Attractions at Antbear Lodge


Horse Trails

Antbear Lodge offers horse trails right on our eco farm near to Giants Castle which are particularly suited to beginners.

Drakensberg hiking at antbear lodge


Hike to the top of the hill on a 3 hour round trip where you can enjoy some spectacular views. Take a picnic lunch with you. A shorter 1 hour trail that visits the dams on the property makes for a lovely stroll in the afternoon.


Stargazing Hammock Camp

A local villager will tell you his Africa folktales while you relax in a hammock looking at the night skies

Drakensberg activities woodworking lessons with children

Wood working workshops

Learn a new skill by working with Andrew in his workshop and make something from wood to take home with you.

Cheese making workshop

Cheese Making Course

Step out of your comfort zone and learn to make cheese. We create gouda, feta, cream cheese and more

Antbear Lodge Labyrinth


Spend a hour along this meditative forest labyrinth path. The labyrinth is 2.4km in length


Farm animals

Agri-tourism is becoming a huge attraction. Watch the cows being milked, help collect eggs and check out the organic garden.


Hot air ballooning

Watch the sun rise from the balloon basket. Takeoff site is directly in front of the lodge

Drakensberg abseiling


Drakensberg Abseiling offers a safe and controlled environment at Antbear Lodge. Stepping backwards over the edge and descending down the cliff unleashing an adrenaline rush.

Drakensberg Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

Get out and ride the mountain bike trails.

Drakensberg birding and bird watching


If you are a bird lover then you will thoroughly enjoy a walking around the lodge property. With over 240 species to be seen, this is an ideal place to view some magnificent sights.



While it is important to remain active and its good for us all to keep our minds busy, it is imperative to relax too!

Drakensberg slack packing

Slack packing

multi day hike walking lodge to lodge with your luggage transported for you.


Off roading

Challenge yourself to the top of the hill Antbear Lodge or drive the whole 4x4 trail

full moon walks searching for an aardvark

Full Moon Walks

Guided walks by full moon are a special opportunity to search for the shy and elusive antbear.