Going Green

About us

The ‘eco’ in our name is more than just a word. It defines everything we do and every element of the way we work. For starters, we’re committed to managing our environmental impact in a sustainable and responsible way, with a strong focus on xeriscaping (Xeriscaping – refers to the conservation of water through creative landscaping used at the hotel to minimise the need for water use.)


Eco Drive

Thaba’s Drive & Picnic spots in Johannesburg offers lovely features like charm, fun and outdoor joy for any picnic, but with the magnificent views, secret spots and lovely hideaways we’re known for. Then, there’s the food. Our range of picnic baskets (4 different baskets for the adults to choose from and 1 amazing kiddie basket) contains wonderful delicacies.

 Children Adults Groups < 6 Exclusive
Sunrise or Sunset Eco Drive R 100 per person R 385 per person R 350 per person R1400 per couple
*A drive duration is approximately  2 hours

An exclusive drive at sunset, sets the tone for a memorable proposal #celebratinglove

What you can expect to see on your drive?

We stock plains game, that historically and naturally would be found in the area.

  • Zebra
  • Springbuck
  • The protected Black Wildebeest
  • Blesbuck
  • Duikers
  • Steen-bokkies
  • Black Eagles are also territorial to the area and the reserve forms part of their territory.

Add on Picnic

Breakfast R380 per basket
Bruch R400 per basket
Lunch R455 per basket
Dinner R480 per basket

Menu

Bush Picnic Basket Menu Options

Please note:

  • Book and pay your drive and basket/s within 48 hours prior to your selected date.
  • Submitting the form is not a guarantee or confirmation of your booking.
  • First come first served basis. 100% of bill payable to secure your reservation.

1 Your info
2 Activity and add on
3 Your payment
  • Quote me on a drive and picnic


Other Eco Activities

 Children Adults Groups < 6
Guided Nature Walk R 80 per person R 175 per person R 150 per person
Birding Walk R 110 per person R 275 per person R 220 per person

*All prices are VAT Inclusive, and a 1% Tourism Levy. Prices may change without notice. Rates are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR)


Other activities

Guided Nature Walk – 1.5 hours, with a stop for snacks (includes a complimentary snack hamper) and frequent stops to examine flora and fauna geology, archaeology, ecology and the history of the Klipriviersberg.

Guided Hike – 3 hours, with a stop for snacks (includes a complimentary snack hamper) and frequent stops to examine flora and fauna geology, archaeology, ecology and the history of the Klipriviersberg.

Stargazing Evening (Winter months) – offered during winter months (weather permitting); can be hosted in conjunction with the Astronomy Society of South Africa; must be booked one week in advance; includes a complimentary snack hamper.

Mountain Biking – gradient-rich trail riding close to the city, with 3 trail options: Yellow for beginners/novices; Green for intermediate-level riders; and Blue for experienced or advanced riders. This activity is available at Thaba Trails

Thaba Activities Indemnity and release of liability form


Eco Activities Booking Form

1 Your details
2 Date
3 Your activity
  • Quote me on an Eco activity

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