Mananga Lodge has a wide variety of activities for outdoor enthusiasts.
Well marked trails for hiking and biking run through the reserve with excellent bird watching and game viewing opportunities. The reserve features: Impala, Warthog, Zebra, Waterbuck, Kudu, Wildebeast, Nyala, Bushbuck, Giraffe, Grey Duiker, Bushpig, Porcupine
There is excellent birding at Mananga both in the Game Reserve & around the dam as well as in the Lodge gardens. Fishing
Excellent fishing is available on Sand River Dam.
Fish in the dam include: Ghielie, Silver Robber, Rose Vin Barb, Large Mouth Brownspot, Red Breast Kurper, Blue Kurper, Makriel, Green Head and Barbel.
Lodge residents are granted temporary membership (E30pp) to the yacht club as well as a fishing license and are welcome to either bring their own boats (E100 launch fee) or hire. Small fishing boat E400 per day - E250 half day (no launch fee)