How do I book the Tsitsikamma trail?

Tsitsikamma Hiking Trail Tsitsikamma

How do I book the Tsitsikamma trail?

Tsitsikamma Hiking Trail Tsitsikamma

  1. 042 2811 712.
  2. 087 158 2110.
  3. [email protected].

Where does the Tsitsikamma hiking trail end?

Storm’s River Bridge petrol station
The Tsitsikamma Trail begins in Nature’s Valley, just outside Plettenberg Bay in the Western Cape and ends in the neighbouring province of the Eastern Cape at the Storm’s River Bridge petrol station.

How do I book Outeniqua hiking trail?

You can make a booking over the phone (044-302-5600) or (044-302-5606) from 7:30 am to 4 pm, weekdays or e-mail [email protected] Two days after you made a booking you have to pay the total amount for the huts. Money paid for the hike can’t be refunded.

How much does it cost to do the Otter Trail?

The Otter Trail’s hike itself costs R1450. 00 per person. This price includes your accommodation in the serviced overnight huts for four nights. SANParks will also provide you with a trail book that contains maps of the hike, as well as a tides table.

What does the word Tsitsikamma mean?

place of much water
Tsitsikamma is a Khoisan (early inhabitants of the area) word meaning, “place of much water.”

How long is the Outeniqua trail?

7 day
The Outeniqua Hiking Trail is a 7 day trail with 8 overnight huts. Hikers do not have to hike the full 7 days; 2 or 3 days are allowed. .Thetrail may only be done in one direction – from West to East. The total distance of the trail is 108km. The terrain rating: Easy – Difficult.

How much does it cost to enter Tsitsikamma National Park?

Daily Conservation fees for 1 November 2021 to 31 October 2022
South African Citizens and Residents (with ID): R50 per adult, per day R25 per child, per day
SADC Nationals (with passport): R100 per adult, per day R50 per child, per day

Can you swim at Storms River?

Can you swim at Storms River Mouth Rest Camp? Yes. There are three options for swimming: the ocean (beware of strong waves and currents), the swimming pool (for overnight guests only) and the pool on the Waterfall Trail (2.5 km from the rest camp).

Where does the Outeniqua hiking trail start?

We started on what would technically be Day 3 of the seven-day trail, leaving from Platbos forest hut (where one would overnight at Day 2) and ending at Harkerville Hut, thus hiking five days of the full seven day trail.

Is there cell phone reception on the Otter Trail?

Cell Phones and Reception There is no cell phone reception along the Otter Trail. In the case of an emergency, hikers are advised to make their way to the top of the escape route where cell phone reception is available.

Is the Otter Trail difficult?

Difficulty rating: 7/10: The Otter might not be as demanding as some other longer trails, like the Amatola or Outeniqua, but it should not be underestimated. It has some steep climbs and descents, as well as technical river crossings.

What type of forest is Tsitsikamma?

The primary vegetation biomes consist of Mountain Fynbos, Coastal Fynbos, Afro-montane Forest and the Marine herb-land-, inter-tidal-, and sub-tidal zones. The mean annual rainfall is 1200 mm. Tsitsikamma National Park protects a wonderland of inter-tidal and marine life.