Featured Attractions in Africa
Hidden within an expansive forest of bluegum trees at The Big Red Barn near Irene, lies Acrobranch. An outdoor adventure for all adrenaline junkies out there, Acrobranch is easily accessible and allows cityslickers the opportunity to experience the wild side of life with a swing through the trees on a thrilling tree-top adventure. Acrobranch Adventure Courses at The Big Red Barn With four exhilarating tree-top Adventure courses and a range of difficulty levels, Acrobranch Centurion caters for both the young, old and the experienced, from individuals to groups. It’s a great activity for team buildings, birthdays, bachelor/ette parties and school outings. Not only is it all round fun, but it is a great activity to build confidence and coordination. Slide, balance, jump, crawl, dash, swing or stroll – our courses will test your physical ability, brainpower and balancing skills. All-in-all, it is a wonderful way to get those muscles and minds working in a beautiful and peaceful outdoor setting. Our experienced guides keep a watch over things, ready to jump in if a helping hand is needed. Other Outdoor Activities at Acrobranch Centurion Acrobranch Centurion offers additional activities for those who really want to test their limit. For our younger […]
Experience the majestic forests of the Garden Route National Park like never before with a trip to Acrobranch. Only a short drive from Knysna, George and Plettenberg Bay, Acrobranch has become a well-loved outdoor adventure that attracts tourists and locals alike. Located in the Timberlake Organic Village, guests will enjoy the jaw-dropping beauty of the forests, lakes and mountains that surround the park. Slide, balance, jump, crawl or swing through the action packed courses. Adventure courses at Acrobranch Garden Route Whether you are tackling the course as an individual or as part of a group, Acrobranch will certainly get the adrenaline pumping. Kids between the ages of 4 and 8 can let loose on the Acro-twigs course. Designed to keep your little ones safe as they take on the challenge of the 17 obstacles that come their way, the course is dutifully monitored by our expert staff. The Swinging Tarzan may appear simple enough, but don’t be fooled – this course has many challenging obstacles to navigate. Your abilities will be tested throughout the 29 obstacles, leaving you with a triumphant sense of achievement at the end. Ready to take on the High Flying course? Ages 11 and up can challenge […]
The first ever Acrobranch in South Africa is situated in the picturesque James and Ethel Gray Park in Melrose. Acrobranch is an exciting aerial adventure where zip lines, Tarzan swings, nets, bridges and other fun obstacles take children and adults from tree to tree. Come discover an original outdoor activity which tests your balance, strength and focus. Acrobranch Adventure Courses in Johannesburg There are several courses to meet different levels of ability and age groups. Whether you are looking for a family outing or an adrenaline rush, Acrobranch is the natural place for adventure. Safety is our main priority and you will be given expert training before you embark on your adventure. Acrobranch’s challenging obstacle courses are situated in a beautiful outdoor environment and offer the perfect entertainment that keeps the kids going for hours on end. Kids are informed of the safety regulations by qualified guides, who are constantly around making sure that the rules are adhered to. The Acrobranch activities are great for personal growth and development as it challenges the child’s motor skills and develops balance and strength as well as self-confidence. The Acro-twigs course (from 3 to 6 years old) works between 2-3m above the ground. […]
Situated on a beautiful farmland just 10 minutes from Pretoria East (45 minutes from Sandton & OR Tambo), lies Acrobranch @ Rosemary Hill. Easily accessible, Acrobranch @ Rosemary Hill offers the perfect outdoor adventure for those wanting to break away from the rat race. Acrobranch Adventure Courses @ Rosemary Hill With four exhilarating tree-top Adventure courses and a range of difficulty levels, Acrobranch Rosemary Hill caters for both the young, old and the experienced, from individuals to groups. Acrobranch @ Rosemary Hill is ideal for birthday parties for both young and old. Invite your tribe to climb, swing, balance and explore their way around our four adrenaline packed courses. We also propose great packages for a different type of team building activity, one that will create an unforgettable and awesome experience for your colleagues and employees! We will tailor the day to suit your needs and your budget. Not only is it all round fun, but it is a great activity to build confidence and coordination. Slide, balance, jump, crawl, dash, swing or stroll – our courses will test your physical ability, brainpower and balancing skills. All-in-all, it is a wonderful way to get those muscles and minds working in […]
Our Red course is NOW OPEN! Come try this tree-riffic new addition to our Stellenbosch Park! Acrobranch Stellenbosch is situated in the historic Muldersvlei area at Klein Joostenberg farm and winery, conveniently located just off the N1. Klein Joostenberg is a 5th generation farm that produces and sources great quality authentic produce, and has an inviting farm ambience everyone will love. Acrobranch Tree-top Adventures at Stellenbosch Discover the Tarzan in you with our tree-top courses, suitable for old and young . Acrobranch Stellenbosch is the perfect venue for your next team building activity, birthday party or even a great fun family outing! The AcroTwigs Yellow course is perfect to keep your little ones entertained for hours, offering 3 fun ziplines and 15 fun obstacles to challenge young adventurers. For older kids or adults, our green course is the ideal choice for an intermediate challenge offering 17 obstacles such as the impressive 6m climbing wall and 3 magnificent ziplines to round it all off! Once you have made your way through these thrilling obstacles why not go for a “Big Zip”- a giant Zipline that is suspended 12m from the ground and 120m long. Catering at Stellenbosch The Stellies Taproom offers a […]
