MALETSUNYANE FALLS / SEMONKONG
The Maletsunyane Falls near Semonkong named after the French missionary who reported their existence in 1881, is the highest single-drop waterfall in Africa, with a flow of water falling 192 m.
At 204m, the site holds a Guinness World Record for the highest commercially-run abseil in the world.
The all-weather road between Ramabanta and Semonkong, which is suitable for ordinary two-wheel drive cars, is breathtaking as you climb into the Thaba Putsoa Mountains.
From Semonkong there is a road to the falls. Abseiling and pony trekking is run from Semonkong Lodge.
is available at Semonkong Lodge and Ramabanta Trading Post Lodge.
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