Special activities

At LIONSROCK we have many great activities for you to enjoy. 


LIONSROCK has many picturesque picnic spots to enjoy.

Whether you are sitting at the one of our beautiful dams watching our prolific bird life or sitting on our beautiful grass terrace watching the sun set behind LIONSROCK. We have something for everyone.

Book now and order your picnic basket.

LIONSROCK stargazing

Come to peace underneath the South African cosmos and enjoy an hour of informative and entertaining stories about the night sky. This is a family-friendly activity and coffee or hot chocolate will be available on request.


  • R120 per adult (12 years and older)
  • R60 per child (3-11 years old)
  • Free for toddlers under 3 years

Times: Every evening from 20h30 depending on the weather conditions

Private Cave Dinner

A memorable night under the stars with your own private chef. With Melissa or Wanita as your personal concierge. Enjoy a mouth-watering meal prepared on the open fire while sipping on a glass of our finest South African wine. After dinner you will enjoy toasting your own marshmallows on the open coals. After your dinner you will enjoy a private stargazing session in the open African night sky. The evenings music will be supplied by our 108 big cats roaring in the distance.

This is the perfect proposal site or special anniversary treat. A once in a lifetime opportunity.

Cost: R1250 per person

We regret no children allowed.

Please take note

For safety reasons under no circumstances are guests allowed to self-drive through the park where the big cat enclosures are situated, nor are guests allowed to walk unaccompanied in these areas. We appreciate your understanding in this regard.

Day Trips

We offer our guests the chance to explore the beautiful areas of Golden Gate and Clarens with a specialised day trip. The trip starts at 08h30 & starts off with a trip to the famous Golden Gate nature reserve. Be sure to pack your camera. After Golden Gate we will stop off in the quaint artist town of Clarens. Here we encourage guests to walk around the small picturesque town of Clarens and enjoy lunch at one of the wonderful eateries. Clarens has many fabulous art galleries and craft shops to visit. In the afternoon on the way back to the lodge our guide will take you to the Ash River lookout. This is where the water supply from Lesotho’s Catse Dam spills out into the Ash River.

Cost: R500pp this will include 1 refreshment. Lunch is for your own account. Advanced bookings are essential.

Minimum 2 PAX

Hot Air Balloon Rides

Ever wished you could take to the sky and spread your wings like an eagle? Well now is your opportunity. Clarens offers wonderful hot air balloon rides and includes morning coffee and mimosas. After your air ride you are spoiled to a special breakfast surrounded by the beautiful Maluti Mountains.

Cost: R3200 per person. Booking is essential 48 hours in advance. Only available on Saturday’s and Sunday’s.

Lesotho, Fertility Caves & Clarens Extreme

Please enquire at Reception should you wish to book one of these wonderful day trips.