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“Super Drakensberg mini traverse”
Review of Itchyfeet SA

Itchyfeet SA
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Itchyfeet is all about paddling white water, climbing rock and hiking the Drakensberg. Whether you are looking for river, rock or mountain knowledge, skills development, some adventure on your breakaway or just plain fun, Itchyfeet makes use of a variety of opportunities, teaching styles and methods to fulfil your needs. We cater for all levels of skill and experience. It does not matter if you are an expert or a complete novice. It is our mission to provide authentic experiences leaving you refreshed, informed, exhilarated and inspired. The white water you will be paddling is proper, testing your nerve and skill. Where else than the Tugela River? Climbing is real, on real rock, with real chalk on your hands, with real rubber on your feet and you are in charge of the belay. And how can you top the Drakensberg? The name says it all! Big, beautiful, spectacular, wild and rugged! If we cannot offer it on these terms we wouldn’t bother in the first place.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic experience doing the Drakensberg mini traverse. Gustav, Godfrey and team were superb!

We were coming from overseas, and they ably arranged all necessary logistics and answered our many questions.

They know the mountain like the back of their hand. Recommendations for dates, routes, where to camp, viewpoints were all super. One of us twisted a knee and they presented several route options to pursue (we ended up descending 1 day earlier than planned). Overall, they always presented information for us to make informed and confident decisions.

They are fun to be around and always professional. You could go without a guide but enjoyment would be lower and risk would be higher. Thank you Itchyfeet team! We look forward to a next time and give our wholehearted recommendation.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

What a great time!
Let Gustav take you for an awesome experience on the river and be warned you may want to keep coming back for more!
What a passionate business owner

Thank Tim S
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Gustav and Godfrey make for great company and truly reliable guides. They came well prepared for our three day hike and after a quick briefing we were off in the Drakensberg Giants Castle area. Gustav in particular knows a lot about the area, the climate, conditions and the wildlife. It was a blessing to have the two of them as guides. Thanks, Itchyfeet for a magnificent couple of days!

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We did a three day “self sufficient” hike with 6 friends in Giants Castle. What an awesome place! Mister Gustav and mister Godfrey were very friendly and resourceful guides. They explained a lot about the surroundings and showed us some really cool views and places. Gustav did some great cooking and he helped me big time with my old hiking shoes that broke down halfway. Thank you very much for creating such an unique experience! All the best,
Bob (&Janna, Ludo, Tom, Louis and Pam)

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Me and my best friend ( both 20 years old ) were searching for the ultimative Drakensberg experience in order to get the most of our 2-Days in the Drakensberg. Fortunately, a colleague of mine recommended Gustav as a tour guide for our trip. He has done an amazing job throughout those 2-Days. Everything was perfectly organised and very much fun. We have done rock climbing and white water rafting.

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Yes, we would do it again.

Thanks for the great time Gustav and Godfrey!
Kind Regards,
Marcus and Paul

Thank Marcus777-Abenteurer
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