Make your way along the winding roads of the Constantia winelands and on to the Constantia Nek forest for a taste of adventure at Acrobranch. Located beneath the majestic Cape mountains, this action packed aerial activity will have visitors of all ages revelling in the exhilarating tree-top adventures. From the Acro-twigs adventure course for kids to the 1.4 metre Swinging Tarzan, the Acrobranch experience will have you navigating cargo nets, zip lines, barrels and so much more. Acrobranch Adventure courses in Cape Town At Acrobranch Constantia, there is a choice of three courses, each of which come with their own challenges and obstacles. Kids will delight in the Acro-twigs course, an adventure that is closely monitored by our regulated safety guides. Between the ages of 3 and 6, kids can tackle 9 obstacles that will test their balance and capabilities. The keen adventurers will be able to safely navigate the course while having the time of their lives. The Monkey Moves course is designed for beginners and offers up the perfect opportunity for the more cautious of adventurers to make their way through the 22 obstacles. Gradually increasing in height from 1.1m, this course can be tougher than it seems. […]
Within a farm side village in the Northern side of Pretoria, lies Acrobranch Pretoria North at Musaiek. Slide, balance, jump, crawl, dash, swing or stroll – expect the unexpected from this wild experience that brings you a variety of twists, turns, dips and thrills. Many of the obstacles are high up in the trees, thus requiring good balance and a strong mind (and stomach) for those who are afraid of heights. Whether you are an individual or a group looking for the ultimate birthday, bachelor/ette, school outing or team building activity, Acrobranch in Pretoria North park will provide you with the best aerial adventure experience. Acrobranch Adventure Courses in Pretoria The park is equipped with a variety of adrenaline packed obstacles, including a 300m long zip line on our High-Flying course. Our Tree-Top Adventure courses are designed in such a way that the less adventurous can take an alternative route. Acrobranch Pretoria North offers a safe adventure for all ages. From ziplining and walking across narrow and wobbly bridges, to trying not to look down when you’re so high up, the different obstacle courses are a fantastic experience and definitely worth a try. It’s the perfect outdoor activity for school […]
Heritage and tradition, married with evolution and innovation. These are the hallmarks of Alto Wine Estate in the heart of the world-famous Stellenbosch winelands. Stretched out along the steep northern slopes of the Helderberg, for close to a century Alto has built a reputation as one of the most respected red wine producers in South Africa. Taste Our Wines Situated high on the slopes of the imposing Helderberg Mountain in the Stellenbosch Winelands, you will find South Africa’s oldest red wine estate. The trellised vineyards cling to the high granite slopes that rise from 100 to 500 metres above sea level, which are ideal for the cultivation of red grape varietals.While all Alto wines are available from wine retailers and leading supermarkets, nothing quite compares to a visit to this exquisite farm. Our tasting room awaits! Read More Buy Our Wines For a day out on a gorgeous wine farm where you can taste all of our red wines and buy a bottle or two of your favourite we recommend buying our wines straight from the estate. Read More Recipes & Pairings We have been working endlessly with food writer and stylist, Vickie de Beer to come up with the […]
Wederom – Robertson Countryside Escape Wedding Venue and Guest Farm Wederom Boutique Winery invites you to experience hearty family hospitality steeped in tradition as old as the hills of the surrounding Robertson Valley. Home of the Hanepoot Huisies and Giovanni Salvadori Vinno Rosso Our family-run winery and guest farm boasts a fascinating history dating back to 1933. A tapestry of Italian, Dutch, and South African heritage gives rise to Wederom’s distinctive character and charm. Idyllic in every way, Wederom is the perfect venue for farm-style weddings, functions, luncheons, or a quiet weekend getaway. Weddings Imagine being wed in the heart of the Robertson Wine Valley tucked between vineyards and orchards with the foothills of the Langeberg Mountains as your backdrop. We stop at nothing to make your wedding day dreams come true. Accommodation Our Hanepoot Huisies (country cottages) offer tremendous comfort and spectacular views. Let all your worries melt away in the peace and tranquillity that only the valley can offer. Bed and breakfast (B&B) or self-catering farm stay accommodation, sleeping up to 24 people. “Awesome accommodation. Great venue. Fabulous owners. Beautiful farm.” – Frank Albers (Google review) Wine Tasting and Cellar Tour Step into a world where tradition and […]
SOUTH AFRICA’S SINGING AMBASSADORS Worldwide there are many schools with boys’ choirs, but the Drakensberg Boys Choir is unique and one of only a few of its kind, globally: a boarding school using choral music as a significant vehicle for holistic education. The mission of the Drakensberg Boys Choir School is to prepare boys for life and leadership through excellence in music, academics, physical development and social enrichment, in a Christian environment. Our Core Values We will respect all staff and pupils of the school. We will strive to consistently display integrity by being honest, fair and reliable. We will strive to deliver excellence in academics, music and all other activities of the school. We will excel through hard work, discipline and teamwork. We will respect and care for the environment. Christian values will form the basis of everything that we undertake. Core Beliefs of Our Staff We will value and respect each pupil and encourage them to perform to their best ability. We will strive to meet the needs of all pupils by encouraging them to excel in every aspect of their careers at DBCS. We will prepare students for life beyond DBCS. We will collaborate with one another […]
