Core Activity:Fly-fishing, Boat Cruises, Hiking and Birding.
Type:Facilitated except for the Hiking.
Duration:Minimum three Nights Stay.
Budget:Fly-Fishing costs between R2 000 and R4 000 per day, which includes the boat and all equipment.
Boat Cruise prices depend on trip duration and number of guests on board.
Hiking/Birding is free of charge.
Accommodation at Wild Horses Lodge at standard rates, with a 15% discount on accommodation for a minimum of three nights stay during the week.
When to Go:Fly Fishing (October to March) Boat Cruises (Weather permitting annually) Hiking/Birding (annually)
Itinerary Rating:Lodge Policy – no children under 12 allowed. Activities range from relaxed to moderate at guest’s discretion.
Other:No experience needed and all you need to bring is active wear. Since it is a mountainous environment, always bring cold weather gear. Accommodation at Wild Horses Lodge. No off-road vehicles are needed.
Other Activities:Visiting Clarens, Basotho Cultural Village, Quad Biking, White-River Rafting, Horse Trails. Other activities can also be arranged in the Drakensberg such as visiting the Drakensberg Boy’s Choir, Canopy Tours and Spa Treatments at a neighbouring resorts.
Points Of Interest:5-Star accommodation at a Boutique Mountain Lodge (included dinner, bed and breakfast), gourmet cuisine; customised experience for a group of friends; venue for special occasions or intimate getaways.
Fly Fishing with a field guide on the Sterkfontein Dam; Game viewing on the Wild Horses Lodge’s luxury 29ft Sea Ray and Hiking in the mountains with a packed lunch and bird book.
The lodge has contact with many experienced fishing guides who, depending on which guide we can get booked, take the guests out on their own boat and sometimes provide packed lunches, some guides do not have this included in their price. The dam offers an abundance of excitement for the avid outdoor enthusiast.
Sterkfontein Dam has crystal clear water which enhances your pleasure as you explore the shoreline with its many coves and inlets normally inhabited by Zebra, Black Wildebeest, Eland, Red Hartebeest, Springbok, Blesbok and Rhebok and many other species.
You can also charter our cruiser for a day and spend the time swimming, enjoying a light lunch or having a booze cruise with friends.
Hike in the nature reserve and enjoy the caves, waterfalls and wonderful scenery around you.
Decide on the duration and intensity of your hike according to your own preference or limitations. For your convenience, we are also able to prepare a picnic lunch, which you can take with you on your hike.