[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 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”, situated in the Chartwell area-close to Broadacres. The address is 212 3rd rd, Chartwell  You will need to drive into the property upon arrival.  There is secure parking with security so don’t worry about your car. It will be safe. Other options would be Uber, getting dropped off and roller skates.  Click here for the Google Maps Directions Why we can’t pick you up from you home? Pure logistics are to blame.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] So, you’ve made the decision to tackle some of the best travel adventures offered by South Africa Adventures?! Let’s discuss the changes your body will experience while moving into higher altitudes, but before that we should go back to the basics. The Basics Your body is comprised of multiple organs systems which work either independently of each other or in unison and live in a state of harmony till disturbed by external or internal influences. We know these systems as the: Cardiovascular system (heart and lungs), Neurological system (brain and nerves), Haematological system (blood), Endocrine system (hormones and glands),

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What to do if faced with an emergency in the Drakensberg  So you are looking at going on an epic hike in the Drakensberg but you are worried about your safety? That is a fair enough point given the remoteness of the hiking trails. So let us put your mind at ease. In the following article we will take you through our safety protocol that we have implemented for all of our Drakensberg hikes. Hopefully this will give you a better understanding of potential dangers/scenarios on the hike and how we have a plan to overcome them. We will

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What food to take on a Drakensberg hike – All you need to know One of the biggest questions we get asked- ‘what kind of food do I need for a Drakensberg hike ?’  We have been hiking in the Drakensberg for over 20 years and understand the crucial factor food and nutrition plays in a successful and relatively pain free hiking experience. We have included some ideas that we have picked up over the years to assist you with maintaining your strength and vitality in the mountains.  The article includes an eating plan on how to maintain your

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Tips for hiking in the Drakensberg What to expect on a Drakensberg hike and how to prepare? A hike into the Drakensberg is not to be underestimated. We have been involved in organized hiking tours for over 10 years and have experienced most of what human nature and the mountains can throw at us. The most common question we get asked? How hard is the hike? How long is a piece of string? Until we actually get to hike with our clients or train with them we have absolutely no idea how hard the hike is going to be

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Best time to hike Drakensberg Hello!!! My name is Darren and I have been leading hiking tours into the Drakensberg for the past 10 years. In fact my first ever hike into these majestic mountains was at the tender age of 10. My brother and I spent a whack of time exploring these ‘Barriers of Spears’. My passion for the Drakensberg eventually blossomed into the creation of an Adventure Travel business.  These are my thoughts on the best time to hike.  A common question we always get asked: When I the best time to hike in the Drakensberg mountains,