Inkosi Tour Packages Experience the great South African outdoor with Inkosi Tour Packages, whether you are travelling for business or leisure we take you anywhere. At Inkosi tours and transfers we offer professional and personalized tour packages to suit your needs. Scenic tours We offer tours including Mpumalanga’s Panorama route, which includes Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window, and Kruger National Park. The panorama tours encompass some spectacular scenery with breathtaking views of the Blyde River Canyon and the Lowveld and beyond. We take our guests along the edge of the escarpment to enjoy the magnificent views including God’s Window wonder views and Three Rondavels. Along the route, we visit the famous Bourke’s Luck Potholes and the beautiful Makhonjwa Mountain in Barberton. Wild Life Tours Our wildlife tours are mainly focused on the wild and wonderful beauty of the Kruger National Park, one of South Africa’s largest and oldest National Parks. We take our customers to tours at the Kruger National Park to experience and fully appreciate the diversity of habitats in the Kruger Park, the tours are specifically tailored for the people who love the African Bush in its natural splendour. Cultural Tours During the cultural tour, you will get […]
The Klein Karoo – So Much to See and Do! This is big sky country and is the most diverse region in the Western Cape. Oudtshoorn is famous for its friendly people, the mystique of the magnificent landscapes, scenic routes through picturesque towns, world famous sights, lush vineyards and orchards and the dry open veld that stretches into the distance. Some of the things we recommend in the area are: Oudtshoorn: The Capital Of The Area Cango Caves: 20 Million years old and one of the world’s great natural wonders Enjoy three spectacular passes in the Swartberg Mountains: Swartberg Pass, Meiringspoort & Seweweekspoort Pass Take A Tour Of Our Working Ostrich Farm Adrenaline Sports are plenty in this area! Learn About Our Local Culture MORE Local Attractions | OUR SUGGESTIONS For A Great Itinerary Genuine Ostrich Farm in the Heart of The Klein Karoo Mooiplaas Guest House is a luxurious four-star guest house in Oudtshoorn – situated on our family-run working ostrich farm, in the heart of the Klein Karoo. Here you can enjoy the open spaces of the ostrich farm and the spectacular views of the magnificent and ever-changing purple Swartberg mountains. If you wish to relax, this is the place to get away from it all. If you […]
Hein Farm Resort is unique: Situated on the N11, and only 12 km on the route between Ermelo and Middleburg, the resort offers true country camping. Welcome: English As a guest at our resort you will enjoy our exclusive, tranquil setting, gardens and farms as well as our fine accomodations. All in our perfect secluded yet convenient location provides the perfect settings for your weekend getaway or vacation. Combining rural seclusion with close proximity to Ermelo and shopping centres. Hospitality is our hallmark where you can relax your mind, body and soul in the midst of an all natural enviroment and we look forward to meeting new friends. Its been especially rewarding to greet “return” guests who visited us before, and are now reliving some fond memories. Afrikaans As gas by ons oord sal U eksklusiewe en rustige tuine en puik akkommodasie op die plaas vind. Ons waarborg gasvryheid en U kan na liggaam en gees uitrus in die natuur. Ons beskou U besoek as ‘n geleentheid om nuwe vriende te maak. Description: English Here, you can enjoy the full facilites of a normal resort: spacious camping sites, clean ablution facilities, immaculate chalets and rooms, good company and many entertainment […]
Hartbeespoort is the second most visited destination in South Africa surrounded by the majestic Magaliesburg mountains. The dam is a very popular breakaway and weekend getaway. Palm Valley Inn is situated in the hart of this paradise. Only 45 minutes away from Johannesburg and Pretoria, it is ideal for those much needed holidays and weekend. Palm Valley Inn’s B&B and self-catering holiday suites, apartments is situated in Hartbeespoort and positioned between the the Magaliesberg mountain and the Hartbeespoortdam. These open-plan self-catering suite, apartments with spacious comfort consist of 1 or 2 bedrooms, air-conditioned living room, bathroom, DSTV (hotel package˟), kitchen (equipped with crockery, stove and microwave) as well as their own build in braai on the patio. Main bedrooms are equipped with a save, panel heater and hairdryer. All bedrooms are equipped with ceiling fans. Hartbeespoort is a very popular breakaway and weekend getaway for those much needed self-catering holidays. Breakfast, lunch and dinner can be arranged on request, even for our corporate guest a breakfast/lunch box can be provided (please book in advance). If you don’t want to get up at a certain time to have breakfast, have some family fun preparing your own or explore Harties and enjoy […]
Royal safaris is a comprehensive, Destination based tours and Transfers Company operating in the Lowveld region in Mpumalanga, South Africa. We form part of an integrated group of companies that focus firmly on the tourism sector. From Flights, accommodation, activities and everything in between we will be able to assist in making your African adventure turns into a reality. We are situated in White river, Mpumalanga and we have operations running into Kruger National Park from White River, Marloth Park and Crocodile Bride, Komatipoort. We operate mostly in the southern part of Kruger National park.
