Midlands Family Friendly Hotels | What To Do In Midlands


Midlands family activities

Midlands Saddle & Trout offers its guests endless opportunities to appreciate all the attractions that the Midlands Meander has to offer. From your base at our Midlands family resort, explore the local countryside, zip line through the forest, visit the Mandela Capture site, or enjoy some much-needed pampering at the onsite La Vita Wellness Spa. Sit around a bonfire and take in the night sky, or enjoy a meal at the onsite restaurant, 29 Degrees South.

Other onsite activities include birdwatching and board games.


  • Adventure Golf
  • Tennis
  • Bowls
  • Cycling
  • Mashie golf course
  • Horse Riding
  • Birdwatching
  • Croquet
  • Darts
  • Foosball
  • Fly Fishing
  • Table Tennis
  • Pony Rides
  • Children's playground
  • Golf course
  • Games room
  • Hiking

Nearby Activities

  • Karkloof Canopy Tours
  • Nottingham Road Brewery
  • Swissland Cheese
  • Piggly Wiggly Farm Stall

Adventure Golf


Challenge the family to a round of golf on our awesome adventure golf course - 9 holes of family fun! Our course features natural-looking rocks, pools and Astroturf for a realistic putting experience. See your handicap soar when you take on this unique challenge


Enjoy a game of tennis with incredible mountain views. Work up a sweat with the family by playing singles or doubles matches.


Cycle amidst the rich, rolling farmlands of the Midlands and along the quiet country roads where you can discover shops, cafés, and gorgeous scenery.

Horse Riding


Take a trip to the stables for horse rides into the hills or kiddies’ pony rides. Our horses and ponies are friendly and well-behaved, suitable for all levels of rider.

Fly Fishing


The Midlands area is a favourite among fly fishermen, with the perfect climate for large trout to thrive. There is a trout dam onsite, with equipment for hire, or you can bring your own. Try out this relaxing and rewarding pastime while staying with us.

Children's playground

Let the kids run wild on the playground with swings, monkey bars, fireman’s pole and bridge to keep them busy.

Golf course

Situated in the hills with a panoramic view of the Drakensberg and surrounding farmland, Mooi River Country Club offers one of the most beautiful courses in the Midlands. 

Games room

Challenge the family to a game of foosball or table tennis or relax on the bean bags in the awesome onsite games room.


Get to experience wildlife, mountains, and grasslands while you hike the Midlands Meander. Marvel at the breathtaking views of the countryside.