Activities

Hella Hella is set in 2000 hectares of magnificent countryside, with the Mkomazi River winding through it. There are so many activities to keep you busy that we don’t quite know where to start! We offer:


6-Man-RaftWhite river rafting by professional river guides along 10km of some of the best white water rafting waters in the country: huge rapids, pristine water. There are a range of different length trips, which start and finish at Hella Hella – how convenient!

All packages include transfers to and from the start and finish. Experience thrilling adventures on the water! The rafting season generally starts in late October and ends in April – contact us for details.


Pole VCCompany Team Builds Whatever your company size we would love to be able to host you for any length of time. We would customise our offering to the specific needs of your team. Meals and accommodation can be provided to enhance your experience.


Mountain bikingMountain biking in superb terrain. Try the challenge of the Hella Hella Pass: a 15km return trip with the pass itself being 6.5kms long with a 580m altitude gain. That’s at an impressive 9% gradient!

We also offer a very challenging day out on our 44km circuit but for those looking for a shorter trip there are shorter circular rides down the valley Information regarding all routes is available: please get in touch and we will happily email you satellite maps of the routes. A nominal rider fee is charged.


View on first day 2Hiking and walking trails in magnificent scenic landscapes: Hella Hella is a walker’s paradise. Along with day walks, we are introducing the Mkhomazi Meander. A fully supported 3 day-2 night 30km trail in a safe environment with a certified guide.

Enjoy hiking without the strain of carrying your own gear – we take care of it all for you. If this sounds like too much exercise, try a 40 minute stroll…Or work yourself up to a 4 hour excursion. Detailed satellite maps are available at reception. Please contact us for rates and a full day-by-day trail description.


water vcSwimming and fishing in the Mkomazi River: just splash around or try your hand at catching yellowfish. The best season for fly-fishing is from April through to October.


hikers on trail 2Birding, fauna and flora: Click here, Bird list page 1Bird List page 2 for our bird lists and a wide variety of indigenous riverine trees and shrubs. Click here, Tree List Page 1Tree List Page 2 for our tree lists.


Cliff jumpFun for kids (of all ages): at Hella Hella, kids have the freedom to run and roam – something they seldom have the opportunity to experience.

With boats and lifejackets for hire and plenty to discover there’s no way that kids will ever be bored. Explore the wild spaces and stretches of river, where the zipwire and cliff jump will test the nerve of any dare-devil. Splash around in our dam for a less scary water-fun option!