Activities at ATKV Drakensville Resort

Enjoy a day mountain biking. Picture Gallery

Activities are available for young and old during this South Africa holiday, from cultural excursions and day trips, to exciting abseiling, horse riding and hiking trails.

Relax by the fireplace with your family.
Comfortable accommodation at the Drakensville Resort.
Beautiful scenic views on bike rides.

Drakensville Resort offers a host of fascinating activities to keep young and old entertained throughout their South Africa holiday. Both the resort and the surrounding areas offer a hub of activities, from adventure activities and active sports, to tranquil bird watching and cultural tours.

Resort activities & facilities:

  • Restaurant
  • Beer Garden
  • Ladies Bar
  • Coffee and curio shop
  • Environmental Centre
  • Conference room
  • Swimming pool
  • Floodlit mini adventure golf
  • Beach volley ball
  • Mountain biking
  • Aroma therapist
  • Animal farm
  • Lapa
  • Squash courts
  • Rugby field
  • Multipurpose recreational hall
  • Game room
  • Children's play area

Adventure activities:

Bird watching

This area is home to numerous bird species and is the ideal spot for avid bird watchers. A bird list is available at reception on request.


The dams of Drakensville are brimming with Karp and Barbel. The dam is a regular haunt for skilled fisherman, but amateurs are more than welcome.

Guided horse rides

Horse riding is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon on your South Africa holiday. Take in the beautiful sights and sounds of Drakensville while being carried along on the back of a majestic steed. For the novice rider, this is the ideal way to learn some tricks. For the expert, why not hone your skills? There are various bridle paths that can be comfortably managed by the inexperienced rider.

Pony rides

Younger children can enjoy pony rides on the resort near the pool and games room.

Hiking trails

Explore this vast and beautiful area on spectacular guided hiking trails. Discover a kaleidoscope of pretty wild flowers, smaller animal species, as well as ancient rock art.

Mountain biking

There are many dirt roads in the vicinity that allows for a satisfying mountain biking experience. There are 2 wheel trails available for different levels of fitness and competence. Please note that you need your own mountain bike for these trails.

Outdoor activities

There are a variety of exciting outdoor activities at Drakensville during your South Africa holiday, including abseiling, a foefieslide, paintball and archery.

Attractions in the area:

  • Sani Pass tours
  • Basotho Cultural Village
  • Bergville area
  • Bushman paintings
  • Drakensberg hiking trails
  • Golf
  • Handcrafts, arts and pottery
  • Monk's Cowl Wilderness Reserve
  • Oliviershoek Pass
  • Royal Natal National Park
  • Sterkfontein Dam and Nature Reserve
  • Spionkop Battlefield
  • Spionkop Dam and Game Reserve
  • Thandanani Handcraft Village
  • Tugela Falls/Sentinel hike
  • The Battlefield Route
  • Golden Gate National Highlands Park
  • Meander Drive
  • Tugela Falls
  • Vulture Restaurant

Relax by the fireplace with your family.

Comfortable accommodation at the Drakensville Resort.

Beautiful scenic views on bike rides.

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