Tiffindell Ski Resort

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Tiffindell Ski Resort is the only ski resort in South Africa and one of the two ski resorts in Southern Africa.

Located in the Southern Drakensberg, South Africa and was established in 1993.[1] The resort is built on Ben Macdhui and has a relatively high elevation of 2810 metres (9222 feet).


Tiffindell is situated 24 km above the town of Rhodes and about 212 km east of Aliwal North. 2WD, 1300cc vehicles with no trailers, can reach the resort in dry conditions only via the route from Rhodes.

The resort was sold at auction on 12 July 2012 for R5.5-million and is now under new ownership and re-open in 2013.[2]

Skiresort in neighbouring country[edit]

  • Afriski - The only ski resort located in Lesotho, on the Northern Border close to Clarens and Fouriesburg in South Africa.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "How the good times have melted away at Tiffindell". Mail & Guardian. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Tiffindel Ski Resort sells for R5.5m". Mail & Guardian. 

Coordinates: 30°39′03″S 27°55′35″E / 30.65079°S 27.92634°E / -30.65079; 27.92634