Activities

Note:
Click on any Activity of your choice to jump directly to the group. All Venue's are clickable and will take you to the full advert.

4X4 Routes | Art Lessons | Bird Watching | Boating | Clay Pigeon Shooting | Cycling | Cruises | Fishing | Fly Fishing
Clay Pigeon Shooting | Game Viewing | Gliding | Hiking | Horse Riding | Paint Ball | Quad-Biking | Sailing
Star Gazing | Swimming | Target Shooting | Tennis Court | Unusual Fauna | Unusual Flora | Volley Ball
War / Historical Walks
| White Water Rafting

4X4 Routes

UP

Art Lessons

UP

Bird Watching

Gariep Gariep Nature Reserve The reserve is just under 17700ha in size and provides a variety of game and birds for viewing.
Gariep Waschbank Game Lodge A bird lovers' paradise, with a wide variety found on the farm. Rarities include: Fish Eagle, Black Eagle, Blue Crane, Secretary Bird, Steppe Buzzard, Kingfishers and many more.
Oviston Siloam Village Situated inside Oviston Nature Reserve at Lake Gariep you have 16 000 hectar of unspoilt habitat to explore. Over a period a number of 256 birds was identified - quantities being influenced by the month, rainfall and Evan winds. The climate in anther parts of the country and world also influence our birdlife. The divergent vegetation type combined with geographical diversities help to accommodate more specie, we have mountains, standing water and plains to support their habitat.

UP

Boating

Gariep Gariep Nature Reserve Contact us for to launch your boat rates.
Oviston Siloam Village Situated inside Oviston Nature Reserve at Lake Gariep we offer a boat at a fair daily rate to explore the waters of South Africas largest fresh water lake.

UP

Clay Pigeon Shooting

Gariep Waschbank Game Lodge Test your aim at a moving target. Great activity for team-building. All equipment available.

UP

Cycling

Oviston Siloam Village The area surrounding Siloam Village offers the mountain bike enthusiast plenty open stretches with adventure rides into the Oviston Nature Reserve

UP

Cruises

Gariep Waschbank Game Lodge The Orange River has offers the ideal setting for sunset cruises, the perfect end to a perfect day.
Oviston Siloam Village Situated inside Oviston Nature Reserve at Lake Gariep we offer a boat at a fair daily rate to explore the waters of South Africas largest fresh water lake and to enjoy beautiful sunsets or view to wild life from the boat.

UP

Fishing

Gariep Gariep Nature Reserve Fishing next to the dam. You can also buy your fishing license here.
Norvalspont Glasgow Pont Hotel Fishing spots that are not to be missed.
Oviston Siloam Village Situated inside Oviston Nature Reserve, Lake Gariep offers the fisherman excellent fishing adventure.

UP

Fly Fishing

Gariep Waschbank Game Lodge The Orange River has become a fly-fishing mecca due to the abundance of both Yellowfish species. A true test for both amateur and experienced fisherman. Our 5km riverfront boasts 7 rock outcrops ideal for this gentlemans' sport. Rods & reels, flies and waders are all available to rent, and should you still be on the learning side, an expert in the field can be contracted for a few lessons and tips (please book in advance). Some of the species found: Largemouth Yellowfish, Smallmouth Yellowfish, Orange River Mudfish, Moggel, Sharptooth Catfish, Chubbthead Barb, Carp and many more.
Oviston Siloam Village Situated inside Oviston Nature Reserve, Lake Gariep offers the fisherman excellent fishing adventure.

UP

Game Hunting

Gariep Gariep Nature Reserve Please phone us for information.
Gariep Waschbank Game Lodge Springbuck - Gold and Black,
Blesbuck - White,
Mountain Reedbuck,
Wildebeest - Black and Blue,
Burchells Zebra,
Gemsbuck,
Impala,
Ostrich,
Waterbuck,
Red Lechwe

UP

Game Viewing

Gariep Gariep Nature Reserve

During game viewing drives which can be done on the approximately 25km game viewing route, a variety of game can be seen which includes the endangered Cape mountain zebra. This is the only reserve in the Free State where these animals occur. The reserve further boasts with one of the largest black wildebeest herds in the world. Other game species that can be seen are eland, kudu, oryx, blue wildebeest, red hartebeest, blesbok, impala, springbok, mountain reedbuck, klipspringer, steenbok and duiker.   Other animals that also occur in this area but are not so regularly seen include the aardwolf, cape fox, bat-eared fox, porcupine, aardvark, brown hyena, and various species of wild cats, mongoose and other small mammals.

Gariep Nature Reserve also boasts with a bird population with as many as 242 different species.  Amongst these species are raptors such as the scarce tawny eagles, martial eagles, black eagles and numerous fish eagles with there call so peculiar to Africa. Larger bird species such as ostriches, blue cranes, secretary birds and bustards are regularly seen. Further is this reserve also the second recorded place in the Free State Province where the Namaqua sand grouse breeds.  The bird population includes a variety of water birds such as spur winged geese, Egyptian geese, South African shell ducks, white-faced ducks, yellow billed ducks, cape teals and lots more.
Oviston Siloam Village Situated inside Oviston Nature Reserve, Siloam Village offers easy access to the 16 000 ha unspoilt wild life area which offers: Aardvark - Aardwolf - African Wild Cat - Bat Eared Fox - Black Wildebeest - Black-backed jackal - Blesbuck - Brown Hyena - Burchell\'s Zebra - Cape Clawless Otter - Cape Fox - Cape Ground Squirrel - Cape Hare - Cape Porcupine - Caracal - Chacma Baboon - Common Duiker - Eland - Kudu - Mountain Reedbuck - Gemsbuck - Red Hartebeest - Rock Dassie - Scrub Hare - Small Spotted Cat - Small Spotted Genet - Smith\'s Red Rock Rabbit - South African Hedgehog - Spotted - necked Otter - Springbuck - Steenbuck - Suricate - Vervet Monkey - Water Mongoose - Yellow Mongoose

UP

Gliding

UP

Hiking

Norvalspont Glasgow Pont Hotel Guided walks.
Oviston Siloam Village Situated inside Oviston Nature Reserve there are endless hiking trails to delight the extreme hiker

UP

Horse Riding

UP

Paint Ball

Oviston Siloam Village Offering adventureous tracks …

 

UP

Quad-Biking

Oviston Siloam Village

Enjoy the beautiful wildlife of the Oviston Nature reserve on a Quad-Bike game viewing trail.

 

UP

Sailing

Oviston Siloam Village Situated inside Oviston Nature Reserve at Lake Gariep we offer a boat at a fair daily rate to explore the waters of South Africas largest fresh water lake.

UP

Swimming

Oviston Siloam Village We offer a designer swimming pool to relax in and cool off after a full packed day or enjoy the open waters of Lake Gariep.

 

upUP

Star Gazing

Gariep Gariep Nature Reserve In nature vir clear views.
Oviston Siloam Village Siloam Village offers FRESH AIR with CRISTAL CLEAR SKIES ideal for stargazing where you can scan the night sky uninterrupted for the marvels of the universe

 

upUP

Target Shooting

UP

Tennis Court

Oviston Siloam Village Tennis Court on site for a break & fun

 

upUP

Unusual Fauna

UP

Unusual Flora

UP

Volley Ball

Oviston Siloam Village Volley Ball on site for a break & fun

upUP

War / Historical Walks

UP

White Water Rafting

Norvalspont Glasgow Pont Hotel Crok-duk rafting, exciting fun for the whole family.

UP