The Drakensberg… The number one hiking destination in South Africa by a long shot ( sorry Cape Town) is the mighty Drakensberg. These majestic mountains, situated in the province of KwaZulu Natal and the Eastern Cape offers up some fantastic hiking opportunities. The Best part about hiking in the Drakensberg? The sheer diversity! Hike along the rugged escarpment, scramble up majestic mountain passes, follow a stream onto a Gorge-carving waterfall or huff and puff to the top of South Africa’s highest peak where the weather and scenery is notoriously wild. And now for our next number…. We’d like to return

Explore the top walking holidays in South Africa. Guided tours include the bucket list of adventures from the Drakensberg mountains to the Garden Route in the Cape

Ancient craft beer, a witchdoctor and a trek to the highest mountain in South Africa. I’ve been drunk for days, relentlessly rinsing my brain in Umqombothi (traditional Zulu Beer). Good luck trying to say that out loud. The distinctive clicking sound seems to get easier after your umpteenth sip. Through the misty haze of my Umqombothi stupor, I try to ponder how many millions of brain cells are being nuked, but the thought drains from my mind and I return to admiring the incredible scenery of the central Drakensberg. Beer before hike? That is the question We are on a

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. We

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
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
Mnweni Marathon 2017-Bruce Arnett's Report I love Mnweni, but then I am probably biased. I love the folk at the Mnweni cultural and hiking centre that cherish the event, the runners that choose to run such a wild route, the majesty of the mountains and how this little event has grown from meagre inception in 2001 to be such a must do for so many and that it has been my responsibility to have brought it into existence and keep it going. It is always quite hectic to be both organiser and runner in the same event but it has
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 weight