With years of experience and plenty of passion for Africa, Kurt Safari has been introducing guests to the beautiful Kruger National Park for the better part of two decades. Kruger Park drives remain the best way to enjoy a relaxing break and we offer our guests a range of affordable Kruger Park safari packages.
As an incoming tour operator, based in South Africa, specialising in scuba diving safaris and wildlife safaris encompassing the entire coastline and length and breadth of Southern Africa. The “Dive” part of Dive The Big 5 concentrates on the scuba diving activities of the company which include Great White Shark cage diving, “free-diving” with Sand Tigers, Tiger, Bull and Hammerhead Sharks (The Big 5 Sharks), the annual Sardine Run, unique to South Africa, reef diving, wreck diving, and pure tropical, coral reef diving along the coast of South Africa and Mozambique, as well as “live-aboard” diving off the islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago and the Quirimba’s which lie off Pemba in northern Mozambique.
Mpumalanga is the ideal hiking destination. The province boasts stunning landscapes, an abundance of wildlife, natural forests and challenging mountain ranges, all of which are certain to bring you back in touch with nature.
Happy Island Waterworld is situated in Muldersdrift just off Beyers Naude, approximately 6km from the N14 Freeway. Co-ordinates: 26°02’21.2″S 27°53’38.1″E | -26.0392, 27.8928 The Biggest Wave Pool in Africa Our two gigantic Wave Pools are the largest in Africa measuring a whopping 20,000m2 with hydraulic mechanisms that generate ocean-like waves at regular intervals. That’s right, not one but two epic wave pools! Gravity Loop Feel the sensation as gravity sucks you down a near-vertical slide into an inclined loop at speeds of up to 60km/h. Experience 2.5 Gs in less than 2 seconds! It’s the ultimate body slide experience. Spiral Slide Get ready for a spiral slide experience that feels like it might never end. Twist and turn and tumble before you arrive at the landing pool area. Great for all ages. Contact Us Now? 010 600 3333 email@example.com http://happy-island.co.za/directions/
Perfectly set in a remote and secluded part of the Matusadona National Park located in the heart of Lake Kariba. Boasting nearly 4km of lakeshore frontage, Changa Safari Camp offers a unique and authentic safari experience. There are a varied range of exciting and relaxing activities to choose from including both morning and afternoon game drives, fishing for the famed fighting Tiger fish and stunning game walks on the concession with an experienced and knowledgeable guide.
Book your customized self-drive 4×4 vacation with Kalahari 4×4 Hire. In operation since 1990, we know our way around this beautiful part of our country. Travelling is our passion and now our clients and friends can experience the journey for themselves by taking a self-drive 4×4 vehicle into the wilderness. We offer a complete range of camping equipment for our vehicles including cutlery, bedding, fridges, rooftop tents, camping necessities and more. We do deliveries and pick-ups all over South Africa. Upington provides the perfect starting point for many exciting journeys to the various arid national parks in our area. Namibia is on our doorstep with vast, undetected areas to explore. Botswana with all its amazing wildlife is now easily accessible through the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. Eat under the stars, sleep over, or simply enjoy the rich heritage. The area is a refuge for lovers of the outdoors, with its vast wildlife, unique flora and picturesque scenery. Please get in touch if you have any questions about any of our tours. Kalahari 4×4 Hire looks forward to assisting you in planning your perfect get-away.
Fernwood is a lifestyle development situated in the foothills of the majestic Cathkin Peak. Surrounded by the Little Berg and overlooking the Champagne Valley, Fernwood is the place to come home to. Fernwood has 24 chalets positioned to allow privacy on a picturesque 230-hectare property, with stunning vistas afforded to every unit. The Fernwood share block company was established in the 1990s and is in sound financial form. Your annual roster allows you use of your unit for 6 to 7 calendar weeks that rotate annually to afford you a relaxing breakaway over the seasons. All our chalets are fully equipped and vary between 6 and 8-sleeper units. The open plan living areas lead onto verandas with amazing views giving you an instant connection to nature. The kitchens are well equipped and daily cleaning services at no added cost ease you into relaxed mode. For cold winter nights, the units are equipped with fireplaces. The competitively structured yearly levy covers all maintenance and housekeeping needs. This model is especially affordable as you share the ownership costs with 7 other shareholders in the same chalet and with the body of shareholders in the share block company. You will also have the […]
BergVenture offers the best views, location, adventure, fun and experience for camps and excursions! Welcome to the youth camp company! Programmes offered range from adventure, leadership and teambuilding – or we adapt to what your requirements are. BergVenture is situated at the foot of the Cathkin Peak, Central Drakensberg, overlooking the Sterkspruit falls. Nature is all around us, an experience to be enjoyed. Our facilities are big and beautiful. Accommodation is offered in dormitory styled rooms, with support staff being housed in private en-suite rooms. All our activities is on our 205ha property, so no need for extra travelling.
