Afriski Mountain Resort, Butha-Buthe

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Afriski Mountain Resort remains the one of only two ski resorts in the south of the continent. Sited 3,050 m (10,006 ft) above sea level, the resort features a 1 km (0.6 mi) long run for intermediate skiers and a gentle beginners’ slope. From June to August it will feel like a white Christmas and you’ll almost forget that you are visiting the world’s hottest continent. The resort offers a wide variety of accommodations--ranging from budget rooms and lodges to mountain chalets. Take a look at our Butha-Buthe planner to schedule your visit to Afriski Mountain Resort and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Great place with friendly people. Everybody was friendly and willing to help where ever they can. Would definitely recommend it  more »
  • The stay was great no complains. only that if someone books for a stay and there is an event on that weekend, please inform the person because the event affects activities in the area.  more »
  • i stayed there for the weekend, the place was nice and cool. the staff was really welcoming and great. The food was wooooow....!!!! great activities... wonderful experience  more »
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  • Experience snow in Africa. Driving up the mountain to Afriski is no joke. Careful driving up the hill. Snow is best on colder winter days but artificial snow is added on warmer days. Fun place to hang out with friends and family
  • Awesome place to forget about the rest of the world. Skiing on the man-made snow is great fun!
  • Lovely little slope to take the kids out for a ski and snowboard adventure! Great during the summer too if you enjoy mountain biking!
  • Main slope quite challenging, but intermediate and beginners great to learn on. Much cheaper than Europe or USA
  • The place is not very big. It is not anything like what the website makes it out to be, it did say that ski season had begun in may, however when we went in June there was no snow and we were disappointed, so be sure to check the weather reports. The prices are high and the beginners ski area is quite small.

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