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Tiffindell Resort Guide

The Tiffindell resort guide summary is: Tiffindell has 5 lifts within its 6 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for beginner and intermediate levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 281m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 2 trail at Tiffindell.


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Tiffindell Resort Guide

The Tiffindell resort guide summary is: Tiffindell has 5 lifts within its 6 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for beginner and intermediate levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 281m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 2 trail at Tiffindell.

Vertical:

Top: 3000m
Arrow
281m
Bot: 2719m

Best for:

Beginner level skier
Beginners/
Intermediates

Trails:

2
50%
45%
5%

Hectares of Ski:

6
Snowmaking: 100%

Tiffindell Lifts:

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Total lifts = 5
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Visiting Tiffindell

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Tiffindell.

  • Season opens
    29 May 2021
  • Season closes
    29 Aug 2021
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    1 | 2
  • Nearest Airport
    Johannesburg/Tiffindell
  • Nearest Train Station
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone
    +27 45 974 9005

Tiffindell Features

The terrain at Tiffindell includes:

  • Halfpipes
  • Terrain Parks
    1
  • X-Country
  • Ski Hire

What's it like at Tiffindell resort?

Tiffindell is the highest resort in South Africa, nestling snugly on the slope of Ben McDhui (3001m), the highest peak in the Cape Province. There are 2000m of pistes within 15 acres of terrain, suitable for all abilities. Tiffindell is open for skiing and snowboarding in June, July and August in an average season. Tiffindell has slope-side accommodation available for 150 guests and many more day visitors in the surrounding valleys. There is a restaurant, coffee lounge, 2 bars, ski clothing shop and ski school. Non aspiring skiers join in to enjoy a unique experience, making snowmen, throwing snow balls or tobogganing, making it the perfect family holiday for young and old. In Summer, Spring and Autumn, Tiffindell becomes one of the best off-the-beaten-track adventure-lands in South Africa. Activities include high altitude hiking, mountain biking, grass skiing, mountain boarding, photography, rock art, birding, some of SA’s best fly fishing, quad biking, and the “High 5” route for motorcyclists and 4x4’s. Tiffindell is known internationally for unique alpine flowers bringing flora enthusiasts from the 4 corners of the world.


Explore Tiffindell Location Map

Interactive Tiffindell trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.


When's the snowiest month to visit Tiffindell?

JulyAverage: 1.3 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Tiffindell is week 4 of July. There are typically 1.3 snowy days during this week with 15cm of snowfall. Check out the Tiffindell Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Tiffindell

Overall: 3.6 Based on 12 votes and 16 reviews

  • Snowsure 3.9
  • Variety of pistes 2.3
  • Off-piste 2.9
  • Scenery 4.7
  • Apres-Ski 4.2
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Dr Stevan Vukasinovic from South Africa writes:

I did ski in Serbia where I was born. I liked it there. Weather is warmer, rooms are warm, food is good and the instructors are very helpful. Unforgettable experience. One doesn't need to go all the way to Europe and spend a lot of Euros.

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