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Keurbos Hut - Heuningbos Hut (3Day 2Night)

Garden Route

Activity Description

The Tsitsikamma Trail is a southern Cape hiking paradise, journeying through extensive indigenous afromontane forest and mountain fynbos. This slightly shorter variation of the full 6 Day hike lets us enjoy just enough of the enchanted mountain landscape.

This hike sets off from the Lottering Plantation office in the heart of the Tsitsikamma. This 11,5km access route winds its way between the Elandskop and Grenadier’s Cap peaks finally reaching the Wetter Keurbos forest where the first night’s hut is settled.

Day 2 passes through very diverse habitat types and has a number of exciting river crossings. After an approximate 1,5km gradual descent from Keurbos hut through very tall fynbos the Lottering River is reached. Hikers should proceed slowly up Rushes Pass, pausing regularly to appreciate the majestic views. Once over the saddle, large pockets of untouched indigenous forest become visible in remote mountain regions. The path then descends for a similar distance to follow the western bank of the Elandsbos River for almost a kilometre before reaching the Elandsbos River crossing point. Heuningbos indigenous forest has many hidden secrets awaiting hikers further ahead. After the final descent towards the hut, you will cross the Kleinbos River twice before reaching the Heuningbos Hut. A very pleasant swimming pool lies within rolling distance away.

The hike exits south towards the Boskor Sawmill 5 km away ready to be collected by a shuttle.

Arrangements

Duration46 hours
Whenall year round
Wherestart: Lottering Plantation office end: Boscor Sawmil
WeatherDifficult River Crossings in the rain
What to WearComfortable clothing, Hiking boots, Sun Hat
Things to BringFood, Drinks, Sleeping bag, Lighting, Lekker Attitude
Guests or SpectatorsOnly paying guests allowed

Requirements

Minimum Age12 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

Accommodation,
Basic cooking pots and braai grids,
Wood

Exclusions

Transfer,
guides

Notes

Optional equipment porterage (slackpacking) now provides hikers with the chance of having their equipment transported between overnight huts. To be arranged prior to the Hike.

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