Parys – arts, crafts, antiques and cottage industries, coffee shops, restaurants etc.
Pont de Val village - next door, boutique shops featuring coffee shop, winery and winebar, ice cream parlour, sweet shop, couturiere, gallery, bakery/deli, restaurant. (www.pontdeval.co.za/village-de-pont)
Abseiling, hiking, canoeing, microlighting, airstrip, sailing, birdwatching, white water rafting, fly and rod fishing, cycling, horseriding, go-karting.
Adventure trails, river cruises, hang gliding, animal farms, game drives and viewing, quad biking, hot air ballooning, country drives on uncongested roads, country and riverside restaurants, upmarket Vaal Mall shopping centre featuring national chains, The Vaal Meander (www.vaalmeander.co.za)