Rhodes is a fairytale type village perched amongst the Drakensberg mountain in South Africa, where time seems, literally, to stand still.
The Eastern Cape Is A Top Mountain Bike Destination
Rhodes, Is A Must See, Why? Because Rhodes is an absolute hidden gem of a village, You will not end up here by accident. Rhodes is defiantly off the beaten track, a hamlet or village alongside the wild trout rich, Bell River, near Ben Macdhui (at 2561 m the highest mountain in the Cape region) in the Drakensberg mountains of the North Eastern Cape, South Africa. source
Things To Do In Rhodes & Barkly East
San Rock Art
The quaint village of Rhodes is situated in one of the most remote parts of South Africa with many rock art sites within close proximity, some of which are open to the public. These paintings or rock art was painted by the san people that lived and hunted in these mountains hundreds of years ago and they are still in good condition.
Eastern Cape Highlands Camino
The original walk is 3 days/4 nights, but it could easily be extended to as many days as you have available (7 and even 10 days) – the average km’s per day is about 20
We work out the price according to how many days you walk, but included in the price are hearty farm meals for dinner, full breakfasts, and snack packs to take on the walk for lunch
You sleep in farmhouses, etc
Horse Rides Eastern Cape Highlands
Rhodes offers pre-arranged horse/pony rides on an hourly basis. The horse/ponies are well trained but visitors are advised to bring head protection and not to race the animals. Guides can be arranged to take the more adventurous riders on trails or to lead children and assist inexperienced riders.
Rhodes Mountain Biking Routes
1) Rhodes -Maartenshoek/Table Hill -Rhodes.
A very scenic and fairly easy ride of approximately 41 km long which takes you out along the Barkly East road, into Maartenshoek, and up to the top of the valley to the poplar forest where the old Table Hill farmhouse once stood.
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