Activities in Clarens

Clarens is in the Eastern Free State in the Maluti mountains. It is known for its spectacular sandstone mountains and wonderful climate, it is one of the most picturesque spots in South Africa.

Outdoor Activities

Clarens is part of the scenic Highlands Route and is surrounded by mountains. Activities range from: trout fishing, horse riding, abseiling, hiking, fly fishing, fossil hunting, white water rafting and golf.

Village Square

Clarens is an artists' haven with many well-known artists either living in or frequenting the village, with many art galleries scattered around the village square and the town. 

Festivals & Events

Annual Beer Festival in February, LUSH music festival in April and Pinotage on Tap weekend in November.

The Golden Gate Highlands National Park

The Golden Gate Highlands National Park with its sandstone formations and cliffs is only 17 km from Clarens.