Accommodation and Conference venue on Vaal River near Parys

Accommodation and Conference Venue, Vaal River, Parys

Activities at Carryblaire River Retreat

Fly Fishing
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The waters in front of Carryblaire River Retreat offer some of the most challenging fishing as experienced by many who have visited Carryblaire in the past. Yellowfish abound and test fly fishing skills as they prove to be true adversaries. Should luck not be on your side on the day, the views from all sides will be sure to enthral and mesmerise. There is no charge for Fly Fishing but it is also only available for guests staying at Carryblaire. Fly Fishing Clinics can be arranged on request at Carryblaire with an experienced instructor. Please contact Dave at Carryblaire for further information. Clinic requires a min of 4 people.

Bird Watching
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Carryblaire River Retreat is a registered bird sanctuary, and boasts approximately 450 species of birds in the area. Impressively, 100 of these have been personally identified by our father from the glorious verandah that overlooks the gardens and river. Goliath herons, paradise fly catchers, spotted eagle owls, cardinal woodpeckers, black breasted prinias and fish eagles are amongst the more esteemed visitors, while white eyes, sunbirds, black collared barbets, bishop birds and crested barbets frolic in the glades on a daily basis.

Nature Rafting
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The nature raft trip leaves from Carryblaire and runs for approx 5 Km down river. The trip takes approx 1 hour and includes transport and is conducted by a qualified guide. Cost on request and only arranged for guests staying at Carryblaire. Min 4 people required.

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Archery, Boatanatics, Fire Walk, Fear Factor, Fire Dance, Interactive Drumming, Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting, Meteorite Mind Games, Mini Camel Trophy, Paintball, Treasure Island, Triple Target Challenge etc. Please contact us with your requirements and needs. Teambuilding activities require 10 people or more.

Activities near Carryblaire River Retreat

Game Drives (4 Km)
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Guided game drives are offered on a farm only 4 Km from Carryblaire. Several species of antelope as well as buffalo and giraffe can be viewed. Min 2 people for approx 1 Hour. Cost on request and only arranged for guests staying at Carryblaire.

Vredefort Dome Tours (Leaves from Parys)
A declared a World Heritage Site in 2006 the Vredefort Dome is approx 300 Km in diameter, which is best seen on a guided tour by a professional natural scientist and geologist. Tours require a minimum of 4 people. Cost on request and only arranged for guests staying at Carryblaire.

Cheetah Breeding Project (4 km)
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The Cheetah breeding project only 4 km from Carryblaire offers unique experience. Get up close with this endangered cat and learn what is being done to help their survival. Costs available on request and bookings are essential. Please mail us for contact details.

River Rafting (Leaves from Parys)
Half day and Full day trips available. Rafting is seasonal and rapid grades depend on water flow. All rafting is conducted by qualified guides. Min 4 people required. Cost on request and only arranged for guests staying at Carryblaire.

Walking Trail (4 km)
Apart from our 2 km walk at Carryblaire there is also a Green Leaf walking trail available 4 km from Carryblaire. The walk can either be guided with a qualified field guide or a self walk. Costs available on request.

Mountain Biking (4 km)
A mountain biking trail is available 4 km from Carryblaire on the same trail as the above walking trail. Approx 14 km long. Cost to ride trail available on request. Please mail us for contact details.

**Please Note: We only arrange activities for guests staying at Carryblaire.
Contact Details:
Cell: 064­ 512­ 5218
Cell: 072­ 355­ 8870
Street: 78 S1052, Vaal Eden, Parys, Free State, South Africa 9585

Our Location:
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Guest Reviews:
"Loved it.Thank You.."
- Hennie Smit - Krugersdorp
"Outstanding venue, hospitality, food and service"
- SRS Team - JHB
"Thanks for an awesome weekend"
- Glen and Adel - Meyerton

Parys Activities Vaal River - Accommodation and Conference venue on Vaal River near Parys