Explore the vegetation, rock formations, fresh air, spring water in the crime- and malaria-free environment of the real Baviaanskloof - Road 322. Hike 24km in four days in the foot hills of the Baviaanskloof Mountains.
This trail is child friendly and ideally suited to families. Carry only daypacks - gear will be delivered to your campsites.
Guides are available at R 150 per day.
Minimum eight persons max 12 persons per group. Please book at least 2 months ahead. If groups want to only hike a part of the route say 2 days then the full accommodation tariffs as specified on our Contact Us page will apply.
The hike can be adjusted to any configuration to suit your circumstances. Please enquire.
Contact Henriette and Boetie Terblanche to book your trip now
When you arrive a day before, you will be accommodated in Van Terrebert Cave. On the 1st day of the hike everyone will park there vehicles at info/residence at 8am where breakfast can be ordered.
You will hike from info to Boesmanbak, approximately 10kms. Boesmanbak has no facilities, no water, no beds and no lights. A long drop is available. Luggage will be transported to the water tank, where drinking water is also available.
From the water tank, you will carry your night luggage and daypack to the Boesmanbak. A picnic basket can be ordered for the stop at picnic gorge. The picnic basket and water will be transported to the picnic spot. From the picnic spot, you will carry your own water and supplies to the Boesmanbak.
If hikers want to be transported, arrangements can be made at additional costs.
Plants in the area:
SUPPER AND DAY 2 MEALS ALL TO BE SELF-CATERED
This walk is from Boesmanbak to Aalwynbak. You will make you way to the water tank, where your luggage will be collected. On the way to Aalwynbak, you will pass the waterfalls, the chain ladder, the Kissing rocks, the ladder and the beehive.
Things to See:
From Aalwynbak, you will walk to the Makkedaat cave and leave all your luggage at Makkedaat. From Makkedaat you will walk the Nguni - Cattle Trail and back to the Makkedaat Cave, where you will spend the night.
Your walk will start at the Makkedaat cave, where your luggage will be left. From the cave you will walk to the road to the Swaeltjie Nes where Boetie Terblauche will take you on a farm tour or an area tour as you prefer.