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Want a more aquatic experience then check out options of snorkeling, diving on the Sardine Run or SUPping in the Garden Route.

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Slackpacking Tours
Making hiking easy in South Africa.


Gericke's Point



Often referred to as the lazy way to hike, slackpacking has become incredibly popular in South Africa. Slackpacking offers a genuine multi day hiking experience without having to carry the load of a heavy backpack and several days of food..



Garden Route Coastal Trail


Garden Route Coastal Trail

Launched in May 2004, the Garden Route Coastal Trail is our flagship trail and was one of the original slackpacking trails in South Africa. Starting in Wilderness and finishing in Brenton On Sea, the itinerary is one of the most diverse in the country and includes forest, dune fynbos, coastal thicket, and beach stages.


As a fully guided and catered 5 day coastal trail, it traverses two nature reserves and includes two canoe stages and is an ideal way for multi generational family and friendship groups to explore the Garden Route and escape the crowds. Read More


Shipwreck Trail


Shipwreck Trail

The Shipwreck Trail has a 4 day or 6 day option. The standard trail has basic accommodation, but Garden Route Trail offers a upgraded itinerary for guests preferring more comfortable overnight accommodation.


Also a diverse trail, the Shipwreck Trail is a coastal trail between Port Alfred and the Great Fish River, traversing a mix of pristine beaches, vegetated dunes, rural farmland and coastal thicket.

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Goukamma Nature Reserve


Leopard Trail

The Epitome of a wilderness trail, The Leopard Trail is a 4 day slackpacking trail through the stark wilderness of the western section of the Baviaanskloof Nature Reserve.

Following a loop through valleys and over a series of hills and saddles, it is a strenuous trail with second and third days making up two long stages.

If you are sure footed, love night skies and wide open spaces without any views of civilization, then this trail is for you.

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Outeniqua Trail


Outeniqua trail

As South Africa's oldest formal trail, the Outeniqua Trail is legend for it's mountain and forest terrain. Home to the remaining forest elephant, we regularly find dung along the trail. Garden Route Trail offers logistics, guiding and catering on sections of the trail. All accommodation is in the trails overnight huts.


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