Things To Do in Barkly East

Barkly East is situated in Northern Ukhahlamba, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

4x4 and Quad Trails in Wild Mountain Country

Where? Barkly East
The Barkly East and Rhodes area is ideal for the 4x4 and bike enthusiast. Steep mountain tracks (up to 2750m) and challenging river crossings test your technical driving skills. Trails range from easy to very ...

4x4 Trails in Northern Ukhahlamba

Where? Rhodes
A spectacular drive from Telle Bridge through to Lundeans Nek on good gravel road brings you to Reedsdell. Trails are guided by Chris, ranging from easy to very difficult. Pre-trail assessments are done before ...

Barkly East Museum

Where? Barkly East
Barkly East Museum offers fascinating displays telling a story about the history of Barkly East, how it originated and artifacts and items found in the area giving you an insight into how people lived and ...

Birding in Wild Mountain Country

Where? Barky East
The Barkly East and Rhodes area of the Southern Drakensberg has prolific birdlife with over 230 species recorded. Wild Mountain Adventures can help you discover our many ‘specials’ including the Bearded ...

Cycle the MTB Trails in Wild Mountain Country

Where? Barkly East
Mountain bike tracks abound in the Barkly East and Rhodes farming districts and we are developing trails for all abilities and levels of fitness. Our trails offer varied terrain and spectacular views, ...

Fly-Fishing for Wild Trout

Where? Barkly East / Rhodes
The Barkly East and Rhodes area of the Southern Drakensberg is world famous for its fly-fishing with over 200kms of Mountain Rivers filled all year around with wild trout and yellow fish in the summer months. ...

Hike in Wild Mountain Country

Where? Barkly East
Whether you fancy taking a gentle stroll down the river or a lung-busting climb to the top of the peaks, Wild Mountain Country near Barkly East and Rhodes has something to offer everybody. This area of the ...

Hike the Wartrail Skywalk

Where? Rhodes
The Wartrail Skywalk is a 5 day guided slackpacking trail through the spectacular Eastern Cape Drakensberg, near to Rhodes. This hike will take you from river gorges up to mountain peaks taking in bushman ...

Horse Riding in Wild Mountain Country

Where? Barkly East
Wild Mountain Adventures offers horse riding trails from a couple of hours to a multi-day trek visiting different farms. We provide well-schooled horses, suitable for all standards. The Southern Drakensberg ...

Quad-bike and Scrambler trails

Where? Barkly East
Bring your own bikes for rides of a lifetime - The spectacular mountainous terrain of the Southern Drakensberg is the perfect setting for awesome guided trails that provide fun for the whole family. Steep ...

Rhodes MTB Trail

Where? Rhodes
Where: Rhodes, north east of Barkly East, near Tiffendell Ski Resort Level: difficult (the climbs are gruelling); the route is long Type of route: mostly gravel and dirt road; 81 km circular route Best: ...

River Rafting on the Kraai

Where? Barkly East / Rhodes
In the summer the rivers around Barkly East and Rhodes flow well and the water is warm - perfect for a day of paddling. Join Wild Mountain Adventures on inflatable river rafts for an unforgettable experience ...

Skiing at Tiffindell

Where? Rhodes
Perched in the southern part of the Drakensberg Mountain Range, deep in the Eastern Cape Province, is South Africa’s only ski resort, the beautiful Tiffindell. Here, skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts are ...

Witteberg Skywalk

Where? Lady Grey
Start: Lady Grey Finish: Rhodes Duration: anything from 7 to 10 days Fitness: it's tough, you'll need to be fit Our tip: going during winter means cold days, crisp skies and wet boots The Witteberg ...

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