In the Gorge Adventures is a family-centred adventure experience that leverages the full magnificence of the Magaliesburg and Witwaterberg Mountain ranges to provide a selection of thrilling outdoor activities. The Magaliesburg is an ancient range of peaks nearly a hundred times older than the colossal Himalayans and near the Cradle of Humankind, the resting place of our some of our oldest ancestors.
In the Gorge caters to birthday parties, bachelor parties and a variety of corporate functions, offering guided quad tours, 4x4 obstacle courses, archery, clay pigeon shooting, abseiling, paintball and mountain biking. It is surrounded by some of the country’s most stunning wildlife sanctuaries, providing guests with wilderness safaris up close and personal with some of the world’s most sought-after animals, including four of the Big 5 at the nearby Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve.
Accommodation is self-catering and catering on a bed and breakfast basis for up to 100 people. There is a pub, lapa, swimming pool and lavish braai facilities. Two marquee tents can be used for functions of all kinds, including garden, picnic and country-style weddings. There are also camping sites and spit-braai facilities. In the Gorge is also part of the Magalies Meander Route, which features incredible adventure experiences including balloon safaris, horse trails, canopy tours, microlighting and steam trains.
There is also an abundance of quality restaurants in the area, including the Brauhaus am Damm (that has its own micro-brewery), the Die Ou Pastourie Restaurant (Italian South African fusion), Goblins Cove Restaurant and Coffee Shoppe (that has life-size murals) and Whispering Pines Country Estate Restaurant (fine dining). The Magalies Meander also features arts and crafts, fishing and fly fishing, health and wellness spas and great shopping opportunities. The landscape is home to some of the best bird watching in the world as well as a huge diversity of plant life.