Mountain Biking

50km of Bushveld scenic rides for the casual or extreme rider! Single track, exhilarating down hills, challenging zig-zag uphills, technical climbs, pioneering kloof tracks...Grootfontein has it all!


Solid tubes highly recommended.


Free for sleepover guests. R100 for day-visitors.

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4x4 Routes

Grootfontein 4x4 route take you on a challenging 16km route that should take 2-3 hours...unless you stop for a sun-downer or to enjoy the views! Enjoy the abundant wildlife, birds galore and endless views of cliffs, valleys and prime Bushveld.


Have a look at "Accommodation" for your choice of bush lodges or stay at the scenic Marula Bush Camp.


Free for sleepover guests. R200 per vehicle for day-visitors.


R200 vehicle


Grootfontein has been a hiking destination for over 30 years. We try to cater to all your hiking preferences...short routes, long routes, going a bit of the beaten track, even sleep-outs.


Groups...welcome to chat to us for a personalised recommendation on routes, overnight facilities in the lodge or elsewhere on the farm and other activities you can work into your program.


Free for sleepover guests. R50 per person for day-visitors, picnic facilities included.


Our 130+ species of feathered friends enjoy the varied bushveld biomes of riverine forest (fish eagle, night heron, pied king fisher), savanna (quinea fowl, grey loerie, Piet-my-vrou) and mountain (black eagle, arrow marked babbler, Cape Vulture).


Come and enjoy all you twitchers out there! Welcome to combine your visit with a choice of our other activities. See
Accommodation" for sleepover options.


Free for sleepover guests. R50 per person for day-visitors.


We offer half-day brown river rafting on the picturesque Crocodile River. Enjoy a vigorous work-out or drift down the sluggish current and surprise a wide variety of bird-, fish- and wildlife enroute!


Free if you bring your own kayak. R400 per person for rented kayaks, small picnic included.


We offer an abundance of plains game (14 species) to the discerning rifle or bowhunter. Groups and families welcome. Skilled tracker and skinner available. Professional meat preparation by prior arrangement. Minimum 3 hunters. Minimum stay 3 nights.


Exclusive hunting weekends on strict ethical hunting principles.


R350 per person per day for hunters and non-hunters. Kids under 7 free. Special rates for bigger groups.


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