Pilgrim’s Rest

Pilgrim’s Rest

An enriching experience for any traveller embarking on a South African safari, Pilgrim’s Rest boasts fascinating historical buildings such as an old Anglican church, a digging museum, a gold panning area, shops, a House Museum, a historic cemetery, the Joubert Bridge and Mount Sheba Nature Reserve.

Mount Sheba Nature Reserve is below the Pilgrim’s Rest Mountains and offers grasslands, forests and natural gardens in which to witness some of the most amazing birdlife that has earned the area a world-renowned reputation as being a twitchers’ paradise. Some species you may encounter include the African cuckoo hawk, crowned eagles, mountain wagtails, forest canary, gurney’s sugarbirds and many more.

By including Pilgrim’s Rest in your South African safari experience, you open up a broad range of activities to enjoy. From walking trails, rounds of golf, horse riding, trout fishing and hiking, to gold rush guided tours and even a chance to pan for gold, there is seemingly no limit to the attractions that can be experienced in the area.

Pilgrim’s Rest has rainy summers and dry winters, but has something for everyone no matter the time of year. Have a look at our South African safaris that include Pilgrim’s Rest below, or read up about the other South African attractions you might want to visit on your South African safari.


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  • Aquila Aquila Day Trip

    Enjoy a game drive viewing a variety of wildlife at Aquila Private Game Reserve. Just 2 hours drive from Cape Town, it is the perfect slice of real Africa so close to the city.

     

  • Aquila horse riding Aquila Horse Riding or Quad Biking Day Trip

    The Aquila Horse Riding or Quad Biking Day Trip includes a comfortable day drive from Cape Town through the scenic Hex River Valley and brings you to Cape Town’s closest private game reserve, Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa.

  • Zambezi River Lodge Botswana Untouched Lodge Safari – 9 days

    Explore Botswana’s finest National Parks and the true African wilderness – untouched! Start your tour by experiencing the Greater Moremi. See giraffe, elephant, zebra, lion and wildebeest in the Moremi Game Reserve from your own 4×4 vehicle. Discover the Okavango Delta in traditional dugout canoes and enjoy Chobe National Park’s wildlife on a boat cruise on the Chobe River.

  • Kruger Cape Point Full Day Tour

    This is an awe-inspiring tour to the towering headland known as Cape Point, South Africa. Magnificent beaches, breathtaking views and picturesque coastal villages such as Hout Bay and Simon’s Town are to be seen along the way.

  • tour with bicycles Cape Point Full Day Tour with Bicycles

    Tour the Atlantic coast including Clifton, Camps Bay & Llandudno, to the fishing village of Hout Bay in your tour vehicle. Then drive over Chapman’s Peak to Simon’s Town where we meet up with a colony of the rare African Penguins at Boulders Beach. Other highlights include a hike to the Cape Point lighthouse and a short cycle around Cape Point. End the day by returning home via Scarborough and Kommetjie.

  • Shark cage diving Shark Cage Diving & Viewing Full Day Tour

    Experience Great White Shark Cage Diving in Gansbaai, Cape Town. You will see these beautiful beasts near the Geyser and Dyer Islands from the safety of a cage. An adventure you will never forget!

  • Apartheid museum Half Day Apartheid Museum Tour

    The Apartheid Museum is one of the most interesting museums in South Africa. This museum is filled with all the history and diversity of the past including all the Apartheid elements that formed South Africa into what it is today.

  • Cape Town City Half Day Cape Town City Tour

    We commence the Cape Town City tour with a cable car trip up the legendary Table Mountain for spectacular views of the Mother City and the surrounding peninsula. (weather permitting; cable car fee not included),    Back in the city itself, we visit the well preserved Company’s Garden, the S.A. Museum, the Castle of Good Hope and the vibrant and arty flea market known as Greenmarket Square. We also take a trip through the colourful and picturesque Malay Quarter known as Bo-Kaap.

  • Gold Reef City Half Day Gold Reef City Tour

    Enjoy our Half Day Gold Reef City Tour which includes an exciting trip down into the depths of an old gold mine at one of South Africa’s most exciting theme parks! The Half Day Gold Reef City Tour is a perfect South African tour for the whole family.

  • Johannesburg Half Day Johannesburg City Tour

    Johannesburg or “Jozi” as the locals call it, is vibrant, edgy and full of creativity and African culture. Enjoy the creativity and history that Johannesburg has to offer. It is simply a destination you should not miss on your South Africa trip!

  • Lesedi Half Day Lesedi Cultural Village Tour

    Spend time in the Lesedi Cultural Village as you explore the different tribes, huts, cultures and foods of Africa. Our half day Lesedi Cultural Village Tour awaits!

  • Pretoria Half Day Pretoria City Tour

    Jenman African Safaris offers you the chance to visit Pretoria on a half day city tour of South Africa’s Administrative capital. Pretoria is also known as the Jacaranda City and holds some amazing surprises.

  • Soweto Half Day Soweto Tour

    Soweto is known as one of the most vibrant and culturally-exciting townships in South Africa. Explore Soweto on our half day Soweto township tour with Jenman African Safaris.

  • Kruger experience Kruger Experience – Classic Package

    Enjoy a 4-day Kruger experience in one of Africa’s most popular national parks, the Kruger National Park. This adventurous experience offers the best game viewing opportunity possible with game drives through the park and optional bush walks, which allow you to get up close and personal with the wildlife of the Kruger National Park.

  • Cape Town experience Cape Town Experience – Classic Package

    The lively city of Cape Town has been named again and again as one of the top cities in the world to visit thanks to its wide range of activities, breathtaking scenery and variety of unique restaurants and markets. Explore all the amazing wonders that the Mother City has to offer this exciting 4 day Cape Town Experience. Enjoy your stay at the beautiful Sweet Ocean View Guest House, situated only 10 minutes away from the beach.

  • Inverdoorn Inverdoorn Day Trip

    Spend the day on a game drive at Inverdoorn Game Reserve, one of the closest and most beautiful private game reserves in the Ceres Karoo.

  • Table Mountain Table Mountain Hiking

    The best way to enjoy Table Mountain in Cape Town is to hike it! Hike Table Mountain and see the amazing sights that you wouldn’t see on the Cable Car… this Table Mountain day trip is challenging and yet fun.

  • Bungee Jump Bungee Jump – Victoria Falls

    Experience the world-famous Victoria Falls in the most adventurous and unique way – with a bungee jump off the Victoria Falls Bridge.


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