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Southern Secrets Hiking and Backpacking - Day Tours

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8 Jan 2017
“4 day backpack in Drakensberg Mountains with Christeen”
7 Nov 2016
“Wonderful overnight hike”
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'Tailor made' day and multi-day hiking, pony trekking, and cultural trips in the Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa and the Maluti Mountains of Lesotho
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Merrivale 3291, South Africa
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+27 82 417 9163
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Our family of five had a terrific trip with Christeen as our guide to the southern Drakensberg mountains. We backpacked a loop, starting at Bushman's Nek, and staying in caves (rock shelves with overhangs) along the way. Christeen met us at our lodge in Himesville....More

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christeengrant, Owner at Southern Secrets Hiking and Backpacking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and kind comments! It was such a pleasure to spend time with your lovely family in the wilderness area of the Southern Drakensberg! Your enthusiasm and enjoyment of our mountains made this a truly memorable trip.

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

The two day overnight hike in the Southern Drakensberg was outstanding. The Drakensberg should be on the wishlist for every South African hiker. The stories and knowledge of guide Philip only made it better. Thanks!

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Philip G, Owner at Southern Secrets Hiking and Backpacking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Many thanks for your compliments!

Reviewed 22 March 2016

The 4 days tour we did with our guide Philip was the absolute highlight of our entire trip. It was the contrast between the amazing nature in the Wilderness area and the deep cultural insides we gained when spending a day in a Lesotho village....More

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Philip G, Owner at Southern Secrets Hiking and Backpacking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2016

Thank you so much for your comments. We look forward to to your return!

Reviewed 15 December 2015

We booked a 4 days tour in October 2015 together with Philip in Drakensberge through Lesotho. We started in Bushman’s Nek and enjoyed a wonderful nature, which ended at our first cave. During the hike Philip explained a lot about the land, the people and...More

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Philip G, Owner at Southern Secrets Hiking and Backpacking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2016

Thank you Ines and Dirk for your positive write up. It was a pleasure to hike with you both and share our beautiful wilderness areas and our cross-cultural experiences with you.

Reviewed 10 March 2013

It has been now the second time that we came to the Drakensberg region for a 5 day hike with Philip Grant from Southern Secrets. After our first hike (the Mini Traverse in the Northern Drakensberg in 2009) which exceeded all our expectations and which...More

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Philip G, Owner at Southern Secrets Hiking and Backpacking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2016

You are both open to the secrets of our magnificent mountain wilderness and it is clear that it 'spoke' to you! Thank you for your review.

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