Amathole is an area with stunning scenic beauty and rich in history. Located in the Eastern Cape, it has diverse landscapes ranging from mountains and rivers to beaches, forests and estuaries. Hidden gems include the majestic rainforest, which is protected to date. Indigenous forest and breathtaking waterfalls are a must see in this region.
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Rock Climbing in Hospital Flat, Wanaka, Otago New Zealand
The town is surrounded by the awe-inspiring Southern Alps, with spectacular mountains such as the Crown Range, Haast Pass, Roys Peak and Pisa Range and is close to Mount Aspiring National Park (World Heritage Area). Despite the mountainous landscape, the climate is considered to be continental, with fairly warm summers and temperatures that can reach up to 25°C/77°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls.
Hospital Flat (9 mi / 15 km outside Wanaka) is the perfect destination for rock climbing lovers, offering a great number of routes. The rock is metamorphic with many natural lines and climbs of up to 164 ft/50 m. Some of the climbing sections are: Little Big Wall, the Diamond, the Tombstone, Roadside Attraction and the Main Cliff. Experience the ultimate adventure and feel the thrill of climbing using metal rungs, learn how to handle the ropes and dedicate your mind and body 100%.