• Golden Gate near Clarens

Things to do in Clarens

The small town of Clarens is known as the adventure capital of the Free State with a wide array of activities to partake in when you visit the area.

Clarens Xtreme

Mont d’Or Clarens has partnered with local outdoor adventure company Clarens Xtreme to provide a whole host of activities for the whole family, as well as bespoke corporate team-building events which are guaranteed to leave everyone smiling.

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Visit Clarens' art galleries

Known as the jewel of the Free State, Clarens is a charming artists’ town nestled in the foothills of the Maloti Mountains. Visitors flock here to escape from city life and art lovers are able to get their fill of everything creative at the many galleries scattered through the area.

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Mountain biking

The small quaint town of Clarens, found on the Eastern part of the Free State, don’t be fooled by the country demeanor as there’s lots to do in the mountainous village.

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South Africa is known for its sunshine, but come winter Lesotho’s Maluti mountains turn into winter wonderland where you can swish your way through fresh snow down slopes that rival Clarens’ Swiss namesake.

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Hiking Trails

The mighty Titanic Rock stands guard over the Naauwpoort Nek. This is the pass that leads into the village of Clarens.

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4x4 Trails

For a taste of extreme head out to Rebellie 4×4 Trail, just 15km from Clarens is one of South Africa’s top 10 4×4 trails. The Rebellie 4×4 Trails offer different routes which are there if you’re demanding a challenge. As well as the bonus of game-viewing opportunities as wildlife is often encountered on the trails.

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Clarens Golf Estate

The course has been tucked up into the basin over looking Clarens and its mountainous views which surrounds Mt Horeb. Clarens Golf Course is quite simply, breath-taking. Golfers can expect no less than the best efforts from the ground staff at Clarens and they have proven time and again to being committed to the enjoyment of the game.

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Dinosaur Tours

Through Dinosaur tours in the town it will be a dinosaur hunting expedition in Clarens for proof of prehistoric life in the town billions of years ago. Visit the Dinosaur tours for history buffs or spend hours exploring who and what inhabited the town.

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