Drakensberg rainy day activities

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

Drakensberg rainy day activities

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 8 am – 3 pm, Saturday 9 – 12. Sundays and public holidays open by appointment.

A visit to Sandra se Winkel is also a must. Museum on the way to Ardmore Guest Farm is a fascinating trip into the past of frontier life of the Drakensberg. It is a genuine trading store from a bygone era, and many of the goods in the museum are still in their original packaging.

Sandra se Winkel - Drakensberg rainy daty activity


Other Drakensberg Rainy Day activities:

Other Drakensberg rainy day activities include popping 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-winning Pinotage. Additionally, a famous blend is 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 sports in one of the many pubs in the area. It is always fun to be part of the community. 

Sixthly, visit the Drakensberg Brewery at Berg Air. They have a range of excellent craft beers. Berg Air also has a chocolate factory, specialist coffee shop, farm stall and bistro. The Cedarwood Centre also has a range of interesting shops, including a Macedonian Cheese outlet and a fresh farm produce centre, Hill Billies.

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 worthwhile visiting the Ladysmith Siege Museum. This excellent museum provides a fascinating overview of the South African War or the Second Anglo Boer war.

What to do on a rainy day in the Drakensberg

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