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Situated on the Rooiheuwel Farm (80 km from Beauford West), this is a comfortable, well equipped, self-contained farmhouse, complete with lapas and outside and inside braais. There is also a rock pool where you can cool off after the days outdoor activities. Boplaas base camp can accommodate 15 - 16 people.

The Farm House sleeps 7 - 8, has 2 bedrooms; 1 room with 1 double and 1 single bed, 1 room with 2 double bunk single beds (sleeps 4), 1 bathroom and separate shower with hot and cold water. Electricity. There is a dining room and lounge as well as a kitchen with an electric-stove, fridge and a freezer.

The Private Cottage sleeps another 2 persons en suit bathroom and fully equipped kitchen. Braai facilities outside.

The Farm Shed can accommodate 8 - 10 more hikers beds and mattresses provided. There is a cozy indoor fireplace and wash up area.

Hikers can also pitch a tent at the camping site at Boplaas.

Trail Options:
There are 4x well planned and clearly marked circular day hiking trails from and back to Boplaas Base Camp. A detailed contour trail map with GPS Co-ordinates is available.

The Boplaas Day Circular trails are:
Bulhoek Trail: 5.8 km. Piekniekval trail: 6.3 km
Aar Trail: 8.9 km. Tafelkop trail: 10 / 13.3 km

Additional activities on Rooiheuwel Farm:
- Excellent mountain bike trails: from 40 172km, with overnight camps along the trails.
- 4x4 Trails: 6 different trails 2-4 grading, with overnight wilderness camps along the trails.

R190 per adult and R140 for children 7 14 years of age per night.

NB: For the more experienced hiker, there is a whole network of back pack trails (2 5 days) available with 3 more different overnight sites / camps. See our section on Back Pack and Slack Pack Trails.

Also on the Rooiheuwel Guest Farm - you can book and enjoy the Grootdroom Hiking Trails which is situated in a different part of the Rooiheuwel Farm with its own separate hiking trails, different and own accommodation options. Click here for more info.

Boplaas Base Camp

Boplaas Cottage

Boplaas Farm Shed & Camp Site

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