Activities

In planning your activities at National Heritage Nature Park, you’ll be spoilt for choice ranging from complete relaxation to exciting and fascinating action.

Relax

  • Sit on the deck and enjoy the view.
  • Relax around the dam and take in some sunshine.
  • Hone your skills on the tennis court and in the cricket net.
  • Relax around the swimming pool or go for a dip.
  • Keep yourself entertained in our fully equipped games room.

Trout Fishing

  • On our well-stocked dam, a mere cast from the deck; or
  • On nearby waters, both dam and river – prior arrangement required.

WalkS & Hikes

  • Enjoy a leisurely walk through the Nature Park from an easy saunter to something more challenging.
  • Perfectly catered to hiking and walking groups
  • Many beautiful hiking trails available in the neighbouring area too
  • Enjoy a chilly dip the in crisp, clear mountain streams on your way!

MOUNTAIN BIKING

  • Challenging trails in the surrounding area for the off road enthusiast with picturesque mountain scenery.
  • Bring your own bike and protective gear.

Birding

  • Many species of birds occur in and around the garden area as well as throughout the Nature Park.
  • Cape Vultures, Jackal Buzzards, Bearded Vultures and three different crane species are frequently spotted in the area.

Sport and Recreation

  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • Pool table
  • Table tennis
  • Cricket net
  • Canoeing (available on the dam)
  • Volleyball

 

Other Places of Interest

  • 18 Hole top class Golf Course at Gowrie in Nottingham Road
  • Kamberg, Highmoor and Giants Castle Nature Reserves.
  • The Midlands Meander is a totally absorbing outing with many arts and crafts, restaurants and shops.
  • Nottingham Road village is only 1 hour away.
  • Kamberg or Giants Castle rock art. With 3000 images in the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park it is considered to be one of the richest rock art areas in the world.

 


 

A beautiful place with so much to do. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to be back soon. Thank you Gordon, Veronica and staff .

Smith & Johnstone Families, Umhlanga

70th birthday! What joy and what a blessing to have celebrated at this beautiful piece of God’s beauty. Lovely memories to go with us.

Mitchell family, Durban