Drakensberg rainy day activities

There a many Drakensberg rainy day activities for tourists in the Central and Northern Drakensberg. One Drakensberg rainy day activity worth doing include a visit to the Winterton Museum. This small museum has interesting displays on the history of farming in the Winterton are. Additionally,  the early inhabitants. It portrays a reconstructed Zulu beehive kraal. Furthermore, a  gallery of San paintings,  as well as displays on the Boer war battles of Spioenkop and Vaalkrans.

Moreover, It also features a blacksmith shop, several farming implements and dispose of the famous Weston caravan. The Weston family embarked on their epic trans-Africa trip en-route to Europe in 1927.

Opening times Monday-Friday 8am – 3pm, Saturday 9 – 12. Sundays and public holidays open by appointment.

Other activities:

Other Drakensberg rainy day activities include poping into one of the many craft centres in the area, such as Thokozisa. Moreover, you could take an outing to the Cathedral Peak Wine Estate. This estate produces an award wining Pinotage. Additionally, a famous blend known as “UNESCO”.

Fourthly, on a Drakensberg rainy day, visit the Ardmore Art Gallery and enjoy a cup of coffee in their restaurant. You can watch sport in one of the many pubs in the area. It is always fun to be part of the community. 

Sixthly, visit the Drakensberg Brewery. They have a range of excellent craft beer. Additionally at Berg Air, there is a chocolate factory and specialist coffee shop, farm stall and bistro. The Cedarwood Centre also has a range of interesting shops, including a Macedonian Cheese outlet.

Enjoy the local cuisine there are many excellent eateries in the area. Furthermore, it is  highly recommended that you attend a Drakensberg Boys Choir Concert on a Wednesday afternoon. Finally, it is always worth while visiting the Ladysmith Siege Museum. This excellent museum, provides a fascinating overview of the South African War or Second Anglo Boer war.

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