Activities & Leisure

This is adventure paradise! 

Whether it is a game drive you're after, with more than 11 species of game, or an adrenaline rush down the river on a raft, this is the place to get all the action. All activities is guided by our qualified staff and we ensure you will have an experience of a lifetime!.

Game drives
The Lodge is home to a great diversity of game, like Impala, Zebra, Eland, Waterbuck, Kudu, Giraffe and much more. The drives takes you through the spectacular mountains and up to view points with beauty that you can only imagine. Book and experience a magnificent African sunset. There is also a Mampoer tasting game drive available definately a adventurous experience.

River rafting
A rafting trip on the Vaal is definately a big consideration to add to your overall experience. Trips differ in length and the river is suitable for children as well. Our experienced guides will take care of your safety and educate you on the ways of the water.

Bird watching & Wildlife
Over 180 bird species have been identified on the Lodge, so take the binoculars and go for a stroll along the river bed or the established trails throughout the reserve.

Fly fishing
Welcome to the best fly fishing water for yellows on the Vaal. We offer about 20 km of pristine fly fishing water for small and large mouth yellow fish. Take the stumble out of the Vaal and do one of our float & fly trips or you can enjoy the streams around the lodge and catch that elusive yellow.

A basic Fly Fishing Shop is available at the lodge. Fly fishing trips can also be organized with experienced guides, these trips must however be booked in advance.

For the last 15 years the Elgro River Lodge was the proud host of the Bell's Fly Fishing Festival.

3D Traditional Archery & Target Shooting
The Elgro River Lodge boasts one of the best 3D Archery courses in the country. With exceptional course layouts that change frequently. The Elgro Traditional Archers Club is based at the lodge and we host a club shoot every second and fourth weekend of the month.

Whether for the fun of it or for the more serious corporate group or sport teams wanting to invest in their team efforts this is the perfect place to be. With top of the range relationship courses to choose from. This is a great way to get the team to function and communicate.

Mountain Biking
This is part of our monthly guided activities and is ideal for the mountain bike enthusiast or for the more serious riders preparing for a race. Beautiful trails surrounded by wildlife and game.

Visit our blog and stay updated with the monthy guided activities offered at the Elgro River Lodge.

Services Overview

We offer a wide variety of services to our clients and ensure value for money. The lodge have a wide variety of activities to offer - from River Rafting to Mountain Biking, Game Drives, Mampoer Tasting, Teambuildings and much more to choose from.

Contact Us

The Elgro River Lodge is situated on the Vaal River.

Address:Nooitgedacht, Schoemansdrift
Telephone: 018-2975411
FAX: 018-297 5411
Other:018-291 1333

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