Trip Summary

Situated in an indigenous forest of the Central Drakensberg, in the shadow of the towering Cathkin Peak, the Drakensberg Canopy Tour awaits you. Boasting Africa’s first elevated rock face walkway with a good mix of both cliff face and treetop platforms, and cable slides over the forest up to 60 metres high, the Drakensberg Canopy Tour must automatically go to the top of your “must do” list.

Situated in an indigenous forest of the Central Drakensberg, in the shadow of the towering Cathkin Peak, the Drakensberg Canopy Tour awaits you. Boasting Africa’s first elevated rock face walkway with a good mix of both cliff face and treetop platforms, and cable slides over the forest up to 60 metres high, the Drakensberg Canopy Tour must automatically go to the top of your “must do” list.

Experience nature like never before as you slide through the forest canopy and enjoy a unique birds-eye view on the world around you. Set within the magnificent Blue Grotto forest, the Drakensberg Canopy Tour is guaranteed to take your breath away. The forest is home to over 150 species of birds including the rare Bush Blackcap.

Led by trained guides as you glide between platforms perched in trees and on cliff faces, allow your senses to flood with the timeless atmosphere of the forest. The inspiring nature of the majestic Drakensberg, the ancient indigenous forest, waterfalls and the cascading stream make this an opportunity not to be missed.

Tour Information

Tour Code: Drak04-DRAKCAN

Duration: 2- 3 hours

Languages: English

Group Size: 1-8 pax

Departures: Central Drakensberg

Departure Time: 08:00/ 09:00/ 10:00/ 11:00/ 12:00/ 13:00

Returns: Central Drakensberg

Additional Information

Cool comfortable clothing and closed walking shoes is essential – no valuables (jewellery etc) to be taken on tour – cell phones and cameras can be taken on tour at your own risk. The tour operates daily, except for Christmas Day.

Anyone over 5 and under 160kg can enjoy the tour. There is a challenging 500m walk out of the forest at the end but it’s well worth the effort. Included in the price is a 4x4 trip to the start of the tour and back to base, all safety equipment needed, 2x guides per group, and a complimentary light meal once you have returned to base.

The tour is done in all weather conditions when deemed safe by management. Tours will be cancelled or postponed at managements discretion. The weather in the berg can be unpredictable so bring a waterproof lightweight jacket or change of clothing.  We have limited rain suits available.

 

If you have Asthma, Diabeties or are allergic to bees, flora and fauna please bring along your pumps, medication and epi pens which will be kept safely in your guides backpack.  For more information and frequently asked questions please visit our website:  www.canopytour.co.za or email accounts@drakensbergcanopytour.co.za with your questions or concerns. 

Price

Includes:

Guide

Safety Equipment

Excludes:

Gratuities

Items of a personal nature

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