Perhaps the best way to experience the unique amenities at the Victoria Country Club is to spend a night or two in one of our three ensuite air conditioned, tastefully decorated guest rooms with spectacular views. Especially designed to offer the guest every comfort, a breakfast tray can be left in the room or guests can enjoy a meal in or in Q’s Restaurant which overlooks the golf course and 100ha of lush hilly landscape. Click to view availability and book online. Accommodation Rates Prince Edward Single R785 per night Double R990 per night Prince Albert Single R675 per night Double R880 per night Prince Alfred Single R675 per night Double R880 per night
Welcome to Horseshoe Farm Our welcome is as hearty as our cuisine! Nestled in the foothills of a picturesque and un-commercialised part of the Drakensberg, Horseshoe Farm truly is an undiscovered gem. Escape the city, find some silence and come home to the nostalgia of good living and slow food. Our welcome is as hearty as our cuisine! At Horseshoe the owners of this working farm receive you with old fashioned hospitality. A delectable seasonal menu is prepared by inspired chef – Koot Dippenaar. With 25 years of experience in function coordination and a passion for personal service and quality, Horseshoe Farm is the perfect place for a getaway, wedding, group retreat or conference. New on our Blog… Latest Weddings, Conferences, Retreats and More Niekie & Venessa’s Wedding Celebration Weddings 1920’s Gatsby : Styled Shoot Uncategorized Normandien 4×4 Adventure Conferences • Retreats
The Grey Goose which is situated at the foot of the Drakensburg mountains, offers a sense of tranquillity and promises your stay to be a home away from home, come enjoy your stay with us whether its work or play we guarantee to give you the stay you will remember. MORE THAN ACCOMMODATION, THE GREY GOOSE IS THE PLACE TO BE! We are proud to be one of the few places in Newcastle to offer a variety of fun activities that you will enjoy without having to leave Grey Goose Game Lodge. We don’t just offer the standard service you would expect. Added value services include room service, laundry, rooms serviced daily, free undercover parking, WIFI in social areas, fully air-conditioned rooms with HD TV. We will make your stay remarkable with a host of exciting activities, exquisite food, tranquil accommodation and breath-taking scenery. pixc OUR ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES INCLUDE: Restaurant Venues Cycling trail Bass Fishing Two day hike up the Northern Drakensberg mountains Kidsville Paintball Parkrun Picnics Running/walking/Cycling 5km and 10km trail FISHING Grey Goose Game Fishing Grey Goose Game Fishing Grey Goose Game Fishing We have Bass and Bream available for Catch and release fishing at a cost […]
aha Alpine Heath Resort gives families and nature-lovers the opportunity to explore their surroundings with luxury Drakensberg accommodation as a home base. Yes, all 100 Deluxe Chalets are superbly equipped and offer breathtaking views of the Drakensberg mountains. Whether it’s for a day, a weekend or even longer, booking your stay at Alpine Heath promises an unforgettable time away! If you’re looking to host an event, you’ll be pleased to know the fully equipped conference venues and various room packages ensure absolute confidence and comfort. If you don’t feel like cooking, head over to Le Gruyéres Restaurant or Pizza Inferno Pizzeria – their menus are known for delicious meals that cater to all tastes. And in case you need groceries or trinkets to take home, pay the unique Village Market a visit!
