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

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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...

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Baviaans to Bay

Baviaans to Bay

– 137km over 10 days (8 days’ hiking). Combine two popular hiking trails, the Baviaans Camino and the Chokka Trail. Would you like to hike from the Baviaanskloof Mountains to the south easternmost tip of Africa in Cape St Francis? Combine two popular hiking trails, the Baviaans Camino and the Chokka Trail, and you have an amazing hiking holiday of 137km over 10 days (arrival and depature dates included). The Baviaans Camino starts in the Steytlerville District, and once over the Baviaanskloof Mountains you just follow the road over many more...

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The Baviaans Camino

The Baviaans Camino

  Ever thought of crossing the majestic Baviaanskloof Mountains at one of the highest points, which lies between Steytlerville in the Klein Karoo and Studtis in the Baviaanskloof? This is the start of a hiking trail established in 2016, the Baviaans Camino, which can be done on horseback too. The trail starts with a climb of 1 208m over a very short 4km, with a long descent into the Baviaanskloof. Doing this is a sure test for body and mind, and is just the beginning. Over the next three days you will have to conquer the Kouga Mountain Range,...

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Walk on the Wild Side

Walk on the Wild Side

Walk on the Wild Side – 3 days/2 nights – 38km The Walk on the Wild Side is a moderate hike, suitable for most fitness levels and ages.  It is a clover leaf starting and finishing at the Cape St Francis Resort.  You can start any day of the week. Day 1: 14h00 Arrive at the Cape St Francis Resort, book in and unwind by enjoying an unguided hike through the Irma Booysen Flora Reserve (around 6km).  The path is well marked and you can extend it into the Seal Point Nature Reserve (further down Da Gama Road).  Enjoy a sundowner on the beach or at...

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Chokka Trail Golf Edition – 6 days/5 nights

Shuttles from and to Port Elizabeth airport can be organised on request. Route Description Day 1 Arrive in St Francis Bay, book into Sandals Guest House, and play a round of golf at the St Francis Golf Course. Dinner is served at Christy’s Catch, a seafood restaurant within walking distance from Sandals. Day 2 After breakfast, drive to the St Francis Links where you will leave your car for the duration of the hike. We will transport you to the Oyster Kayas in Oyster Bay where you will receive a lunch pack and set off on an out-and-back hike...

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