Rockwood Earth Lodge
- Guests think Rockwood Earth Lodge is in an excellent location
- 3 Highlands Estate, R600, Champagne Valley, 3340, KwaZulu-Natal
Adventure sports – Four Rivers Rafting and Adventures offer white water rafting trips, quad bikes, abseiling and a number of other adventure activities. Call 083 785 1693.
Champagne Castle Adventure Centre based at Dragon Peaks Resort has a range of rafting, zip lining, paintball, mountain bike trails and other adventurous activities.
ScooTours (the first in SA). Contact 074 103 3613
Arts and Crafts – Visit African Loomers based at Ardmore Guest Farm for beautiful hammocks.
KwaZulu Weavers and Candle Factory outlet is open 7 days a week, has daily weaving demonstrations (036 488 1657). Numerous other arts and crafts are located at Thokozisa and Cedarwood.
Bowls – The Nest Hotel is popular for social bowls on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons.
Canopy Tours – Old Cathkin hotel, opposite the Drakensberg Sun Hotel. Takes half a day. Bookings 036 468 1981 or 083 661 5691. Look out for discount vouchers at our reception.
Fishing – The Drakensberg Sun dam is stocked with Rainbow Trout. Check Permits cost and rods can be hired. Bell Park Dam: gates open 8am and close at 5:30pm daily.
Golf – there are 2 courses to choose from. Monks Cowl Country Club is a 9-hole course (036 468 1300) while Champagne Sports Resort (036 468 1088) boasts a championship 18-hole course.
Hiking + Mountain Biking – Mountain Splendour (biking) is only 10km away from the KZN Wildlife Monks Cowl reserve (hiking). The reserve has hiking/biking trails ranging from 1 hour to more challenging all day