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

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).  Rock pile Ty (600 x 450)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 Francis) before dinner at the Joe Fish Restaurant.

Day 2:

After breakfast, enjoy a 16km coastal hike between the Dune Ridge Nature Reserve and the Resort – the hike has many highlights.  It starts with a short section through indigenous coastal forest and thicket, and once on the coastline, you will see the second largest blowhole in Southern Africa, an unmarked KhoiSan grave, shipwrecks, middens, you will visit the SANCCOB Sea Bird and Penguin Rehabilitation Centre before you finish the day’s hiking at the Resort.  Once again dinner is served at the Joe Fish Restaurant.

Day 3:

The trail, again around 16km, continues from the Resort around Shark Point.  Once at Port St Francis, the only privately owned harbour in the country, you will enjoy a calamari tasting and see a chokka cleaning demonstration.  Continue on the Two Harbours Walk and St Francis main beach until you reach the famous St Francis canals.  You will enjoy a canal cruise before the boat will drop you off at Quaysyde Restaurant for a late lunch.  You will be taken back to the Resort.  Depart in your own time.

The hike is guided and fully catered to ensure the best experience for you.  The rate includes all meals, transfers, the SANCCOB visit, calamari tasting, and farewell lunch.  A minimum of 4 people is required.

Rates:

4 people:  R2450 per person sharing
6 people:  R2320 per person sharing
8 – 12 people:  R2 290 per person sharing.

Valid till 30 September 2016.