Must Do's When in The Northern and Central Drakensberg
26 May 2016
There is a reason why great men write about the mountains. There is a reason why John Muir famously mused "The Mountains are calling and I must go". The Drakensberg is an amazing holiday destination that has been hosting tourists for many years.
We've identified some activities that come highly-recommended in the Northern and Central Drakensberg that you should try out on your next stay in this area.
For The Adventurous
There is no shortage of adrenalin-fuelled activities in the Drakensberg. If you want to fly off in a hot air balloon or try your hand at mountain climbing Cliffhanger-style - there is a service provider that can make your wild dreams come true. Perhaps you've always dreamed of going down the rapids at break-neck speed? Well, even that is possible. These are just a drop in the bucket for the adventure-seeker. The Northern Drakensberg is sure to satisfy your search for action and adventure!
For The Grown-Ups
Without a doubt, music-lovers will not pass through this area without a visit to the Drakensberg Boys Choir. Let the youthful voices with their world-class performances carry you away. And who said that you need to visit Cape Town for a wine experience? Cathedral Peak Wines offers beautiful blends that come as the result of the combination of the soil and climate that the Berg brings.
For The Whole Family
For kids who love critters, a visit to Dragon Rock Reptile Centre will be sure to send shivers down their spines! For something fun that is sure to leave lasting memories, head to the trees for a canopy tour. For a complete and utter blast try a Segway Tour - it won't disappoint.
For The Hungry
Whether it's Pizza, Chinese or food with a view, in the Berg there is a restaurant that will satisfy any palette. From bistro-style cafés to home-made farm stalls, you'll be able to eat your fill and gain a few kilo's that you can worry about after your holiday!
Whatever you like to do on holiday, get on the road that leads you to the Drakensberg and experience the rich history and fun-filled activities that these escarpments hold.