JNC Helicopters is perfectly situated on the beautiful South African coastline at the Virginia Airport, Durban. Due to our versatility and high safety standard we are able to offer an extensive range of options for our passengers. From stunning scenic tours along the coast to inland mountain top picnics to treat that special someone. For business and corporate needs, arrive in style or travel to those hard to reach sites such as in the Transkei to improve your company’s effectiveness. We can accomplish all. If you are looking to not only enjoy the flight but to be the pilot as well, your search ends here with us. JNC Helicopters is a well established and licensed Aviation Training Organisation. Take advantage of our professional facilities and experienced instructors who are dedicated to helping you accomplish your dream. Our team is able to take you from the very beginning right through to qualifying as a commercial pilot to start your aviation career. Also on offer additional ratings that can be studied to help further your career and allow you to pursue different types of flying. The JNC team takes pride in being able to offer all our clients a personal and professional […]
THURLOW HOUSE is located within a 4½ – hours drive from Johannesburg only 1¼ – hours drive from Durban and 20 minutes from Pietermaritzburg. The perfect idyllic getaway and one which you can share with your friends staying over in one of our rooms. Our bedrooms are of the very highest standard, all have en-suite bathrooms. Each room is individually furnished with carefully selected furniture and decorated with artwork by local artists. A very compelling reason to make a weekend of your wedding! THURLOW HOUSE Is situated on banks of the Midmar Dam, in the mystical Natal Midlands, providing the perfect setting for your wedding. We strive to provide a level of service that will leave you and your friends with truly romantic and happy, long lasting memories. Our beautifully decorated venue is perfect for both day and night functions. Allow our friendly and well trained staff to indulge you and your guests with our superb service. This Simply Stunning Venue enjoys a reputation that offers you… Superb cuisine Tranquil surroundings Warm hospitality Beautiful upmarket accommodation Impeccable service and attention to detail An elegant reception room And above all – affordability Weddings Parties Bed & Breakfast Catering THURLOW HOUSE MIDMAR DAM handles all […]
Nestled in the scenic foothills of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Mountain range, you’ll find Lythwood*, a 4-Star country hotel right on the Midlands Meander. If you are looking for a relaxing all inclusive weekend away or a short midweek break, away from the maddening crowd, Lythwood is where you will experience true “country rest. Country Wedding Venue Your wedding, your big day. You’ve dreamed about how you want your wedding to be, now it’s all happening. You have always wanted a wedding in the country. Out there in the mountains. A place where your special day will be recorded in a series of stunning photos and memories. Big trees, open lawns, beautiful gardens. Forests and rolling hills. A rustic chapel. Fresh air and open spaces. Family and friends close at hand to celebrate with you. Whether it’s a romantic garden ceremony, a Boho forest ceremony or under a Bedouin tent you are dreaming of, we have all the options. Same goes for your reception… under the stars or covered. Lythwood – an award-winning KwaZulu-Natal Midlands wedding venue – will give you all of the above, but with two big differences … Four comprehensive wedding packages, each including various wedding service items relating to your […]
We have over 20 years experience in the adventure tourism industry with both local South African and international experience. We specialize in rope course, zip line, and adventure park, design, construction and operations. We also provide new inovative ideas and technology to the industry. We employ the latest European technology in rope course design and safety, and currently are the only company in South Africa using a continuous safety line system in all our designs. The continuous safety line system fulfills the highest European standards, being EN12278, EN795, EN15567 certified as well as meeting the USA, ACCT standards. As well as the safety line system, we incorporate a specialized rope specifically designed and certified for rope courses, playgrounds, etc. We are currently the only company importing this rope into South Africa. RCA is also the proud distributer of the POWERFAN® an exciting and relatively low-cost high volume activity. The POWERFAN® is a deceleration device that is attached to a person who jumps off a raised platform anything from a few meters to 10’s of meters. JOHANN FOURIE – DIRECTOR Johann has over 14 years of experience in the ropes course industry. Having previously worked for European leaders, Ropes Course Developments ltd, where […]
Mount Nebo Arena is an entertainment for everyone, situated in Mount Nebo Farm with a forest and sugar cane plantation you are sure to have a spectacular view and a breath of fresh air , Khuze river runs through the farm rich with history and story telling, we also have a small waterfall on the farm. We cater for weddings , business Camina’s and social functions etc .
Make yourself at home in a paradise nestled in tropical, lush gardens right on THE Golden sandy beaches like an island in the Indian Ocean. The gentle murmur of the Indian Ocean is a constant lullaby. Here, close to the city of Durban in South Africa’s “forgotten paradise”, lies a true gem. Days at Sea – a luxury hotel with just 6 suites, is a hideaway in the true sense of the word, a refuge for lovers of nature, first-class cuisine and fine wine. The European background of artist and photographer Dr. Guido Schoeldgen and his wife Annette, a fashion designer, is evident throughout. Clear-cut lines, refreshing pictures and sculptures with accompanying texts characterise the beachfront hotel. Each suite is a world on its own, a masterpiece of design in exquisite shades of aqua blue. The spacious pool set over the ocean is illuminated at night. Above it are the restaurant and lounge with projected images and music ranging from Pavarotti to Café Del Mar. The chef makes suggestions, the guests decide and then enjoy – fusion cuisine, a combination of Italy and France with a dash of Asia, “con-fusion cuisine” as Guido jokingly calls it. The five-star boutique hotel […]
Beverley Country Cottages Offers 3 star accommodation with 4 star services! Beverley Country Cottages is a Provincial & National Winner in the 2016 Lilizela Tourism Awards The Lilizela Tourism Awards recognise and reward tourism players and businesses who work passionately and with pride to deliver a world class product and service. It celebrates service excellence, creativity and innovation, something we strive for everyday and with this delivery we hope to help grow South Africa’s global destination competitiveness. Our goal at Beverley Country Cottages is to make our guests feel welcome, comfortable and at home with our own personal touches. We pride ourselves in our service excellence and providing clean, fresh cottages that are looked after by our honest, willing and friendly staff. Nothing makes us happier than to share our beautiful and peaceful part of the country with our guests. Welcome to our Cottages, which consist of 4 stunning self catering cottages and 2 comfortable B n B rooms, sleeping 22 in total. The accommodation consists of the old Stables (sleeps 6 in 3 en-suite bedrooms), Hayloft (sleeps 2 with an en-suite bathroom), Dairy (sleeps 4 in 2 en-suite bedrooms) and the double story Thatched House (sleeps 6 in 3 […]
