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Challenging hiking through breathtaking paradise

Summary: 1. The Magoebaskloof Trail truly is in paradise – incredibly beautiful streams, indigenous... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
KHaupt
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Knysna, South Africa
MORE CHALLENGING THAN EXPECTED

This is one of the most beautiful parts of our country, about 4,5 to 5hrs drive from Johannesburg... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Des1963
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Summary: 1. The Magoebaskloof Trail truly is in paradise – incredibly beautiful streams, indigenous forests, mist, waterfalls, plantations, hut locations, butterflies, ferns, flowers... 2. The level of hiking difficulty can however be tough, and is largely determined by the weather and length of day due...More

4  Thank KHaupt
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful parts of our country, about 4,5 to 5hrs drive from Johannesburg. A group of 12 did the hike, with varying degrees of experience and fitness levels. Two people had never hiked before, one person is a highly experienced...More

3  Thank Des1963
Reviewed 25 December 2017

As we are not able to march far distances we decided to do the forest drive. As far we can tell you do not need a 4x4 as long as it is dry or did not rain to much the last few days before. High...More

Thank on4ajt
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We actually took a slow, winding drive through the forest on a very misty, rainy day. The forest is a mixture of indigenous trees and plantations, including the tallest planted tree in the world which we took a short hike off the track to reach....More

Thank Gillc60
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Hiking past and between the tallest planted trees the world made me feel so so small. Nature seemed so perfect in the indigenous woods. Loved it!

3  Thank Liz P
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The route takes you through beautiful indigenous forest. Would like to walk through a bit more plantation as it has it's own beauty. Bridges for crossing rivers needs a lot of work and are mostly unstable and or broken. Had bed lice at the last...More

Thank CormeVanGreune
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Magoebas and did a 2 days Dokolewa to Seepsteen trail. This was quite an adventure. We started at Dokolewa and moved to Seepsteen, the trail starts as easy and becomes a bit difficulty as it starts on continuously ascend. It took us about...More

1  Thank Mphozana
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I do quite a lot of hiking but nothing really compares to the experience we had on this hike. We chose the 2 night, Dokolewa pools trail. The first day is short so it's nice if you have quite a distance to...More

3  Thank ChuckNorris007
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Did the 2 day hike(Dokolewa Pools Hut & Seepsteen Mule Hut)...what an amazing experience!! A bit tougher than we thought, but worth every step... Huts were clean and beautifully located. Take candles!

Thank reneandjaco
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

It was not very difficult but at some point i woulf have liked to see more indications, it is not so easy to follow, at least not for us, although we are not experienced at all in highking. But for beginners it is quite enjoyable

Thank Pepusina
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