BOESMANSKRANS BUSH CAMP & HIKING TRAILS
This quaint Private Base camp is situated in the stunning Maluti Mountains, in the heart of the Orange Free State, 10km from Fouriesburg and 30km from Clarens,
approx. 4 1/2 hours drive from JHB / PTA.
The base camp consists out of a fully equipped hiker's hut with 2 separate bedrooms. (1x 4 single beds and 1x double bed – bedding / linen included), fully equipped
kitchen - electricity, stove with an oven, fridge, microwave, basic cooking utensils (pots, pans, kettle etc.) cutlery and crockery for 8 persons. A permanent
caravan is available for 2 extra hikers – bring own linen and there is space for own tents and campers for extra hikers. Max. group of 12 - 14 at a time. The
ablutions consist out of 2x hot & cold water showers, 2x toilets, 2x hand basins. You need to bring your own towels and toiletries. There is a braai boma and
fire place with braai equipment, grids and fire wood is included.
The Hiking Trails:
There are 2x day circular trails starting from and bring hikers back to the base camp.
Day 1: approx. 10.5km – average to a bit more challenging e.g. a 20m tyre and chain ladder up a steep cliff.
Day 2: easy going, bird watcher's trail of approx. 3.5km down to the river and back.
- There are a series of well-preserved rock paintings worth seeing.
- This is one of the better marked hikes around Fouriesburg and Clarens.
What differentiates this hike from others in the area, are the incredibly rock formations, beautiful sandstone overhanging kranses & cliffs, awesome panoramic
views, it is green even during the drier months of winter there is a big variety of wild flowers all year round.
- Good Mountain biking (bring own bikes)
- Fishing is allowed. Bass, yellow fish, kurper and karp (bring your own gear)
- Excellent bird watching, more than 200 species have been identified
- Perfect star gazing at night time
Hiker's Hut: R200 p.p.p.n (bedding included)
Caravan / Camping: R100 p.p.p.n (bring your own bedding)
Boesmanskrans is ideal for the smaller group true nature lovers and enthusiastic hikers! Come and enjoy the peace and serenity of the Maluti Mountains!