Rocky Drift Private Nature Reserve offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, inviting you to immerse yourself in the serenity of nature. Here, you can embrace the true essence of the valley with a range of activities designed to help you connect with the natural world. Here are some of the activities and amenities that await you at Rocky Drift:
Star Gazing: Away from the city lights, the night sky at Rocky Drift is a canvas of celestial wonders. Spend your evenings under a canopy of stars, and let the quietude of the night envelop you as you gaze at the beauty of the cosmos.
Hiking Trails: Explore the natural beauty of the valley by embarking on well-marked hiking trails. These trails lead you through captivating landscapes, allowing you to connect with the pristine wilderness that surrounds you.
Birding: Rocky Drift is a haven for bird enthusiasts. With its abundant birdlife, it’s an ideal place for bird watching. Grab your binoculars and camera to spot a variety of feathered friends in their natural habitat.
Riverside Relaxation: One of the highlights of Rocky Drift is its picturesque riverfront setting. Relax by the river, listen to the soothing sounds of flowing water, and bask in the serenity of this beautiful natural environment.
Kids Outdoor Area: Families with children will find a paradise of outdoor activities. Rocky Drift offers an expansive kids’ outdoor area where little ones can run, play, and explore. From a swimming pool and deck area to a splash pad, jungle gym, swings, seesaw, basket ball net, and trampolines, there’s no shortage of fun and excitement for the youngsters.
Tortoise Enclosure: Kids and adults alike can enjoy observing the resident leopard tortoises in their unique enclosure. These slow-moving creatures add to the charm of the reserve and provide a fun opportunity for interaction.
Rocky Drift Private Nature Reserve invites you to step away from the daily grind and embrace the tranquility and beauty of the natural world. Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or family-friendly activities, this enchanting destination has something for everyone. It’s a place where cherished memories are made amidst the serenity of nature.
3km – Otter Loop: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/recording/otter-loop-577ef11?p=-1
10km – Boven Vista: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/recording/morning-hike-c336346–53?p=-1
Rocky Drift Private Nature Reserve extends a warm invitation to day visitors who seek to partake in the tranquil splendor of our reserve. We understand that not all who wish to experience the natural beauty of this sanctuary may have the opportunity for an overnight stay, and thus, we welcome you to join us for a day of serenity and connection with nature.
To ensure that your visit is both enjoyable and in harmony with the environment and the needs of our overnight guests, we kindly request that you take note of the following guidelines:
Day visitors are graciously invited to make a reservation in advance of their visit. By doing so, we can guarantee that you have access to our facilities and can make the most of your day in this beautiful setting. Reservations ensure that we can accommodate your visit comfortably and that you can enjoy the facilities with ease.
Your day of exploration at Rocky Drift begins at 08:00 AM, allowing you to make the most of the daylight hours and fully immerse yourself in the natural wonders that abound. We close our gates at 05:00 PM, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to experience the serenity of the reserve during our operational hours.
Limited Daily Capacity:
In our commitment to providing a peaceful and uncrowded experience for all our guests, we have set a limit of 20 day visitors per day. This approach helps preserve the tranquility of the reserve and allows each visitor to appreciate the natural beauty in an unhurried manner.
No Braai Facilities:
Please be aware that we do not offer braai/barbecue facilities for day visitors. To maintain the pristine environment and safety standards, open fires or cooking on-site is not permitted.
Food and Beverage Policy:
For the comfort and well-being of all our guests, we do not permit day visitors to bring their own food and beverages onto the premises as we have an on-site restaurant
Rocky Drift Private Nature Reserve stands as a sanctuary for both nature and those who seek refuge in its beauty. We look forward to welcoming you as a day visitor, knowing that your experience will be enriched by the peace and natural wonder that grace our reserve. Thank you for respecting these guidelines and joining us in preserving the pristine essence of Rocky Drift.
Rate – Adults (R100)
Rate – Children 3 – 12 years (R50)
To book please WhatsApp in advance on 072 245 4961