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

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Baviaans to Bay – 137km over 10 days (8 days’ hiking)

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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 hills until you get to Kareedouw in the Tsitsikamma. The Chokka Trail starts a mere 60km to the south in Oyster Bay...

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The Baviaans Camino

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The Baviaanskloof Mountain Range lies to the north of the greater St Francis area, and on a good day the majestic Cockscomb, the highest point in the Eastern Cape is clearly visible.  A lessor known fact is that this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a mere hours’ drive from the greater St Francis area, another area waiting to be explored by foot…We are in the process to finalise a long distance slackpacking hike through the Baviaanskloof, starting on the Patensie side at Glencoe, and finishing in the Kareedouw area. This is...

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Walk on the Wild Side – 3 days/2 nights – 38km

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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 Sunset Rock (at the entrance to Cape St...

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Chokka Trail Golf Edition – 6 days/5 nights

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Ever thought of combining your favourite sport with some hiking?  You can add two days of golf to the Chokka Trail, or even play the various courses in Eersterivier (Fynbosch), Hankey and Humansdorp (Zwartenbosch) while your friends hike, and join them in time for dinner. 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...

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Huisklip Hike – 2 days/2 nights – 42 km

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Arrival day The Huisklip Hike covers the 42km shoreline (one way) between Klasies River and Oyster Bay over 2 days and 2 nights.  Accommodation for the first night is in the Oyster Kaya self catering flats in Oyster Bay, and at Kershoutlaagte in well equipped huts on night two.  We advise to stay for a third night, again at the Oyster Kayas.  This hike is not slackpacking, but portage is available. The first day’s hiking needs to be planned around low tide, hence the pre-hike night spent in the Oyster Kayas.  We will arrange an early...

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