4x4 Off-Roading and 4x4 Trails
offers 4x4 ofroading and trails that are amongst the best in the South Africa.
Natural obstacles - steep slopes, rock steps, sand river crossings, mud
shale slopes will challenge all 4x4 enthusiasts. Or
if you prefer the less rugged, make it an easy outing, using a map of the
Drakensberg region and GPS co-ordinates to explore all that the Drakensberg
Mountains has to offer.
Mountain bike enthusiasts are always welcome in the
region, and there two-wheel trails of varying levels of fitness and
competence, particularly in the Drakensberg.
The superbly scenic Rainbow Gorge in the Drakensberg
is a popular mountain bike excursion while mountain bike trails in
Greytown area offer overnight options.
Drakensberg 4x4 trail directory
- Mikes Pass - This 4x4 trail is located in the Cathedral
Peak Section of the Central
Drakensberg. This 32km trail is one of the most scenically beautiful
anywhere. It includes some steep climbs and a hair-raising 7km downhill
on the pass.
- Thule Beacon Trail - From St Bernards Peak in East
Griqualand. This trail is renowned as a tough 4x4 trail that takes
you high into the southern Drakensberg
mountains. The experts say that this trail is much tougher than
Pass - This is a fairly challenging 4x4 route with access
from Himeville in
the southern Drakensberg.
The pass twists and climbs upwards, beneath towering cliffs and
buttresses, reaching the top of the Drakensberg escarpment at 2
873m. You need a passport to cross the border post into Lesotho at