Nestled in the foothills of the Drakensberg, the quaint town of Waterval Boven boasts a number of historical places and exciting entertainment venues for visitors to enjoy.
Rock climbing - Waterval Boven is world renown for the superb rock climbing opportunities. Many enthusiasts come from all around the world to enjoy our unique rock faces.
Horse trails - open spaces and wonderful scenery makes this past time a must do.
Trout fishing - well known in South Africa for having some of the best trout fishing spots, we can offer you plenty of reason to take day off.
Hiking trails - if you are daunted at trying to climb the Drakensberg, don't be, we have a number of easy day-walks to enjoy without working up a sweat
Historical sites -
The Stone Circle boasts of a time past. Visit and see for yourself.
The Kruger House - see where Paul Kruger spent time
The old ZASM tunnel - situated just outside of Waterval Boven, this tunnel was the original railway tunnel linking through the mountains. From the platform you can get a unique view of the Elands waterfall
Five arch bridge - built to accommodate the old train line this bridge is unique in its design
Train disaster - visit the resting place of the men who died in the Mozambique train disaster
Additionally Waterval Onder is ideally situated for you to do day trips to KaapscheHoop to view the wild horses, and a short hop to the Kruger National Park for a day visit. Plus you can organise a special treat and visit the world famous Adam's Calender
Explore the countryside on foot - walk the custom hiking trail
Developed in conjunction with Zongororo Guest Farm, our custom hiking trail takes you up and over the majestic mountain. Walk the bush, through veld and grab your courage to summit via the chain ladder at the waterfall. All in a day's walk.
Routes included are:
Brown : 6.9 km
Blue: 9.6 km
Brown - blue - brown : 10 km
Yellow : 5.6 km