Attractions in Maclear
There are many different things to do in the Maclear surrounding area. This is a list of the activities available.
Well-kept 9 hole golf course. Number 3 hole is considered as one of the most spectacular in the Eastern Cape. Golf clubs for hire at reception.
Glass backed squash court situated at the Country Club.
Three surfaced courts at the Country Club (one under floodlights).
Situated on a nearby farm. Ginger Jenkins 045-9321675
Take beautiful photos with the natural wonders of Maclear.
Abseiling at the spectacular Tsitsa Falls, zipline, kayaking and other eco adventures are offered. Visit their Website
Ugie Tractor Museum
Situated in President Street, Ugie (22 km from Maclear). Displays Mr Bob Kaschulas’ lifetime of passion for old tractors.
This magnificent sandstone bridge is a national monument.
One of the highest and most spectacular South African mountain passes. This pass links Maclear and Rhodes.
This region is famous for its paintings, so much so that a shelter with paintings featured in the National Geographic magazine. Contact Sheila (045 9321437) for guided tours.
Guided Fishing tours available. >> Website The Maclear River Festival is held annually on the second last weekend of May. The Ugie Ladies Fly Fishing Festival is held annually over the long-weekend in September.
Wind erosion has created a large hole at the summit of the mountain called Gatberg (Hole Mountain), situated south-west of Maclear.
1-4 day hiking trails of the southern Drakensberge.
Challenging route that links up with the Barkly Pass.
Hiking & Picnics