Accomodation We have eight elegant on suite bedrooms in the main house and a further eight garden rooms in the adjoining new wing. All have period furniture and each room has its own unique character. We have remained true to the ambience of a country home. Some of our rooms have sofa beds and comfortably accommodate children. Most of our bedrooms have balconies, or open into the garden. Weddings The Bend Country House is a unique country venue. We can take no credit for the fact that the setting is unparalleled in the Midlands and never disappoints those of us who are fortunate enough to experience it. Activities Whether you just just to sit and admire the view, walk or try your hand at some fishing…we have something for everyone
We are perfectly located to explore the very best of what the Drakensberg offers. The most honest description of where we are located is the middle nowhere. Between Estcourt and Mooi River and Giants Castle. Easy access to Kamberg, Monks Cowl and the Kwazulu Natal Midlands. There is a lot to do in the area making this Drakensberg accommodation option an easy choice. Read more … The Lodge – Drakensberg accommodation The lodge is artistic in style and offers 2 lounges, a wine cellar, a small bar and a dining room. We offer the option of hosted dinning at a communal table or if you would prefer you can also sit at an own table. We also offer the option of private dining where we setup a table on the deck of your cave and you dine by candlelight under the stars. Read more… The Farm This lodge practices small scale farming using permaculture. We have a small flock of sheep, 3 milk cows, some Nguni beef cattle, horses, donkeys, a pig, and a few chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese. For us it is important that the animals are well kept and live a good life. Read more… Activities There […]
Set on 935 hectares of sprawling farmlands with a stunning backdrop in the idyllic KZN Midlands, Sierra Resort is a popular Midlands getaway destination for families, friends and couples. The magic of Sierra Resort is its wide open spaces, dinner bed and breakfast packages, delicious home-cooking and a host of activities to keep all members of the family actively involved. Great food, fun filled activities, warm and friendly staff await you at Sierra Resort! Weddings Enjoy a country style wedding with views that will awe your guests. Sierra caters for wedding parties of up to 160 guests. Read More Conferences Our newly refurbished conference centre accommodates between 40 – 300 delegates. Half day and full day conference packages. Read More Activities Enjoy wine & craft beer tasting or the adventure of horse riding through the midst of sprawling country serenity. Read More Fun for Kids Extensive playgrounds, bike trails, volleyball, adventure putt-putt and a whole lot more! We cater for kids of all ages. Read More
White River Country Club is set amongst picturesque plantations on the banks of the White River. In addition to an 18 hole Championship parkland golf course the club boasts tennis, squash, cricket and hockey facilities, with an outstanding swimming pool adjacent to the clubhouse. Conference facilities are available for up to 150 delegates with full catering facilities. White River Country Club is a SAGU/70 – WGSA/70 course. PROUD MEMBER OF
BergTrails is situated on Sans Souci Farm in the beautiful Kamberg Valley, nestled in the foothills of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains. Sans Souci Farm is a working farm, home to 30 Appaloosas running free on the 564ha farm and are all trained using natural horsemanship methods. Great News – BergTrails now has card facilities on site, so clients are able to pay by card when they come for a ride or for their accommodation! BergTrails offers self-catering accommodation and horse rides on our sure footed Appaloosas.
The Experience The Karkloof Canopy Tour begins with a detailed safety briefing followed by a ‘Kitting up’ session where full body harness, pulleys and climbing equipment are put on and checked for safety. A short scenic 4×4 drive to the top of the Karkloof valley and it is time to monkey around! From the start on the launch platform a new world unfolds as one gently glides on a steel cable to the first platform. All groups are escorted through the forest canopy by a lead guide and a safety guide to ensure your safety as you slide from tree to tree. The platforms are built high up in the forest canopy and all offer different views of the surrounding forest, a magnificent 20m waterfall, clear sparkling forest stream and across the expansive Karkloof valley far below. Spend a couple of minutes relaxing on the platforms while your guides enthusiastically explain the ecology of the forest – pointing out different trees and the magnificent giant ferns way below. The bird life is incredible. This includes the opportunity of spotting Emerald Cuckoos, Knysna Loeries, a wide variety of raptors and if you are lucky, the elusive Narina Trogon or endangered Cape Parrots. The forest is […]
The Experience Experience nature like never before as you slide through the forest canopy and enjoy a unique birds-eye view on the world around you. Set within the magnificent Blue Grotto Forest, the Drakensberg Canopy Tour® is guaranteed to take your breath away. The forest is home to over 150 species of birds including the rare Bush Blackcap. Led by trained guides, as you glide between platforms perched in trees and on cliff faces, allow your senses to flood with the timeless atmosphere of the forest. The inspiring nature of the majestic Drakensberg, the ancient indigenous forest, waterfalls and the cascading stream make this an opportunity not to be missed. The Drakensberg Canopy Tour® is a fun and safe eco-adventure for the whole family and is also ideal for teambuilding and corporate events. The tour typically lasts 3 hours after which you will return to the reception to enjoy a well-deserved light meal. Individuals & small groups The tour will accommodate single individuals, couples and groups. Give us your preferred date and time of day and we will do our best to accommodate you. Read more about School Outings in the Drakensberg here. Corporate & teambuilding The […]
Stormsriver Adventures is a professional adventure and activity company based in Stormsriver Village in the heart of the Tsitsikamma Forest. Your experience starts at our adventure centre where one can choose between the worlds renowned Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours, Tsitsikamma Woodcutters Journey and Guided Hikes. Team building options also available. Our company supports the local community, by supporting us you will help sustain our numerous community projects which include a school feeding scheme, animal welfare program, and HIV Aids awareness. We only employ local guides and focus on skills development.
