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 Drakensberg Canopy Tour® experience is excellent for team building, bringing people together in a different and exciting setting. It is a fun, social activity that will suit almost everyone. We are able to cater for conference groups of up to 150 people and can adjust your refreshments and lunch menu to suit specific requirements.

Read more about Team Building in the Drakensberg here.

What to expect

The Drakensberg Canopy Tour® starts with a safety briefing and demonstration at our reception, after which you are kitted up with a full body harness, pulley, gloves and safety helmet.

Your group will then be transported in an open vehicle to the start of the tour. From the moment you launch off the first platform, a new world unfolds as you slide on steel cables across to the next viewpoint. At each platform we encourage you to enjoy the view while your guide points out interesting features and facts about the surrounding ecology.

Two professional guides escort all groups at all times. Your safety is paramount and there are strict procedures in place to ensure that you are constantly connected to either the cable or the platform. Each tour lasts typically 3 hours and upon returning to the reception you are given a well-deserved light meal.


The Drakensberg Canopy Tour® experience lasts approximately three hours and the cost can be found on the bookings page. This includes all equipment, guides, transport, refreshments and a light meal. Bookings are essential.

For advanced bookings and to find out more, please contact 083 661 5691 or email

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