Introduction: We are a registered Non Profit Organisation operating an Outdoor Education Centre at our first venue in Hogsback. We aim to promote environmental and social awareness, cross cultural appreciation and the development of Life skills our facilities and the natural setting of our centres in order to assist all with a special focus on disadvantaged children.
Country: South Africa
Province: Eastern Cape
Local Area / nearest centre: Hogsback
Travel Time from main centre: East London to Hogsback 1 1/2 Hours
Group / event types: School, Church, Corporate, Sport
Grading: Simple Dorms
Exclusive use: No, two groups may be on site at same time.
NB! GROUP SIZE CAPACITY: Total No. of Beds: 150
Accommodation Types: Three dormitories (Smallest 21 in each side and three adult rooms sleeping 2, Largest 30 in each side with 2 adult rooms sleeping 2)
Catering options: Self cater, Part catered, Fully Catered
Special Diets: N/A
Average Pricing pppn (Per Person Per Night) as at: Jan to Dec 2016 Currency: Rand (ZAR)
R 135pppn Self-catered & R 325pppn Catered
Facilities: Swimming pools, volley ball, high, middle and low ropes course, abseiling, zip wire, climbing walls, orienteering, compass course, hikes to waterfalls, night hike and various other adventure activities.
Ablutions: Dormitories have shared bathrooms per gender. Hot water is only available in the evening for the students.
The adults have separate bathrooms which they will need to share with the other
adults in their group. The adults accommodation has hot water 24/7.
Dining Hall: 1 Seating 40
Dining Hall: 2 Seating 150
Large recreation hall: (20m x 12m) with no chairs.
Environment: Mountainous area with forests and waterfalls
In the Hogsback area: Tourist destination with an outdoor art display, local pottery, a labyrinth and various craft type shops.
Programmes: Team-building, leadership identification & development, environmental education, fun & adventure / outdoor experience, personal development, conflict resolution.
Activities: Swimming pools, volley ball, high, middle and low ropes course, abseiling, zip wire, climbing walls, orienteering, compass course, hikes to waterfalls, night hike and various other adventure activities.
Facilitator : learner ratio: Not specified
Requirements list: Cutlery, plastic crockery are supplied by venue for teachers and learners / youth. We provide one blanket and one pillow per person all additional bedding and towel will need to be brought with by the client.
Malaria risk: None
Other medical inoculations / immunisations required: N/A
Weather & Dress: Can be hot in summer and very cold in winter and therefore appropriate clothing for these conditions is necessity. hat, suncream and a wind breaker are a must. All clothes should be rough and tumble wear e.g. not your brand new white levi’s!
Testimonials / Sample Client List: St Andrews, DSG, Hudson primary and high, Stirling primary and high, Collegiate primary, Greenwood primary, Keiskamma trust, Rhodes University, University of Fort Hare and various corporate groups