Experience CradleMoon

Game Drives

Explore the diverse flora and fauna of The Cradle Moon Conservancy on a game drive led by an experienced ranger. Covering Zwartkop and Driefontein farms, including Heia Safari Ranch, Ekudeni, Eduzani, Bell Gables, Aloe Ridge, Riverview Spa, Glenburn Lodge, and Kloofzicht, spanning 1600 hectares. Encounter Rhino, Leopard, Eland, Kudu, Red Hartebeest, Black and Blue Wildebeest, Zebra, Duiker, Impala, Springbuck, Blesbuck, Brown Hyena, Jackal, and Aardwolf.

Boat Cruises

Embark on a serene journey aboard our 24-seater pontoon, available for charter or spontaneous cruises on the picturesque 22-hectare Lake Heritage. Revel in a 1.5-hour escapade, marveling at diverse game and birdlife from water level. Encounter the resident African Fish Eagle family and, if luck favors, catch a glimpse of our elusive Hippo. Indulge in snacks and drinks served on board (for own account), enhancing your tranquil experience amidst nature’s splendor.

Cycling

Embark on thrilling cycling adventures through the scenic landscapes of The Cradle Moon Conservancy, spanning 1600 hectares. Pedal past iconic landmarks like Heia Safari Ranch, encountering diverse wildlife along the way. With varying difficulty levels, our routes cater to adventurers of all skill levels, promising an unforgettable outdoor experience amidst the stunning vistas of the conservancy’s natural beauty. Whether you’re a novice or seasoned cyclist, immerse yourself in the captivating sights and sounds of this pristine wilderness, where encounters with majestic rhinos, stealthy leopards, graceful antelopes, and other fascinating creatures await around every bend.

Our Rates

Activities

MTB

R 80 pp

Trail Running

R 80 pp

Swimming

R 80 pp

Paddling

R 80 pp

Fly Fishing

R 100 pp

Game Drives

2-4 Guests

R 500 pp

5-8 Guests

R 425 pp

*Minimum of 2 guests allowed on Game Drive. Above rates DOES NOT INCLUDE  the R50 Conservation Fee. Must be booked in advance at Reception*

Boat Cruises

4-10 Guests

R 275 pp

11-24 Guests

R 225 pp

*Above rates DOES NOT INCLUDE  the R50 Conservation Fee. Must be booked in advance at Reception*

Trail Running

Experience the exhilaration of trail running amidst The Cradle Moon Conservancy’s scenic beauty. Explore diverse routes spanning 1600 hectares, from beginner-friendly paths to challenging trails. Encounter iconic landmarks and abundant wildlife, immersing yourself in nature’s wonders with every stride. Whether you’re seeking a leisurely jog or an adrenaline-fueled adventure, our trail running facilities offer an unparalleled opportunity to connect with nature and embark on unforgettable outdoor experiences.

Swimming

At the heart of Cradle Moon Conservancy lies the stunning 32-hectare Cradle Moon Lake, teeming with diverse fish, birds, and reptiles. Fed by the pristine Crocodile River, it’s Gauteng’s premier open water swimming venue, attracting swimmers, paddlers, and rowers for training. Marked by buoys, the Hi-Tec Water Course offers courses of 500m, 1000m, and 1500m. Positioned centrally in the Cradle of Humankind, it’s a favored training spot for MTB and Road Duathletes and Triathletes, thanks to surrounding trails and its convenient location.

Rowing

Rowing on our lake provides a serene escape amidst diverse flora and fauna. Glide across the tranquil waters of Cradle Moon Lake, nourished by the Crocodile River. With the Hi-Tec Water Course, rowers can tailor workouts. Enjoy the rhythmic splash of oars and the scenic beauty, perfect for both relaxation and fitness enthusiasts seeking a harmonious connection with nature.