Things to Do in Harrismith

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Platberg Stadium and Platberg Mountain

Platberg Stadium and Platberg Mountain

Sports Stadiums Clubs in Harrismith (1.4 km from Harrismith)

The Platberg Stadium lies at the foot of a great Eastern Free State landmark - the 9 kilometre long, 2 377 metre high Platberg Mountain. This majestic mountain range forms a stunning backdrop to the stadium.

Sterkfontein Dam and Nature Reserve

Sterkfontein Dam and Nature Reserve

Dams Vleis in Harrismith (22.6 km from Harrismith)

The vast expanse of water which is the Sterkfontein Dam lies a few kilometres from the edge of the Drakensberg Escarpment in the topmost reaches of the Vaal Dam catchment on the Nuwejaarspruit. The cool, fresh, deep waters are ideal for trout and other fish and it is a popular angling spot. It is the third largest dam in South Africa providing a...

Harrismith Golf Course

Harrismith Golf Course

Golf Courses in Harrismith (1.2 km from Harrismith)

Type: Parkland golf course Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 6529m

Things to do near Harrismith

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Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Nature Reserves in Golden Gate Highlands National Park (59.1 km from Harrismith)

Famous for its golden sandstone cliffs and abundant antelope and zebra herds, Golden Gate Highlands National Park nestles in the rolling foothills of the Maluti Mountains. The park is named for the glowing golden cliffs lit by the sun, particularly the imposing Brandwag rock. Wildlife you are most likely to see include black wildebeest, eland,...

Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve

Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve

Nature Reserves in Clarens (27.3 km from Harrismith)

The Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve is situated 23 km from Harrismith. It has several excellent trails for visitors to meander upon. The reserve is a favorite with bird lovers, holding over 200 bird species, such as mountain reedbuck, oribi, woodpecker, yellowwood and redwood. The terrain varies from veld to forest to kloof. Wildlife is not...

Black Wildebeest Hiking Trail

Black Wildebeest Hiking Trail

Hiking Trail in Van Reenens Pass (40.8 km from Harrismith)

The Black Wildebeest Hiking Trail is a 2/3-day backpack trail, which starts off at the bottom of the Van Reenan Pass in KwaZulu-Natal. The precise start of the trail is located at Siggy's base camp. The first day kicks off with a climb next to a fast-flowing stream. Accent onto the plateau is done via a ladder. The rest of the trail cuts through...

Bonani Wild and Wonderful

Bonani Wild and Wonderful

Four By Four Trails in Newcastle (48.4 km from Harrismith)

Bonani Wild and Wonderful offers many trails can accumulate to 50 km. To complete all the trails it will take around 8 hours. The trails start at a grading 3 three where any vehicle with low range gears may explore. Other routes have a grading of up to 5 and require a bit more technical know-how. The routes offer mountainous trails, river...

Basotho Cultural Village

Basotho Cultural Village

Galleries and Museums in Golden Gate Highlands National Park (48.8 km from Harrismith)

Visit a living museum with reconstructions of traditional homesteads from the 1700s to today. Resident guides show and tell how the Basotho ran their daily activities. Visitors can meet the local chief, sample traditional beer, join story-telling evenings, traditional games competitions and play a game of morabaraba. The village also offers an art...

Royal Natal National Park

Royal Natal National Park

Nature Reserves in Royal Natal National Park (50.3 km from Harrismith)

Royal Natal National Park easily features some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in Africa. The star of the show is the famous Amphitheatre, a massive 500-metre high rock wall that stretches for five kilometres. Standing like a sentinel above the Amphitheatre is Mont-aux-Sources peak. From here, Tugela Falls, the second highest waterfall...

Devils Hoek Valley

Devils Hoek Valley

Hiking Trail in Royal Natal National Park (World Heritage Site) and surrounds (53.2 km from Harrismith)

Located in the Royal Natal National Park, the Devils Hoek Valley hiking trail takes you from the Tugela River car park, all along the Tugela Valley and then up the Devil's Hoek tributary. A fantastic hike that gradually elevates with amazing views. Duration: 4 Hours; Distance: 15 km; Grade: E.

Westline Aviation Berg Flips

Westline Aviation Berg Flips

Popular Attractions in Bergville (56.5 km from Harrismith)

Westline Aviation offer scenic helicopter flights in the Northern Drakensberg region. Flight solutions can be tailored to suit particular needs, corporate services, tourism and special events. They operate from Dragon Peaks Mountain Resort, Cathedral Peak Hotel and the Tower of Pizza .

Extreme Cable Tour

Extreme Cable Tour

Popular Attractions in Bergville (56.5 km from Harrismith)

All Out Adventures offers a thrilling cable ride through scenic forest. Speeds of up to 60 km per hour are reached between the 7 platforms, making it one of the fastest cable tours in South Africa. It also has one of the longest spans in the country – up to 240 m between the platforms. Great fun for the whole family.

Flying Trapeze

Flying Trapeze

Popular Attractions in Bergville (56.5 km from Harrismith)

Fly like Tarzan on an authentic circus trapeze. Instructors take you step by step through taking off to landing in the net. Die hard thrill seekers have the option of doing a knee hang and a back flip dismount.

All Out Adventures MTB Trails

All Out Adventures MTB Trails

Popular Attractions in Bergville (56.5 km from Harrismith)

All Out Adventures offer over 100 km of well-marked mountain bike trails for all fitness and skill levels in the Northern Drakensberg. Extreme mountain bikers use this terrain to train for the Cape Epic, Sani and Joberg 2 C riders. Riders can choose between tough training rides and easy rides for families on a mountain biking holiday in the Berg....

AMPHITHEATRE GOLF COURSE

AMPHITHEATRE GOLF COURSE

Golf Courses in Bergville (56.5 km from Harrismith)

Beautifully maintained and picturescue 9-hole course situated at Hlalanathi Resort

The Northern Horse Trails

The Northern Horse Trails

Popular Attractions in Bergville (56.5 km from Harrismith)

The Northern Horse offers the experience of a lifetime in the Northern Drakensberg. Trusty mountain horses and ponies will take you up mountains, across rivers and cantering over plains in the breath taking foothills of this World Heritage Site. Trails vary from easy outrides on the Montusi Estate to steeper trails, all tailored to suit various...

Tugela Falls

Tugela Falls

Popular Attractions in Royal Natal National Park (59.3 km from Harrismith)

Tick off the highest waterfall in Africa and the planet's second highest waterfall in the Drakensberg (Dragon's Mountains). The Tugela Falls drops 947 meters down the rock-face of the Amphitheatre in three free-leaping falls. The source of the Tugela River is at Mont-Aux-Sources, several kilometres from where the falls cascade down. Situated in...

Spion Kop Battlefield

Spion Kop Battlefield

Battlefields in Ladysmith (KwaZulu-Natal) (60.3 km from Harrismith)

As you travel on the N3 linking Durban and Johannesburg, only 8 km off the motorway near Ladysmith, you'll arrives at the famous Battlefield of Spion Kop. Over a century ago on the 24th January 1900, Spion Kop was the scene of a bloody and futile battle fought between South Africans and British forces during the South African War, 1899 to...