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13 Fun Things To Do In Secunda

Are you spending the December holiday in Secunda either because you are a local or you are staying in one of the various accommodation options Secunda has to offer? We have taken the liberty to make a list of all the things you can do this December in a small town like Secunda.

1. AquaZone Waterpark

With an indoor pool, this waterpark is perfect for all weather conditions. The park has 5 waterslides, and a small kiddies pool with 3 slides for the little ones to enjoy.
Braai facilities are available and you are also allowed to bring in your picnic basket. Please note that no alcohol or glass items are allowed.

2. Bosveld Lapa Restaurant is adjacent to the waterpark, where you can enjoy a taste of the bush as well as any alcoholic beverage, while relaxing under the shade of the weeping willow tree.

3. Carnival Square

This enormous jungle gym is every child’s dream. It is a safe and secure play area for toddlers and babies. Mom can relax at the coffee shop or at Eish!! South African Kitchen, while the children roam this playful wonderland.

4. Rocky Waters

Miniature golf can be an outing to enjoy, for young and old. It can break the ice on that awkward first date. This 18 hole putt-putt course will challenge your putting skills and leave you with loads of memories.

5. Eish!! South African Kitchen

At Eish!! spoil your taste buds with their large variety of options on the menu. Loads of specials on Fridays and regular live entertainment to kick off the weekend on the right note.

6. Action Sport

Challenge your buddies to a game of Action Cricket at the Action Sport Secunda Arena.

7. Panda’s Cue Sport

Play at the biggest Cue sport arena in Mpumalanga with loads of pool tables and dartboards where your skills will be tested.

8. Boesies

Book your private function or romantic picnic under the willow trees or just relax on the sun chairs next to the swimming pool while sipping a cocktail. Boesies is one of the hidden diamonds in Secunda, come and explore.

9. Golf

Become a golfing pro at one of 2 golf courses only 10 minutes’ drive from each other. Graceland Casino and Country Club’s links field is designed by none other than Gary Player.
Walker Park Golf Club was founded in 1957 and since then has developed into an exceptional course. The 18 hole (72 par) course caters for the whole spectrum of golfers from the novice to the experienced players.

10. Dros

Dros Restaurants have been feeding South Africans since 1996, and Dros Secunda is no exception. Take delight in the view of Lake Umuzi whilst sitting on the deck watching the ducks and bleshoenders play on the water.

11. Ocean Basket

Ocean Basket is the most loved seafood restaurant and Ocean Basket at Lake Umuzi does not disappoint. Sitting, looking over the lake you will feel as if you are at V & A Waterfront.

12. Lake Umuzi Accommodation

If you are visiting from out of town and you are looking for accommodation, then look no further. At Lake Umuzi they offer a variety of accommodation options for you to choose from.

Umuzi Lodge

For a family getaway, consists of 4 and 6 sleeper self-catering chalets. Each unit has a fully equipped kitchenette, braai facilities, flat screen TV and get FREE Wifi every day!

The Merchant Hotel

This hotel is renowned for being a business class hotel and has all the potential needed for that romantic weekend that you have been longing for all year.

InnGreen at Lake Umuzi

For the budget conscious guest. This eco-friendly hotel has everything you need for a quick break from ordinary life. Close to the nightlife buzz, here you can meet friends that will become family.

Lake Umuzi Kamp Oase

For the “Kamp-mal” people that love to go camping in tents and caravans, we have lush green campgrounds with big stands, braai facilities, and electrical points. Book for 3 nights and get free access to AquaZone Waterpark (T’s and C’s apply)

  • *Subject to AquaZone Waterpark trading hours.
  • Not applicable on Public Holidays.

13. Gambling

Feel like a winner and take your money to the bank after enjoying a game of Roulette, Black Jack or Slots at Graceland Casino and Country Club.


About Rolin Booysen

Rolin Booysen is an enthusiastic marketer at Lake Umuzi, Mpumalanga. She graduated with a B.Com Marketing Management degree from the University of Pretoria. She loves planning events and enjoyed being part of events such as Aardklop, KKNK, Skouspel and Umuzi Week of Festivals, to name a few.In her free time she enjoys outdoor activities, jogging, fishing and hiking.

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