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Address:

Physical Address:

Alpine Heath Resort, Off Cavernberg Road, Northern Drakensberg, 3354

Postal Address:

PO Box 112, Jagersrust, 3354

Phone:  0861 000 333
Phone (Int):  +27 36 438 6484
Fax:  +27 36 438 6485
Email:  ceres@threecities.co.za

General Manager:

Ernst-Jan Hiltemann: gm@alpineheath.co.za

Region: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Physical Address:  Alpine Heath Resort, Off Cavernberg Road, Northern Drakensberg, 3354

Activities

Other activities at Three Cities Alpine Heath Resort include: Alpine Heath offers a wonderful variety of sports and leisure activities. Ranging from indoor activities like board games, squash, table tennis, gym and our superb spa right through to our extensive out door activities which include horse riding, helicopter flips, fishing, mountain biking, tennis, putt-putt, swimming pools, volleyball, jungle gym, trampolines and friendly sport matches. We cater for young and old alike. If it is adrenaline you seek, look no further. A five minute drive from Three Cities Alpine Heath Resort, All Out Adventures cater for the x-treme adrenaline junkies.


Fishing Hotspots:

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Try fly fishing at one of our 9 fishing spots right on our Resort. Don’t have any rods and flies? Not a problem the Village Market has all you need. From attaining permits to rod hire and a large variety of flies, you’ll need nothing more but your cooler bag!

  • Sterkfontein dam
  • Fly fishing can be done at Royal Natal National Park in the dam or at
  • Spioenkop Dam

 

 

Helicopter Rides:

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What better way to explore the Drakensberg then from a birds eye view. The helicopter flips are a must do at Alpine Heath Resort. In conjunction with Westline Aviation, trips varying in duration can be arranged with a mere phone call. For enquiries go to our Activity Desk at Reception.

Scenic Flight:  Get up close and personal with the peaks for fifteen minutes.

Champagne Landing:  A fifteen minute flight, with a glass of complimentary bubbly at the top.Picnics on request.

The Amphitheatre:  Experience two amazing World Heritage Sites in sixty minutes- Cathedral Peak and the awesome Royal Natal Amphitheatre. (Seats up to four passengers, depending on weight).

 

Horse Riding: 

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Visit our Equestrian Centre where you will have the pleasure of interacting with our well looked after Nooitgedacht horses. Enjoy a Romantic out ride with a deliciously prepared picnic basket in the serene setting of the Drakensberg.

HORSES AT ALPINE HEATH:  

Out-rides: You may decide whether you’d like to do a one hour or a two hour out ride. All out-rides are accompanied by a guide. Go through streams and over beautiful hills with extraordinary views of the surrounding Drakensberg.

Pony Rides:  For the little ones, scheduled Pony rides are readily available everyday of the week during peak seasons and over weekends and public holidays in the off peak seasons. Bookings can be made at reception.

Romantic Out-rides: Enjoy a Romantic out-ride with a deliciously prepared picnic basket in the serene setting of the Drakensberg. This is an unforgettable experience for newly weds and older couples alike. Bookings can be made at reception.

Riding Lessons: Not an avid rider, no worries, take a class at our riding school where our well trained staff will happily teach you all the basics you need to know in order to get the maximum benefit from your out ride. Bookings can be made at reception.

 

 

Kids Wow Club:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Activities galore await you and bright colours surround you in the expertly planned Kids WOW Lounge. Here we keep your kids busy with fun and funky Arts & Crafts and great activities like “Kiddies Little Chefs”! Our fun Entertainment Team awaits you with a full 7-day-a-week programme. Your kids are sure to retire to bed exhausted and excited about the next day’s programme.

We hand your kids a WOW wrist band and sign them into our Kids Only WOW Club, from here they can partake in any listed activity free of charge! In the Kids WOW Lounge you can master the art of Ping Pong with our Table Tennis equipment or challenge your mates in a soccer league with our Fuzz Ball!

Try out the coolest games on our five Sony Playstation 2’s or work on your coordination skills on a Playstation Eye, this interactive camera operated gaming console will give your kids hours of fun! All the equipment for your leisure activities is readily available from 8am to 5pm at our Leisure Desk which is joined with the Kids WOW Lounge.

So whatever you fancy, we are sure to have it right here at Alpine Heath Resort – The Entertainment Capital of the Drakensberg.

 

Mountain Biking:

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Why not explore some of the hiking trails on the back of a mountain bike at Alpine Heath Resort. With the freedom to roam around our beautiful valleys and hills you will be sure to experience something new on every trip. A fun and sporty activity to get your heart racing and burn some calories at the same time!

In Conjunction with All Out Adventures we now offer over 50km of permanently marked mountain bike trails, with routes for all ability levels. Trails boast memorable climbs, exposed traverses, breathtaking views and screaming down hills!

Beginners can enjoy gentle gradients in the Tugela River Valley. Trails are accessed directly from the resort, or from the Adventure Centre. Trail passes are sold from Alpine Heath Reception and the All Out Adventures Activity Centre.

GYPSY’S BEND – 10km Beginner More gentle gradients on a completely separate trail. This fun and achievable wide single track follows the contours to Twin Streams and back to the Centre. There is a mild stream crossing easy for beginners yet enough challenge to keep them interested.

Montusi Gorge – 20km Intermediate A fairly challenging ride from the All Out Adventure Centre taking you along the Montusi Gorge Trail via hand carved trails to the exciting Secret Pass and back to the Adventure Centre on a banked downhill single track with an optional Big Air Jump to finish.

