All about our 3 day guided hike to Mnweni in The Northern Drakensberg  The Drakensberg is renowned for its various hiking routes. In fact there are so many incredible hikes that a traveller can easily get overwhelmed and indecisive when what route to go hiking on.  One of our favourite hikes in the Drakensberg has got to be the Mnweni area, situated in the Northern Drakensberg. The Mnweni Valley is situated just south of the Amphitheatre region. The advantages of this? It is only a 4 hour drive from Johannesburg.  About Mnweni  The Mnweni circuit is also pretty cool as
What you need to know about the 2 day Amphitheatre Hike in the Drakensberg FAQ: 2 day Amphitheatre Hike in the Drakensberg What you need to know about the 2 day Amphitheatre Hike in the Drakensberg The pick-up location for the tour? The pick-up location for the tour is “The Stables Village Market. 212 3rd Ave, Chartwell, Fourways”.   You will need to drive into the property. There is secure parking with security so don’t worry about your car. It will be safe. Click here for the Google Maps Directions Why we can’t pick you up from you home? Pure logistics

What you need to know about a 3 day Drakensberg Hike The pick-up location for the tour? The pick-up location for the tour is “The Stables Village Market. 212 3rd Ave, Chartwell, Fourways”.   You will need to drive into the property. There is secure parking with security so don’t worry about your car. It will be safe. Click here for the Google Maps Directions Why we can’t pick you up from you home? Pure logistics are to blame. We have over 15 people to pick up. So you can imagine the nightmare of driving all over Johannesburg to the various

My Champagne Castle Hiking experience in the Drakensberg Mountains We asked one of our regular clients to share in their latest experience. The hike was in the Central Drakensberg area and the objective was to get to the summit of the second highest mountain in South Africa known as Champagne Castle- a challenging yet rewarding trek with some incredible views. The camp for the 2 nights was nestled between the looming peaks of the Dragons Back, Champagne, Cathkin Peak and Monks Cowl. The camp known as Keith’s Bush Camp is the perfect spot for a summit bid. It is situated

Our guided Drakensberg hiking tours from Johannesburg South Africa Adventures are the leading tour company when it comes to guided Drakensberg hikes from Johannesburg. We have been involved in over 200 guide hikes to South Africa’s premiere trekking destination for over 10 years. We get it!!! You would love to go hiking in the Drakensberg but you are faced with a number of challenges; You have no one go with You lead a pretty hectic lifestyle and the logistics of organizing the trip for yourself or a group of friends is just too stressful You are a solo traveller and

South Africa Adventures’ guide to the 5 best hiking areas of the Northern Drakensberg Are you looking at a hiking trip in the Drakensberg Mountains but have no idea where to begin? It’s no wonder you may be overwhelmed. These incredible and majestic mountains extend for over 200km from what is known as the Northern to Southern Drakensberg regions. So yes, it can be pretty overwhelming when deciding what part of the Drakensberg best suites your hiking needs. So where would the best areas be to go hiking in the Drakensberg? As mentioned the “Berg” as it is referred to

Bucket list adventures in South Africa So yes it’s no secret!!! South Africa is definitely my favorite place in the world especially if you are looking for the ultimate bucket list adventures. If I had a choice I would move there in a heartbeat. I love absolutely everything about the ‘Rainbow Nation’, from its stunning beaches to mystical forests to majestic mountains to chilled out and friendly vibe.  South Africa is definitely the perfect destination for adventure travellers the world over. I have traveled to the country with South Africa Adventures 5 times and yet I still find some incredible

5  reasons to book a guided Drakensberg hike with Us!  Indulge your senses and challenge your mental and physical ability in South Africa’s number one hiking destination – book a guided Drakensberg hike! The Dragon Mountains have a special kind of magical allure that will captivate your soul and leave you with an unquenchable and   tantalizing desire to come back again and again. You will be immersed in some of the most scenic and remote mountain scenery. It is no wonder the Drakensberg has gained World Heritage Site status. So what makes hiking in the Drakensberg so special you may

Mafadi – the highest mountain in South Africa  One of the definite highlights of any trekking enthusiast is to summit the highest mountain in South Africa. The peak, which is situated in the Drakensberg Mountains, is named ‘Mafadi’. Although we have been involved in over 20 successful summits of this 3451m peak, this hiking trip was full of surprises. Our team for the hike consisted of just the 6 of us. The purpose of the hike was primarily to test the team’s mental and physical stamina in preparation for their upcoming attempt at climbing Island Peak (6189m) in the Himalayas.

South Africa Adventures’ Best Hiking Trails in the Drakensberg South Africa is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, and we have hand picked the best hiking trails in the Drakensberg just for you! Discover the immense beauty and serenity of hiking in the Drakensberg Mountains. From misted mountain passes to enchanted fern forests and cascading waterfalls, to vast open space. There will be moments when you think you are dreaming-having stumbled into a fantasy world that will ignite not only your senses but open up Pandora’s Box of imaginative splendor. It is no wonder Tolkien