The small town of Clarens though very picturesque and tranquil looking is a hive of activity that’ll appeal to all types of people, the adrenaline junkie or history, nature or art lovers it’s all found in the rivers, mountains and farms of this village.
Head out to Bokpoort Holiday Farmand get to experiencethe horse riding country Clarens.Clean air in your face in the great outdoors on the back of your horse galloping on fantastic horse paths with horses that are well mannered, trained and taken care of and the guides ensure every horse suits every rider.
The ranch also offers activities of mountain bike riding, clay pigeon shooting and Archery.
If you’re a fish taking to water typethen try a water sportin the town’s river. Clarens isbest-known for its trout fishing spots in South Africa.Try trout fishing in the still waters of streams or dams of the prestigious Clarens Golf and Trout estate, and you can also tee off on the country style 18 hole golf course.
For the best inriver rafting, there’s the Ash River just outside of Clarens, noted as having ‘exciting grade 3 and 4 white water rafting all year that’s not rain dependent’. Paddle by the river by day and camp on the river banks by night. There’s also abseiling, which is considered ’ideal’ in and around Clarens because of the sandstone cliffs.
On dry land if you’re in the mood for easy going, non-strenuous physical activity then there’s quad bike riding, a great way to see the scenic country side of Clarens,with routes that followthe foothills of the Rooiberge Mountain.
Visit a fossil site or Anglo-Boer War museum for history buffs or spend hours exploring what the town’s art scene offers. At President Square,find Clarens Museum and various art galleries, most notable Johan Smit Art Gallery.
Go shopping at gift, antique and arts and craft shops at the top of Main Street or take flight up, up and away as you enjoy a balloon ride.
The activities are endless.