A true African Safari Experience in Clarens, Free State

Come and enjoy the extraordinary veld of the Eastern Free State and Clarens area on an African Safari tour. See many of South Africa’s unique animal species, view the area from the top of a mountain, and visit a historical war site. This is an unique opportunity to get closer to nature while visiting exclusive places.

A mountain at Clarens Safari.

Our game drives depart from the Square in Clarens to the Clarens Safari Game Farm. The farm has many different species and visitors can expect to see:

  • Eland
  • Blesbuck
  • Springbok
  • Waterbuck
  • Lechwe
  • Red Hartebeest
  • Deer
  • Gnu (Swartwildebees)
  • Zebra
  • Ostrich
  • Ribbok

Halfway through the tour, you can spoil yourself with local beer on tap and biltong at Sandstone Cliff ‘restaurant’. This rare opportunity will give you the chance to relax with something to drink whilst taking in the beautiful view.

There are no card facilities, so please bring along cash if you wish to buy any refreshments.

Times: 09:00, 13:00 and 16:00. (Sunrise trips available for groups of 6 or more.)

Rates:
• R250 per person, R100 per child under the age of 10.
• R325 per person for Sundowner Drives with cocktails, wine or champagne.
• R325 per person for Sunrise Drives with coffee and rusks.
Warning: The Eastern Free State can get very cold, very fast. Please bring an extra jersey along.

A great place for photographers.

Lechwe looking at visitors at Clarens Safari.

Photographers will find many photo opportunities during the drive. Besides capturing wildlife, the surrounding mountains and veld makes the perfect setting for landscape photos. For those who want to learn more about photography, a mentor from Clarens Pro Photographer can accompany the group. Booking is essential.

The game farm is also part of the Andes Wedding Venue – allowing photographers to get creative while shooting the bridal pair’s wild side on their most memorable day.

Cycle through wildlife on our Mountain Bike Trail.

For the adventurous at heart we have a 13km MTB route from the top of a mountain back to Clarens. This fast paced route is ideal for cyclists who enjoy cycling through nature.

Cyclists are picked up at the Square on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 06:00 and dropped off on the top of the mountain on the game farm. From there they can pedal back to town.

A minimum of 6 bicycles are allowed per booking, and bookings are essential.

Rich in cultural history.

The farm has many caves that served as hiding places for women and children during the Anglo Boer War. You will be given an opportunity to visit these caves during the game drive.

The names of the people who hid here are carved in the walls of the caves.

Geological tours by Dr Groenewald.

Dinosaur enthusiasts can learn more about the pre-historic life that existed in the area by attending a Dino Walk with Dr Groenewald. He has proven himself as an expert in the field over the years, and inquisitive minds can learn a lot about dinosaurs and how they lived by spending as little as an hour with him.

Bookings are essential.

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