TRILBY TRAIL – 20km Technical A technical route; encompassing awesome climbing and breathtaking views. Special features include close up views of the 3000m Amphitheatre, water fall caves, river crossings, flowing contour trails caringly carved along the entire route. This finishes with the famous banked Dutoits Down Hill.

 

Pool Table:

 

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Adjacent to the Leisure Zone, the Pool Table room is there for your enjoyment. No under 16’s are allowed in the Pool Table area. All equipment can be attained from the Leisure Desk between 8am and 5pm, thereafter from reception.

 

Putt Putt:

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Not a professional golfer? Don’t fret! On our 18-hole Putt Put course you don’t have to be. Grab a putter, a ball and off you go! Our challenging course is sure to give you hours of puzzling fun. All equipment can be attained from the Leisure Desk between 8am and 5pm, thereafter from reception.

 

 

Squash Courts:

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Our indoor Squash Court allows you to practice your back-hand in even the worst kind of weather! There is enough seating for your friends and family as they support you while you challenge your mates! Bookings can be made at the Leisure Desk. All equipment can be attained from the Leisure Desk between 8am and 5pm, thereafter from reception.

 

Table Tennis:

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While in the Leisure Zone why not test your game on our standard sized Table Tennis set? Train your hand-ball coordination and reflexes while competing with your mates! This way you get the best of both worlds with fun and training all in one activity! All equipment can be attained from the Leisure Desk between 8am and 5pm, thereafter from reception.

 

Tennis Courts:

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Our all weather Tennis Courts are set close to the hustle and bustle of the Pool-Deck and Village Square with views of the surrounding mountains. Play singles or doubles, there’s nothing like friendly competition. Bookings can be made at the Leisure Desk. All equipment can be attained from the Leisure Desk between 8am and 5pm, thereafter from reception.

 

 

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1.  Berg Breakaway

Day 1 Depart to Falcon Ridge Breakfast pack will be provided.   Choose between: Adrenalin:

  • Four Rivers
  • Ballooning
  • Helicopter
  • Canopy tours

Dinner at Alpine Heath Day2  Early morning guided tour on one of the uniquely designed Alpine Heath hiking trails. Breakfast at Alpine Heath Resort   Choose between:

  • Full day tour on the Battle Fields
  • Game drive (Subject to availability)
  • Mountain Biking
  • Signature Hike
  • Golf

Dinner at Alpine Heath Resort Day 3 Breakfast at Alpine Heath

  • Morning relaxation session at Be Spoilt Spa
  • Picnic at the river or at Sterkfontein Dam
  • Afternoon Horse ride

Dinner at Alpine Heath Resort Day 4

  • Early morning guided tour on one of the uniquely designed Alpine Heath hiking trails.

Breakfast at Alpine Heath Depart Home

2.  Adrenalin Adventure

Day 1: Leave early on the Signature Amphitheatre Hike. Breakfast and Lunch Packs will be provided. Dinner at Alpine Heath Resort   Day 2:Early Morning guided hike at Alpine Heath Resort Breakfast at Alpine Leave for Drakensberg Canopy tours approx. 4-5 hours.   While traveling back stop at the various shops, for some retail therapy and lunch:

  • Thokozisa
  • Kwa-Zulu Weavers
  • Valley Bakery
  • Waffle Hut

Or  

  • Four rivers Adrenalin centre for some adrenalin activities.

Dinner at Alpine Heath Resort

Day 3: Early morning Horse riding at Alpine Heath Resort Breakfast at Alpine   Choose between:

  • Mountain biking
  • All out Adventures
  • River Rafting (Seasonal)

Afternoon Relaxation at Be Spoilt Spa.   Picnic Dinner at Alpine Heath (weather permitting)   Day 4 Early morning guided tour on one of the uniquely designed Alpine Heath hiking trails. Breakfast at Alpine Heath Depart Home

3.  Where Families learn to play.(Family breakaway)

Day 1: Early Morning guided family hike at Alpine Heath Resort Breakfast at Alpine Leave to Falcon Ridge, including a fantastic bird show.   On your way you can stop at the various shops, for some retail therapy and lunch: •  Thokozisa (Information centre and various shops to visit) •     Weavers (Candle and rug making) • Valley Bakery (Best baked goods) •  Waffle Hut (Scrumptious sweet and savoury waffles are served here.)   Early evening swimming, leisure zone entertainment and putt-putt Dinner at Alpine Board games in your chalet

Day 2:  Breakfast at Alpine Heath Leave for Drakensberg Canopy tours.

  • Fathers and sons afternoon Golfing at Hlalanati’s golf course
  • Mothers and daughters spa afternoon.
  • Sunset hike down to the river, with a sun downer.

Dinner at Alpine Day 3: Early morning Mountain biking. Breakfast at Alpine

  • Leave for All out Adventures, where you can do various fun activities, from zip lines to paintball and many more.
  • Family picnic at the river. (You and the family can take a hike to our beautiful waterfall and have a lovely lunch next to the river) (weather permitting)
  • Evening family movie, pizza and popcorn in your chalet.

Day 4: Early morning guided family hike Breakfast at Alpine
Family Spa session at Be Spoilt Spa Depart home

Hiking
Volleyball
Tennis Court
Team Building
Swimming Pool
Spa
Squash
Shopping
Quad Biking
Pool Tables
Horse Riding
Helicopter rides
Games Room
Extreme Sports
Cycling
Craft Markets
Bungee Jumping
Board Games
Hiking Trails
Bird Watching