The Drakensberg escarpment stretches for over 1 000 km and is a natural geological border for many provinces in South Africa, including Lesotho, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State. In addition to this importance it is also one of the most scenic destinations in South Africa, offering holiday-makers and adventure seekers alike, breath-taking views and an endless number of activities to enjoy the short breaks. Here are a few things you can do in the Central Drakensberg region.
Hiking In The Central Drakensberg
With the natural beauty and the surrounding flora and fauna being so diverse, the Central Drakensberg offers a variety of hiking options. From those looking for a short stroll to the more avid among us who would prefer a challenge, the region is rich in paths and trails that will provide both picturesque surrounds as well as heart pumping exercise. Find out more about Central Drakensberg hiking trails.
Cheese In The Central Drakensberg
If you are looking for your taste buds to travel more than your feet, then look no further than the Macedonia Cheese Shop. This chees shop, located in Cathkin Park, has an incredible selection of local as well as imported cheeses and offers chees platters for those that would like a little bit of everything. You can follow up your experience with a visit to Chocolate Bar.
Chocolate In The Central Drakensberg
The Chocolate Bar offers free chocolate tasting and sells artisan chocolates made in the foothills of the Drakensberg mountains. Only the finest ingredients are used, pure cocoa butter and natural bourbon vanilla. No modified fats or palm oil is used! The local shop also offers syphon brewed coffee with truffles and chilli essence. A not to be missed opportunity for anyone in the Central Drakensberg region.
Golf In The Central Drakensberg
The Champagne Sports Resort Golf Clubhouse has been rated amongst the top five 19th holes in South Africa. The 18-hole championship course offers exceptional greens, 84 bunkers and a fully-licensed restaurant featuring a fireplace. Find out more or book your round today at the Champagne Sports Resort Golf Course.
Mountain Biking In The Central Drakensberg
Adventure-seeking mountain bikers are always on the lookout for new challenges and trails to test their resolve or simply to explore new picturesque areas. The Cathkin Trails in the Central Drakensberg Mountains near the stunning Champagne Sports Resort is one such trail that avid mountain bikers are actively seeking out. Find out more about the scenic Central Drakensberg mountain bike trails.
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