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.
The inspirational beauty and splendour of the Underberg countryside has long been an attraction for recreational visitors to the Southern Drakensberg.
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.
Health and Beauty
Relax, take a deep breath and spoil yourself with a relaxing massage or de-stress with lovely yoga.
The Southern Drakensberg offers superb hiking opportunities to all, young and old, fit and unfit.
The Southern Drakensberg affords more fly-fishing opportunities than any other district in South Africa!
Horse riding is always a favourite Berg activity, with numerous hotels and farm getaways offering outrides.
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.
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.
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.
Less well known is that this aspect of our area has also drawn many artists and craftspeople to make their homes in the district.