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Our delightful lodge is conveniently located in the Central Drakensberg with amazing views of Champagne Castle and Cathkin Peak, set in the picturesque Champagne Valley, where many tourist activities can be found. These are for your own account. Please book directly with the various service providers. Take note that some of these activities are weather dependent. These are some of the activities you can consider but please bear in mind that changing Covid regulations may impact on these so please first call service providers to establish if currently operational:

Maloti Ezemvelo Nature Reserve (previously Monk's Cowl)

It takes about 15 minutes to drive from River Crossing to the Maloti Reserve, located at the base of the Drakensberg Mountains. The reserve is administered by the South African Parks Board. At the Kiosk in the reserve you can obtain a booklet of the various walks on offer, which advise on the degree of difficulty and the time taken to complete the hikes which range from around 2 to 8 hours.

Falcon Ridge - Open Air Raptor Display

They conduct a very interesting and educational bird display which is held on most mornings bar Fridays and Mondays at 10.30am, weather permitting. This is about a 15-minute drive from River Crossing B&B and Self Catering. Remember to take sun-block and sunhats. Contact Falcon Ridge on 082 774 6398.

Raptors - River Crossing B&B and Self Catering, Central Drakensberg, KZN

Blue Grotto hike

Delightful hike which has lots of shade with streams along the 3- hour duration. Your reward is a beautiful waterfall. Starting at Drakensburg Sun Hotel, which is about 13 Km from River Crossing. Phone Drakensberg Sun 036 468 1000 for more information.

Fishing

Various options are available for fishing enthusiasts including either the Sterkspruit or Mtoti rivers which border our farm, or you may visit the dams at Bell Park Dam, the Drakensberg Sun or the facility at Dragon Peaks where daily rates are charged. There is also the Injasuti, Tugela or Mlambonja river near Cathedral Peak which are all around 1 hour drive from River Crossing B&B and Self Catering.

Helicopter Flips

Helicopter flips may be arranged at Dragon Peaks, about 13 minutes from River Crossing, where you can fly to the mountain where you will have an opportunity to sip Champagne and take in the views. Book at 083 652 7493. Alternative number 082 656 1261.

Waterfalls and Fishing - River Crossing B&B and Self Catering, Central Drakensberg, KZN

Spionkop Safaris

Spionkop nature reserve is about a half hour drive from River Crossing. Check availability 036 488 1578. Drive amongst Rhino, Zebra. Giraffe etc. Approx 35 min drive from River Crossing B&B and Self Catering.

4 Rivers Adventures

Quad biking, archery, rafting, zip-lining and other adventure sports close-by at 4 Rivers Rafting – Jackie Fourie 083 785 1693. About 7 minutes away from River Crossing B&B and Self Catering.

Drakensberg Tree Top Canopy Tours

From young to old! About 13 minutes drive from River Crossing B&B and Self Catering. Contact Drakensberg Tree Top Canopy Tour Booking essential 036 468 1981 or 083 661 5691 or visit the Drakensberg Canopy Tour web page.

Drakensberg Boys Choir

Not to be missed! World famous Drakensberg Boys Choir present Wednesday afternoon concerts during school terms. Call 036 468 1012, or visit their website for performance dates. Online bookings – dbc.nutickets Approximately 13 km from River Crossing B&B and Self Catering.

4 Rivers, Boys Choir, Canopy tour - River Crossing B&B and Self Catering, Central Drakensberg, KZN

Horse Riding

Ushaka Horse rides 072 664 2993 about 5 minutes away from River Crossing B&B and Self Catering.

Cathkin Equestrian Centre

Bookings 0829570083. On Drakensberg Sun road.

Golfing

At Champagne Sports Resort 18 holes (7 minutes from River Crossing B&B and Self Catering.) Tel: 036 468 8000. Gooderson Monks Cowl - 9 hole and about 10 minutes away. Tel: 036 468 1300.

Spa Treatments

Pre booking required. All within 7 minutes drive of River Crossing.

Hot Air Ballooning

Nambiti, Museum, Ballooning - River Crossing B&B and Self Catering, Central Drakensberg, KZN

Reptile Centre

Dragon Rock Reptile Centre. Call 082 955 1404 for more information.

EBikes, Mountain and kiddies bikes for Hire

0825776841 Available at Mountain Splendour.

Battlefields (near Ladysmith)

Approximately 45 minutes from River Crossing B&B and Self Catering. Relive the Boer war at Ladysmith Siege Museum or take a tour to the Spioenkop Battlefield self-guide or guided tours 036 448 1171.

Sandra se Winkel

Bric a Brac and gift shop with antique and historical items. Central Drakensberg district road D275 Weekdays 9 to 5, Saturday 9 -1 and closed Sunday. https://www.facebook.com/sandrasewinkel/

San Rock Art

Steve - mountain guide for 3-hour general nature hikes including viewing San Rock Art at Maloti (Monks Cowl) nature reserve. Cell 083 583 3966.

Miniature Golf

At nursery near Waffle Hut

Winterton Park Run.

Starts at The Waffle Hut, Saturdays 08h00. Register at www.parkrun.co.za.
Contact Ezmarie 082 805 4913, Joanne 082 856 4368 or Diane 036 488 1657 to check whether permitted in terms of Covid

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