The ultimate Southern Drakensberg destination guide

Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

November 2018

Sani Stagger Endurance Race

November 24, 2018
Sani Pass, Sani Pass
Himeville, KwaZulu-Natal 3256 South Africa
+ Google Map

An out and back route, the marathon starts and ends at the Sani Pass Hotel. This is a tough run; the climb to the Sani Pass Summit is 1300 metres and you do that in just over 20 kilometres! By the time you’ve reached half way you only would have done 280 metres and the border post is at 1968 metres above sea level. Twin Streams comes and goes as does Suicide Bend, Ice Corner and Big Bend Corner. This…

Find out more »

Clouds of Hope 5km Fun Run

November 24, 2018
Sani Pass, Sani Pass
Himeville, KwaZulu-Natal 3256 South Africa
+ Google Map

The first edition of the Stagger Trail, the trail running branch of the famous Sani Stagger, has joined forces with the local Clouds of Hope Children’s Care Centre to introduce the Clouds of Hope 5km Fun Run on Saturday, 24 November. The event is geared towards encouraging families that are in the area to take part in a short 5km run where all proceeds will go to the Clouds of Hope Children’s Care Centre which is situated in Underberg. Clouds…

Find out more »

January 2019

Euro Steel Drak Descent

January 19 - January 20
Ye olde Duck, Drakensberg Garden Road
Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal 3256 South Africa
+ Google Map
R600 – R1100

Riders Set to ascend The Descent The fourth annual Euro Steel Drak Descent, a two-day mountain bike stage race, will be held on the 20 & 21 of January 2018.  This event has proved to be a major attraction for reasons very different to the other successful local mountain bike success stories.  While riders still need to complete the route in pairs, the focus of the Drak Descent is the fabulous single track the riders experience within a spectacular setting. Riders follow…

Find out more »

Drak Challenge

January 19 - January 20
Castleburn, Castleburn
Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal 3256 South Africa
+ Google Map

The 26th edition of the popular N3TC Drak Challenge canoe marathon takes place on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 January 2019, based in the Southern Drakensberg town of Underberg. Founded in 1994 the race takes in two stages of river racing on the uMzimkhulu River, starting high in the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg at the confluence of the uMzimkhulu and the uMlambonja River close to Castleburn resort on the Drak Gardens road. The 26km long first stage starts by…

Find out more »

GWK Run the Rivers trail run

January 19 @ 8:00 am - January 20 @ 5:00 pm
Underberg Underberg, + Google Map
R 400

Cost for this event is R400 for both days. Entry will include a garment. Riders who enter the Eurosteel MTB challenge or GWK Run the Rivers Trail Runs can only enter for both days (i.e. can’t enter for one day or the other). 
There is currently no closing date for the Eurosteel Challenge and Run the Rivers Trail Run at this stage. Approximate Distances: Eurosteel Drak Decent: Day 1 = 41, Day 2 = 43 Eurosteel MTB Challenge: Day 1…

Find out more »

Sani Pass Wild Flower Walk

January 27
Sani Pass, Sani Pass
Himeville, KwaZulu-Natal 3256 South Africa
+ Google Map
R500

SANI PASS (and Lesotho!) WILD FLOWER WALK Sunday 27 January 2019 LAST CHANCE? The upgrading of Sani Pass has finally been approved, despite our fight against the idea of a hard surface. Work has not yet begun although rumour has it that it will start soon. We said this last year, but this may be your last opportunity to walk to Pass before road works take over! Add a short walk through the botanical wonderland of the Lesotho plateau to your…

Find out more »

February 2019

ESHAYAMOYA Valentines Train  ride and picnic by the river

February 17
Creighton Station Chreighton, KZN South Africa
R200

Bookings now open for the  Valentines Train  ride and picnic by the river…  SUNDAY 17 FEBRUARY…. Bring all your friends and family   …this is a fun outing for everyone!!! We will depart Creighton Station at 10am and be back at Creighton Station by 3pm. The train ride is 3 hours long, and then we have the stop along the Ngangwane River on our return leg for about an hour and half to two hours for a picnic.  You bring all…

Find out more »

March 2019

Safire Berg 100

March 23
kenmo Lake, Loteni Road
Himeville, KZN 3256 South Africa
+ Google Map
R400

One Day of amazing bike riding 23 March 2019 100 kms Take on KZN's biggest one day 100km MTB marathon in the iconic Drakensberg. What makes this race unique to any other in SA is that due to the nature of the route we are able to change directions every year, allowing the rider a completely "new" ride every year! 2019 will take riders from the picturesque village of Himeville through to the iconic Nottingham Road. The climbs are long, but so are the descents,…

Find out more »

Glencairnswimrun

March 29 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm
Glencairn Farm, Sani Pass Road
Himeville, KZN 3256 South Africa
+ Google Map

Welcome to Glencairn farm. Home of Sani2c and Glencairn trail run, situated in the southern Drakensberg, under the iconic Sani pass. We are so excited to announce our brand new event, the Glencairn Swim Run. I’m lucky enough to live in this beautiful part of South Africa and train in this area daily. I have always loved the three disiplines of triathlon but am actually a mountain biker by profession. So when we thought of a new event we thought…

Find out more »

April 2019

Drakensberg Rockjumper

April 6 - April 7
Sani Pass, Sani Pass
Himeville, KwaZulu-Natal 3256 South Africa
+ Google Map

The Drakensberg Rockjumper (DRJ) is a two day trail run. It is an ideal event for those just getting into trail running or runners keen on the shorter distances. Walkers are also very welcome. There is a choice of two distances: DRJ 21/15 – 21km on day 1 and 15km on day 2 DRJ 15/12 – 15km on day 1 and 12km on day 2 Based at the Premier Resort Sani Pass and with a clover leaf format runners will…

Find out more »
+ Export Events