Morning Sun Activities

On our beautiful Natural Heritage site we offer free unguided walking trails, guided walking trails, children’s walks and scenic drives. These activities are ideal for botany, birding and butterfly (seasonal) enthusiasts.

Guided Morning Sun Activities

MORNING SUN NATURE RESERVE Activity Offer

Guided Scenic Drives on Morning Sun Nature Reserve

Let our guide bring the bush alive whilst sharing his knowledge on the natural wonders of the bush and the use thereof to man.

  • Welcome Sun Downer Drive in the afternoon (2 hours): Enjoy the view on top of the Soutpansberg Mountains, passing the ruins of an old Venda Village, overlooking the Morning Sun Nature Reserve and enjoying a drink while watching the beautiful sunset and an explanation of the activities on the reserve.
  • Mashovhela Rock Pool (2 hours): The guide drives the guests to the closest point with a short walk to the Mashovhela Rock Pool which especially accommodates the elderly guests.
  • Plateau Drives (2 ½ hours): A relaxing scenic drive along our Soutpansberg Mountain plateau up to our Archaeological Ruins of Morning Sun Reserve where guests are welcome to walk around. Recommended for Bird and Butterfly watchers.

RATES VALID FROM 01 MARCH 2019 TO 29 FEBRUARY 2020

Scenic Drives (Guided)

10 % commission

Single Adult Per person

2 Pax

3 & more Pax

Per person

Child rate
Sun-downer Drive (2 hours) 720.00 360.00 240.00 195.00
Mashovhela Rock Pool (2 hours) 450.00 225.00 150.00 125.00
Plateau Ruins drive (2.5 hours) 1080.00 540.00 360.00 280.00

 

RATES VALID FROM 01 MARCH 2020 – 28 FEBRUARY 2021

Scenic Drives (Guided)

10 % commission

Single Adult Per person

2 Pax

3 & more Pax

Per person

Child rate

Per person

Sun-downer Drive (2 hours) 770.00 385.00 255.00 208.00
Mashovhela Rock Pool (2 hours) 480.00 240.00 160.00 135.00
Plateau Ruins drive (2.5 hours) 1155.00 578.00 385.00 300.00

ACTIVITIES MAP

Guided Scenic Drives and Walks on Morning Sun Reserve

  • Big Waterfall & Mashovhela Rock Pool (3 – 4 hours): Our guide accompanies the guests on a beautiful scenic and botanical walk to our big waterfall which passes the Mashovhela Rock Pool.
  • Plateau & Mashovhela Rock Pool (4 ½ hours): Driving around the mountain plateau road up to our Archaeological Ruins where you might come across some antelope and then walk down to the Mashovhela Rock Pool trail. Recommended for Bird and Butterfly watchers.
  • Panorama & Mashovhela Rock Pool (3 ½ hours): Driving to the top of the mountain plateau with a beautiful view of our Big Waterfall and the valleys, where you might come across some antelope and then walk down to the Mashovhela Rock Pool trail. Recommended for Bird and Butterfly watchers.

RATES VALID FROM 01 MARCH 2019 TO 29 FEBRUARY 2020

Drive & Walk (Guided)

10 % commission

Single Adult Per person

2 pax

3 & more pax

Per person

Child rate
Big Waterfall & Mashovhela Pool

(3 – 4 hours)

800.00 400.00 270.00 215.00
Plateau Ruins  & Mashovhela Pool

(4.5 hours)

950.00 480.00 315.00 255.00
Panorama & Mashovhela Pool

( 3.5 hours)

880.00 440.00 295.00 235.00

 

RATES VALID FROM 01 MARCH 2020 – 28 FEBRUARY 2021

Drive & Walk (Guided)

10 % commission

Single Adult Per person

2 pax

3 & more pax

Per person

Child rate
Big Waterfall & Mashovhela Pool

(3 – 4 hours)

855.00 430.00 290.00 235.00
Plateau Ruins  & Mashovhela Pool

(4.5 hours)

1015.00 515.00 338.00 272.00
Panorama & Mashovhela Pool

( 3.5 hours)

940.00 470.00 315.00 250.00

Guided only Walking Trails on Morning Sun Reserve

Explore and investigate the diverse fauna and flora of this magnificently beautiful natural heritage site on foot. Recommended for Bird and Butterfly watchers

  • Mashovhela Rock Pool (3 hours): This is a nature walk to our sacred Mashovhela Rock Pool (the second most sacred site to the Venda people).
  • Eagles Nest (1 hour): A walk up the hill to see an eagle nest depending on the breeding season.
  • Plateau Ruins walk on mountain road (5 hours): The guests walk up the botanical hill and over the top of the mountain and then along the road of the mountain plateau where they might come across some antelope, up to the Archaeological Ruins view point overlooking the valley were the Venda village can be seen , then heading down on old cattle trail, back to the lodge.
  • Big Waterfall & Mashovhela Rock Pool (4 – 5 hours): A relaxing walk from the lodge to our big waterfall passing the Mashovhela Rock Pool and enjoying the botanical diversity.

RATES VALID FROM 01 MARCH 2019 TO 29 FEBRUARY 2020

Walks (Guided only)

10 % commission

Single Adult Per person

2 pax

3-10 Adults

Per person

Child rate
Mashovhela Rock Pool (3 hours) 560.00 280.00 185.00 130.00
Eagles Nest (1 hours) 200.00 100.00 65.00 No children
Plateau Ruins walk on mountain

(4 – 5 hours)

740.00 370.00 185.00 165.00
Big Waterfall walk (4 – 5 hours) 800.00 400.00 270.00 135.00
Big Waterfall walk (5 – 6 hours)

Incl. picnic lunch

950.00 550.00 450.00 450.00

 

RATES VALID FROM 01 MARCH 2020 – 28 FEBRUARY 2021

Walks (Guided only )

10 % commission

Single Adult Per person

2 pax

3-10 Adults

Per person

Child rate

Per person

Mashovhela Rock Pool (3 hours) 600.00 300.00 198.00 140.00
Eagles Nest (1 hours) 215.0 108.00 70.00 No children
Plateau Ruins walk on mountain

(4 – 5 hours)

790.00 395.00 200.00 176.00
Big Waterfall walk (4 – 5 hours) 855.00 430.00 290.00 125.00
Big Waterfall walk (5 -6 hours)

Incl. picnic lunch

1390.00 695.00 470.00 470.00

Guided or Free Unguided Walks on Morning Sun Reserve

Marked trails take you across scenic valleys, along sparkling streams and through various indigenous forests.

  • Small Waterfall & Small Hill (2 hours): This is a trail to our small waterfall and passing our big Baobab Tree, it is also a botanical experience passing a smaller Baobab tree, here is a bench where guests can sit, relax and enjoy the view of the mountains.
  • Small Waterfall (30 Min): This is a trail to the small waterfall and passing our big Baobab tree.
  • Small Botanical Hill ( 30 min): This is a botanical experience where you can also see a smaller Baobab tree, there is a bench where guests can relax and enjoy the view of the mountains.

Unguided walks are for free for guest staying at Mashovhela Bush Lodge

  • Unguided walks for day-visitors cost R60 per adult conservancy fee
  • Unguided walks for day-visitors cost R45 per teenager
  • Unguided walks for day-visitors cost R30 per child 3 – 12 years

Please note that bookings must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

Bookings are subject to availability.

TO BOOK: Contact our reservations on: 079 602 5482 or 087 233 5027 or

Email: sales@morningsun.co.za

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