Dordrecht is a small farming village with a large number of merino sheep and cattle ranchers in the region. Farmers also grow potatoes.
There are farmstay holidays available in the region.
They are well known in South Africa for trout fishing, pheasant hunting and game hunting.
The village is also situated near to the Western Drakensberg Mountains where the only snow skiing resort is in South Africa. The village is on the Route 56 from Durban to Middelburg.