga.

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Hiking

The Southern Drakensberg offers superb hiking opportunities to all, young and old, fit and unfit.

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Fishing

The Southern Drakensberg affords more fly-fishing opportunities than any other district in South Africa!


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Horse Riding

Horse riding is always a favourite Berg activity, with numerous hotels and farm getaways offering outrides.

 

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Birding & Wildlife

Around the world bird watching is the most popular outdoor activity after gardening but in the Drakensberg and Lesotho it is THE most popular outdoor activity for visitors.

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Sporting

Are you an active person? Besides the many yearly events you can take part in we have facilities for all kinds of activities and sports.

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Tour Operators

If you are new to the area and want to get the most out of your Southern Drakensberg experience, contact a Tour Operator. They know the in’s and out’s of the place.

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Art Galleries

Less well known is that this aspect of our area has also drawn many artists and craftspeople to make their homes in the district.

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