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Afriski Mountain Resort

| Mahlasela Pass, Butha-Buthe 000, Lesotho
+266 5954 4734
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Fun for everyone in the snow and sun

This was our 5th trip up to Afriski over the years and never disappoints. Was early in the season... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Richard_Fyffe
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Afriski Holiday_June/July 2017

We had a lovely time learning to ski (and falling) as well as bum boarding and hiking in the snow... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Naadjia P
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Visit Afriski Mountain Resort – An Unexpected High. The Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho is a country rich in culture and rugged beauty. Afriski Mountain Resort, tucked away in the northern highlands, provides a gateway to this largely untapped world of high-altitude adventure. Situated in the heart of the Drakensberg-Maluti Mountains, this luxury resort caters to every taste and offers the perfect escape for sport and outdoor enthusiasts, corporate parties as well as families. With a selection of accommodation options, as well as a range of on-site facilities and restaurants, Afriski has all you need for the perfect mountain getaway. In summer, ambitious mountain goats explore the peaks in pursuit of a wide range of outdoor endeavours. The resort welcomes mountain bikers, trail-runners, hikers, fly fishermen as well as enduro and off-road enthusiasts equally. Multiple trails, paths and streams await discovery. When the seasons turn, and the cold descends, our ski slopes come to life. In addition, log fires in the evening provide time to unwind, kick back and relax. Afriski provides a touch of Europe just around the corner – without the demands of a long-haul flight. Feed your restless soul. Join us at 3222m above sea level in the Mountain Kingdom.
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| Mahlasela Pass, Butha-Buthe 000, Lesotho
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 5th trip up to Afriski over the years and never disappoints. Was early in the season this year but snow had been made (only 400m of slope open) and was great fun for adults and (especially) kids. Where else can you have...More

Thank Richard_Fyffe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely time learning to ski (and falling) as well as bum boarding and hiking in the snow (which was amazing). Taco (the ski instructor was truly amazing and hats off to this young man who was ever so patient during the lessons....More

Thank Naadjia P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and 3 friends stayed at the backpackers which was definitely better than i expected, clean and well organized. They have a microwave, fridge, kettle and a gas stove. We bought some food at woolies for the weekend and basically just did all our meals...More

Thank Olivia N
Reviewed 22 June 2017

6 (3 couples) of us spent 3 nights at Afriski Resort, and it was awesome! The resort is gorgeous. The ski gear we rented was in good condition, and the guys helped to make sure it fitted correctly. Us ladies decided to try skiing, and...More

Thank sammy534
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We just did a day trip into the resort from Fouriesburg, South Africa and man was it fun. We had a ski lesson booked for 10am and it started perfectly on time the staff are all extremely happy and helpful. Our Ski instructor was from...More

1  Thank tyr0nnee
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Whistler camp. Couldn't find pictures on the net before, which should have been a sign. Turns out to be ex-contractor camp. Our 2 sleeper room barely had space to turn. The kids' two sleeper didn't have a working tv. Our room...More

1  Thank 118thamarac
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We could say that we are regular visitors to AfriSki - but I am happy to say that they have definitely done a top-to-bottom client service revamp which is a pleasure to experience. They care! Yes - it is quite expensive for a quick weekend...More

2  Thank BibiSouthAfrica
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Slopes were awesome and we had loads of fun! My first snowboarding and skiing experience and it was worth every penny!

Thank JudeOli4
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We really enjoyed our 3 day stay for OCR (Obstacle Corse Racing) The highest obstacle race in Africa. The accommodation is great and cousy, with pleanty of heaters to keep you warm. The food was great but after 3 days we started to run out...More

Thank EA_Oussov
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We arrived at night after a 700km+ motorbike ride so couldn't quite see any views. The staff were attentive. The accommodation was perfect, comfortable, practical, with a touch of luxury. The restaurant were lacking a few items but when you consider the route to the...More

Thank MomOfTwoLittleGirls
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DamoKohl
20 June 2017|
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Response from NauticalVoyager |
The main slope is only at 200m at the moment but the slope is being expanded but without natural snow fall it is taking longer than last year. Still we had a great time this last week.
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andreairisgraham
14 April 2017|
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Response from silindilec | Reviewed this property |
yes you can, saw people coming for activities only or restaurant. Do think there is a specific entry fee
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NIC_RYAN29
3 April 2017|
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Response from shannonvet64 | Reviewed this property |
My understanding is that the snow is hit or miss. We were there mid-July and there was no snow. We skiied on man-made snow which was still fun!!! No way to predict the snow fall, but mid-June should have as good of a... More
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