Janicky's Restaurant & Pub (Underberg/Umhlanga Rocks). At this Durban eatery you will find traditional South African fare, including local favorites such as chicken curry and T-bone steak.
Elements Café Bar (Underberg/Umhlanga Rocks). Meet for a cappuccino or glass of wine at this trendy cocktail hot spot with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean-in the distance you may even see dolphins at play.
Scott's Café (Lydenburg/Schagen/Pilgrims Rest). Pancakes are a specialty at this café that dates from South Africa's Gold Rush days. After your meal, stroll through the adjacent shop which sells African handcrafted items.
The Sunset (Velddrif). This beachfront establishment serves a tempting selection of steaks and seafood, and while you enjoy your meal you can watch a dazzling sunset.
Cuisine Classique Restaurant (Lydenburg/Schagen/Pilgrims Rest). Turn back the clock to a time when royalty and noblemen dined together before the warmth of a crackling fire, and enjoy great live music amid an ambience of old-time splendor.
Sibaya Casino (Underberg/Umhlanga Rocks). This Durban hotel and casino offers an exciting fusion of flavorful cuisine, colorful live shows and thrilling opportunities to hit the jackpot.
Mount Edgecombe Country Club (Underberg/Umhlanga Rocks). Originally part of a sugar estate and mill, this course offers lush fairways fringed with magnificent subtropical vegetation. Within 22 miles of Umhlanga Rocks are an additional 11 courses, including some of the country's top rankings, with individual holes listed in the top 100.
Underberg-Himeville Trout Fishing Club (Underberg/Umhlanga Rocks). This Club manages fishing on the Umzimkulu and Pholela Rivers, where rainbow and brown trout, as well as bass, are plentiful.
Diggings (Pilgrims Rest). This reconstructed mining site creates a vivid simulation of life in this valley during the time of South Africa's gold rush. You may even try panning for gold!
Blyderivierspoort Hiking Trail (Pilgrims Rest). As you hike through grassveld, bushveld, montane and gallery forest, you may spot baboon, grey rhebok antelope and more. Abundant examples of local flora include ferns, wild figs and orchids on this enchanting trail.
Horseshoe Falls (Lydenburg/Schagen). As you walk along the Sabie River in Mpamalanga, you will discover amazing varieties of birdlife and other wildlife before arriving at the cascading Horseshoe Falls, where you may picnic, swim in the natural pools or just take in the beauty of the setting.
Sani Pass Tours (Underberg). This dramatic pass crosses the scenic Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, a World Heritage Site, where you will view soaring peaks and plunging gorges, all from the safety of four-wheel vehicles driven by expert mountain tourist guides.
Rocher Pan Nature Reserve (Velddrif). The freshwater lake here is home to many species of birds, animals and plants, and after the first heavy winter rains the abundance of natural beauty is spectacular.
The Gateway Shopping Centre (Underberg/Umhlanga Rocks). This mega mall boasts over 360 outlets, national and chain stores, offering fashion, groceries, services and specialties, along with dining and entertainment-but the fun doesn't end there. You will also find family sport and adventure centers including The Rock, Skatepark, Wavehouse and Fantasy Forest, an Imax Theatre and more.
West Coast Gallery (Velddrif). This art space in the heart of Velddrif represents over 100 regional artists and craftsmen, including, interestingly, the work of local fishermen.
The Funky COW (Underberg). This small, eclectic shop offers unique handcrafted jewelry, antiques, vintage clothing, gifts items and souvenirs as well as Basotho blankets, the traditional blanket of the locally based Basotho, descended from a cluster of tribes that united during the early 1800s.
Ponieskrantz Arts & Crafts (Pilgrims Rest/Lydenburg/Schagen). Arts and crafts are manufactured by local artisans in open studios that you may tour. Items for sale include pottery, stained glass, weaving, hot glass and more.