Things to do in the Drakensberg

Whether you’re looking to spend some quiet time with your family, bond with nature or get your pulse racing with an adventure-packed activity, make the majestic Drakensberg mountains your next getaway destination of choice.

Marvel at the breathtaking scenery from a hot air balloon or helicopter trip, take a treetop canopy tour or get your heart pounding on a rubber tube as you navigate the white water of the Sterkspruit River.

Explore the beauty of the Drakensberg by stepping out on a hiking trail, going mountain biking, horseback riding or birdwatching. Or why not try your hand at abseiling, wine tasting, or perfecting your swing on the golf course?

You really are spoilt for choice when looking for things to do in the Drakensberg region.

Browse our list of establishments that offer Drakensberg adventure activities

Active Escapes

Tailor-made Drakensberg adventures
+27 84 240 7277

Drakensberg Treks

Incredible Drakensberg Hiking Experiences
+27 78 190 8191

Alpine Heath Resort and Conference Centre

An excellent choice for your stay in the Drakensberg
+27 36 438 8500

Dragon Rock Reptile & Nature Centre

Fascinating and educational.
+27 82 458 4384

Greystone

Adventure Camps, Weddings, Conferences, Accommodation.
0817500685

Drakensberg Ballooning

Start your next adventure in a hot air balloon
+27 82 8027527

Weenen Game Reserve

Protected Nature Reserve for day trips or overnight stays
+27 (0) 36 354 7013

Drakensberg Sun

Relax in the heart of the magnificent Drakensberg
+27 36 468 1000

Cathedral Peak Wine Estate

Drakensberg Wine Estate
+27 63 075 1123

BergVenture

Best adventure and fun for camps and excursions
+27 36 468 1221

The Nest Hotel

Delightful Drakensberg Country Hotel
+27 36 468 1068
R90 - R1 800

Berg Adventures

Professional guided trips to the Berg and KZN Midlands
+27 82 679 4244

Little Switzerland Resort

Alpine charm in the breathtaking Berg
+27 36 438 2500

Drakensberg Canopy Tour

A fun, safe eco-adventure for the whole family
+27 36 468 1981

Dragon Peaks Trail Rides

Horse riding in the central Berg
+27 36 468 1031

The Cavern Resort & Spa

Comfortable and well loved resort.
+27 36 438 6270

Itchyfeet SA

Professional adventure guide - River. Rock, Mountain, Bush
+27 (0)72 032 1557

Four Rivers Rafting & Adventures

Calling all adventure enthusiasts
+27 83 785 1693

Montusi Mountain Lodge

Tranquility in the Mountains
+27 36 438 6243

Drakensberg Trails

MTB and Running Trails
+27 36 438 6242
380 - 4000

The Northern Horse

Drakensberg Horse Trails
+27 82 337 8770

Cathedral Peak Hotel

The hidden gem of the Drakensberg
+27 36 488 1888

Mnweni Cultural and Hiking Centre

Non-profit Community Project
+27 72 712 2401/ +27 79 615 5941
R120 - R950

Champagne Castle Hotel

Luxurious Premier Drakensberg Accommodation
+27 36 468 1063

Falcon Ridge – Bird Of Prey Center

Bird of prey centre in the Champagne Valley
+27 36 468 1752
068 062 4947

Scootours Drakensberg

Freewheel down a mountain on a scooter!
+27 79 499 3522

All Out Adventures

Loads of adventure and fun
+27 79 417 4989

Hot Air Ballooning SA

Experience exceptional Drakensberg hot air balloon rides
+27 83 446 9423
R950 - R1400

Eagles’ Rock

Self-catering cottages in foothills of the Southern Drakensberg
From R50 - R150

Ardmore Guest Farm Tractor Rides

A family friendly trip to Ardmore's Sundowner Hill.
+27762670969

Drakensberg Hikes

Drakensberg Hiking Resource
+27 79 600 4477
R2500 - R6250

Sasi Bush Lodge

Luxury Tented Safari Camp in Northern Drakensberg, South Africa.
0607929845