5 Things To Do in Somerset East

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Somerset East Fishing / Sports & Leisure

Fishing at Angler & Antelope

The popular Angler and Antelope specialize in fly-fishing. They have an in-house REFFIS (Register of fly fishing instructors and guides) accredited guide, one of only three Theta accredited fly fishing guides in ... more

WHEN?
Bookings are essential.

Somerset East Museums

Somerset East Museum

Somerset East is a small town in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, established in 1825. As such, it is bursting with history, both local and colonial, and exudes a unique charm of its own, despite being ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Friday from 08h00 to 17h00.

Somerset East Cycling / Sports & Leisure

Boschberg MTB Trails

The Eastern Cape remains the quietest and least developed of all South African provinces. However, it offers visitors plenty in the way of things to do and see, which is often best done from the saddle of a ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire.

4x4 Trails

Hoeksfontein 4x4 Trails

In the heart of the Karoo, deep in the South African province of the Eastern Cape, lies the fun and excitement of the Hoeksfontein 4x4 Trail. This entire region is characterised by rocky outcrops, valley bushveld, ... more

WHEN?
Booking is essential.

Middleton Cycling

Wilton Guest Farm MTB Trails

Where: outside Middleton, 24 km south of Cookhouse (on the way to Bloemhof and De Mistkraal Dam) Level: moderate to advanced Type of route: some single track, but mostly jeep track and gravel road Best: great ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire.

Also see 30 Things To Do in Greater Addo

Addo Extreme Sports / Sports & Leisure

Adrenalin Addo

The Eastern Cape has so much to offer in the way of fun and adventure, as Adrenalin Addo proves to perfection. Situated on Happy Lands Farm, Adrenalin Addo takes advantage of the gorgeous landscapes to introduce ... more

WHEN?
Tuesday to Sunday from 09h00 to 16h00.
Closed Mondays except during school and public holidays.

Kirkwood Animal Sanctuaries / Wheelchair Friendly

Daniell Cheetah Breeding Project

Cheetahs are acclaimed the world around for their stealth, grace and power. These African predators are beautiful, with plenty of character. However, like many other wild cats, they also face some threats in the ... more

WHEN?
Open daily from from 09h00 to 16h00.
Closed 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

Addo Big Game & Wildlife

Elephant Safari

Walk with the Elephants through the diverse valley bushveld, ravine and forest habitat unique to this part of the Eastern Cape. The informative walk-and-talk takes a very leisurely pace set by the elephants ... more

WHEN?
Daily at 08h00, 11h00 and 15h30, Booking essential.

Addo Animal Sanctuaries / Wheelchair Friendly

Addo Raptor Reptile Centre

As visitors journey through the Raptor and Reptile Park they receive a glimpse into the life of some of the creatures that the Raptor and Reptile Centre cares for. The Centre is nestled in the heart of the Sundays ... more

WHEN?
Tuesday to Sunday from 09h00 to 18h00.

Addo Farm Stalls & Markets

Visit Rosedale Organic Farm

Rosedale Organic Farm is a certified organic farm, producing citrus for the South African and overseas markets. We helped pioneer the growing of organic citrus in South Africa and are able to farm and live ... more

WHEN?
By Arrangement.

Addo Nature Reserves / Animal Sanctuaries

Addo Dung Beetle Breeding Station

The conservation project's purpose was to breed Circellium bacchus dung beetles and reintroduce them back into nature, and to create an awareness of conservation outside of a National Park. We started our ... more

WHEN?
By arrangement

Colchester Wheelchair Friendly / Cruises

Sundays River Ferry River Cruises

Experience a unique river cruising or river safari on The Sundays River Ferry cruiser boat and enjoy the exceptional natural scenery and beauty of one of the top rated estuaries in South Africa. The Sundays ... more

WHEN?
By arrangement.

Addo Elephant Park Big Game & Wildlife / Horse Riding

Horse Riding in Addo Elephant Park

All horse trails within the Addo Elephant National Park are conducted by experienced guides on sure-footed, well-trained horses. Riding hats are available for visitors’ use if required. Addo horse trails depart ... more

WHEN?
Please book and pay for your horse trails at the Addo Elephant Park Game Drive Office. Report to stables at least 15 minutes before departure.

Addo Elephant Park Birding

SASOL Red Bishop Bird Hide

In the Addo Elephant National Park, the SASOL Red Bishop Bird Hide is located opposite the waterhole in the main rest camp area. The bird hide offering ardent bird watchers a view of red bishops, weavers, herons, ... more

WHEN?
The Parks opening times vary according to the season. Please phone to confirm.

Sidbury Big Game & Wildlife / Wheelchair Friendly

Day Trip in Kwantu Game Reserve

Day Trips at Kwantu Private Game Reserve are nothing less than an experience to behold. Welcomed at the beautiful Day Centre, overlooking the Hippo Dam, guests can enjoy the sight of animals at the watering hole, ... more

WHEN?
Morning trip with a Game Drive starts at 09h00 and is followed by a luncheon; Afternoon trip with Game Drive start at 14h00 followed by dinner.

Addo Farm Stalls & Markets

Addo Market

The Addo Market operates on the 1st Saturday of each month from 8am to 12 in the Valentine Hall in Addo. Background music is provided by local, self taught pianist Freddie. The market is run by the Womans ... more

WHEN?
Every 1st Saturday of the month from 08h00 ro 12h00.

Nanaga Farm Stalls & Markets / Cafés & Eateries / Cafés & Coffee Shops

Nanaga Farm Stall

The Nanaga Farm Stall is one of the most famous and recognized land marks in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. There are very few people from this region who have not had Nanaga interwoven into their lives - and ... more

WHEN?
08h00 to 17h30 Monday to Sunday including all Public Holidays.

Closed on Christmas Day.

Addo Sports & Leisure / Sight Seeing / Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Eden to Addo Hike

The Eden to Addo hike is considered by some as the longest, if not the toughest hiking trail in South Africa. Regarded as a 'mega' hike, the Eden to Addo entails an 18-day haul from Knysna to Addo and the Addo ... more

WHEN?
At the moment, the hike is not yet formal, and happens only once a year in September. Contact for full details.

Addo Cafés & Eateries / Fine Dining

Woodall Country House Restaurant

The gourmet food is inspired by the flavours of local ingredients and freshly picked vegetables and herbs from our own garden. No effort or expense is spared to provide a fine dining experience bursting forth with ... more

WHEN?
Booking is essential.

Colchester Beaches & Pools

Sundays River Mouth and Beach

Sundays River Mouth and the beach that accompanies it are awesome reflections of the beauty of the Eastern Cape. The river itself is spectacular, and the mouth’s waters are calm and warm; ideal for swimming, ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Somerset East as a destination

If you are considering visiting Somerset East or have already booked your Somerset East accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Somerset East and come back and submit your Somerset East review or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

Also in the neighbourhood

Addo, Addo Elephant Park, Alexandria, Colchester, Jansenville, Kirkwood, Nanaga, Sidbury, Sundays River, Zuurberg

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