A 62km slackpack hiking holiday over 4 days/3 nights between Oyster Bay, St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis.

Backpack Chokka Trail

Backpack Chokka Trail

Chokka Trail (unguided & self supported)

If you still want to carry your own pack and rough it a bit, and you can read a map, the following options are for you:

Chokka Trail 3 days/2nights

Day 1: Check into the Oyster Kayas in Oyster Bay and set off on a hike to Klippenpunt, the furthest point of the Oyster Bay beach.

The Oyster Kayas are self-catering units, but meals are available (by prior arrangement) at their Deli.

Day 2: Hike the Sand River, a 16km dune bypass system into the Eskom Conservation Area. You will be transported to the Cape St Francis Resort where you will book into the backpackers. There is a restaurant on the premises.

Day 3: Enjoy a 2 hour hike to Port St Francis where you will enjoy a calamari tasting. Hike back to the Resort through the Cape St Francis Nature Reserve and depart.

Rate per person: R1 200.

Chokka Trail 4 days/3 nights

Day 1: Check into the Oyster Kayas in Oyster Bay and set off on a hike to Klippenpunt, the furthest point of the Oyster Bay beach.

Day 2: Hike along the shoreline to Thysbaai, and return. Stay at the Oyster Kayas.

The Oyster Kayas are self-catering units, but meals are available (by prior arrangement) at their Deli.

Day 3: Hike the Sand River, a 16km dune bypass system into the Eskom Conservation Area. You will be transported to the Cape St Francis Resort where you will book into the backpackers. There is a restaurant on the premises.

Day 4: Enjoy a 2 hour hike to Port St Francis where you will enjoy a calamari tasting. Hike back to the Resort through the Cape St Francis Nature Reserve and depart.

Rate per person: R1 500

Chokka Trail 5 days/4 nights

Day 1: Check into the Oyster Kayas in Oyster Bay and set off on a hike to Klippenpunt, the furthest point of the Oyster Bay beach.

Day 2: Hike along the shoreline to Thysbaai, and return. Stay at the Oyster Kayas.

The Oyster Kayas are self-catering units, but meals are available (by prior arrangement) at their Deli.

Day 3: Hike the Sand River, a 16km dune bypass system into the Eskom Conservation Area. You will be transported to the Cape St Francis Resort where you will book into the backpackers. There is a restaurant on the premises.

Day 4: You will be transported back to the Eskom Conservations Area to hike through a natural forest, dunefield, and coastal thicket to Mostertshoek. From there you continue along the shoreline past the Seal Point Lighthouse to the Cape St Francis Resort.

Day 5 Enjoy a 2 hour hike to Port St Francis where you will enjoy a calamari tasting. Hike back to the Resort through the Cape St Francis Nature Reserve and depart.

Rate per persoon: R1 800.

Transport to Oyster Bay is not included but a shuttle service from the Cape St Francis Resort is available. You can then leave your car there for the duration of the hike, as well as the food you would need for the nights there.
You will need own sleeping bags, towels, and of course food.

Please let me know should you require any further information.