Things to Do in Parys While Attending Your Conference


You’re planning to make the most out of your getaway conference, and so you should! There’s nothing wrong with mixing a little business with pleasure. If you’re attending a work conference in or near Parys, rest assured that there’s so much more to do than just taking care of business.

Have a look at these awesome adventures this little town has to offer for you to explore on your trip:


Mountain Climbing and Abseiling

If you’re looking to take your workout to the next level, or maybe want to get your adrenalin pumping, mountain climbing is right up your ally. Explore Parys’s beautiful surrounds with a hiking trail and mountain climbing expedition to clear the mind and be one with nature.

Abseiling is another exhilarating adventurous activity you might want to consider. Combine the two for the ultimate adrenaline rush.


River Rafting

Not only is river rafting filled with fun and excitement, but it’s also an excellent team-building activity to test your team’s communication skills. It’s great to enjoy with family and work colleagues. While paddling through the rapids of the popular Vaal River, familiarise yourself with the area on the waters.

If you’re keen on a mini-raft package, or the adrenaline junky in you wants to take on the 14-kilometre full-day river rafting route, you’re sure to get hooked on this outdoor activity.


4×4 Eco Trail

Parys is known for its 4×4 excursions. Hop into the passenger seat with one of our specialised 4×4 drivers and experience off-roading like you have never experienced it before. Take in Parys’s landscapes and all that the town has to offer.

If you enjoy sightseeing, but want to explore a different way, it’s definitely the way to go.


Bird Watching

Parys is a bird watcher’s paradise. If spending time outdoors while spotting some feathery friends is your thing, then this is just the place. Parys is home to hundreds of unique birds. You can enjoy meeting the goliath herons, paradise flycatchers, spotted eagle owls, cardinal woodpeckers and fish eagles, amongst the more esteemed visitors, while white eyes, sunbirds, black-collared barbets, bishop birds and crested barbets frolic in the clearings on a daily basis.


Fly Fishing

Set on the banks of the Vaal River, it’s a great destination if you’re an avid fly fisherman, or want to learn the ropes of fly fishing. Parys is known for attracting fisherman trying their luck to get a glimpse, or a catch, of the beautiful yellowfish, offering some of the most challenging fishing.

Should luck not be on your side, the views from all sides are sure to make your trip wort it. There are so many popular spots to choose from, you’ll have to come back for more to experience it all.


Feast on the Food

All of these activities are sure to work up an appetite. You have not experienced a town if you have not had their cuisine. Parys has some very unique spots available to stop for a bite, ranging from fine-dining sit-down dinners, to farm style stalls along the way.

There are even a few breweries offering beer tastings, and traditional shops where you can try the best preserves and freshly baked delights. You’ll never leave on an empty stomach. Trust us when we say, your taste buds will thank you for stopping by.


Game Drives

Going on a game drive is most certainly a highlight of any trip. In Parys, there are so many places where you can come face to face with South Africa’s wildlife. Snap pictures of the zebra, springbok, giraffe, black wildebeest and eland.

If you’re looking to get up close and personal with some big cats, cheetah visits are a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you’ll never forget.

Your work trip does not just have to be hard work. Experience all of these memorable activities and more at SunWa, when you book your conference venue with us. We don’t just offer the best conferencing and accommodation facilities in Parys, but also boast excellent outdoor activities when you want to get your mind of work and enjoy the lighter things in life.

Call us to book your stay today and enjoy the best of both worlds.