Wet ‘n Wild Slides 1. Mamba (Tunnel Tube Ride): With the Mamba ? Tunnel ride you?re in for a thrilling experience. On entering the jaws of the dark cavern, you?re taken on a roller ? coaster ride around 4.5 m radius curves at a gut ?wrenching +- 4m / second (+- 13 second). The thrill of this ride will keep you coming back for more. Not for the faint hearted. 2. Squid (Midi Supertube): This ride has a 3m radius on the curves, giving the rider accelerated movement through the bends, ending with an exciting exit into the safe, round pool. The dual loading system and dual application as a tube and / or body rides is another advantage of this ride. Sometimes referred to as the ?washing machine.? Enjoyed by all age groups. 3. Cuda (Supertube) The RR2000 Supertube Ride is one of the most popular rides among the serious riders. The 2m diameter allows this ride to be used as a tube and / or body ride. The triple play action of the overround flume design, high water volume and 2 m diameter flume gives riders incredible freedom of movement. 4. Zoom Zoom (Multi Lane Racer) This ride […]
Umkulu Safari and Canoe Trails have established excellent working relationships with small adventure and tour operators in Africa. We have collaborated with local operators to offer the best adventures available. We have endeavored to uphold our reputation to offer value for money adventures in Africa. We believe that our adventures should not be synonymous with unreliability, but rather be focusing on sustainability and responsibility. We have added a level of comfort without losing the sense of adventures on all our trails. Our river & safari crew strives to respect, admire and honor the routes of nature. We would like you to join us on a lifestyle of adventure. and not just be a tourist on a river or safari trail, but rather a fellow adventure traveler. Hennie is still leading river and safari trails in Southern Africa. All our guides are trained in house and then certified by the local associations. APA: African Paddling Association and FGASA: Field Guide Association of Southern Africa.
Wet ‘n Wild The jewel in the Lion Park Resort Crown is the Wet ?n Wild Water Park. Wet ?n Wild has brought many firsts to Botswana with the most popular feature being the Wave Pool. Its magical waves will make you believe that you are swimming in an idyllic ocean. You will be entertained and thrilled for hours whilst swimming, sliding and splashing in all the water attractions on offer. Amusement Rides The Lion Park Resort has an abundance of adventures, it wont be long before you’ll be drawn to the squeals of delight! Join the young at heart and test-drive the amazing Gwazi roller coaster, the tallest in Africa. We have rides for thrill seekers, families and the young ones, ensuring that everybody will be delighted with joy. Lion Viewing Nothing beats a close-up experience with our lions. You will be awed, thrilled and scared at the same time. Our lions are kept in a separate area, away from the Amusement Rides and Wet ‘N Wild sections. Please ask our friendly cashiers at the entrance to assist you with an informed guide to take you for an amazing experience with nature.
We are here to give you the most amazing X-perience of your life! Given the popularity, you do need to book to guarantee a jump! Please use our online booking facility at www.faceadrenalin.com or call us now on 042-2811458 or 071-1096872 That pretty much sums up why we are doing what we do. How we do that is by keeping everyone safe, treating everyone with respect and helping people have fun! We do all this with a long bungy cord attached to Africa’s largest bridge! The view from Africa’s highest bridge captures all the majesty and tranquility of the Bloukrans River valley. But there is nothing tranquil about throwing yourself more than 200 metres down towards the river below. Recognised as the ‘highest bungee from a bridge’ in the world, Bloukrans Bungy uses pendulum bungee technology to ensure the smoothest, most comfortable bungee jump possible. Jumpers are secured in a full-body harness combined with an ankle connection.
Take the leap Are you brave enough to free fall 80m into the stadium bowl? Then read on… The Big Rush Big Swing has been officially named the world’s tallest swing by the Guinness Book of Records since 14 May 2011. Not your average swing, the aptly named Big Swing allows you to take the thrilling leap swinging out into a massive 220m arc where you soar into the centre of the stadium.
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