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QUAGGA'S PAD

One hour from JHB and 1.5 hours drive from PTA, past Heidelberg (Gauteng) and Balfour in the Grootvlei area 30 km from the well known Suikerbos rand Nature Reserve and trails.

BASE CAMP:
20 hikers: 3x separate rooms with bunk beds and mattresses, social area with own fire place, kitchen with cooking utensils, 2 plate gas stove and fridge. Ablution block with hot and cold showers, toilets and basins, "donkey" for hot water, wash up basins and braai area outside. Gas lamp, paraffin lamp and candles provided. Bring own cutlery, crockery and bedding.

2x Day circular trails: (white footprints of the Berg kwagga.)
Trail 1: (day one) +- 13.5 km Suikerbos rand koppies, indigenous kloofs, Tswana kraal ruins, historical Anglo Boer war sites, "kordeel" ruins. The highest point 360 degree view of the Vaal dam, the Drakensberg, Maluti berg mountains and Tafelkop near Vrede can be seen. Lunch break at a big farm dam. The last 5km go through koppies, past an old "wind pomp" (water available) pass small spruitjies and high veld grass veld back to camp.
Trail 2: (day two) +- 7km through a game fenced area with some species of game such as zebra, hartebeest, blesbok, reedbuck, gemsbok, eland etc. The last part goes over Adoonskoppie, Whisky Koppie, past a small spruit and back to camp.

- Mountain biking bring own bikes
- 40 indigenous tree/plant species
- 85 bird species
- Peaceful and excellent star gazing

R150.00 per adult and R110.00 per child u/12 per night
IDEAL FOR DAY VISITORS: R100.00 per adult and R50.00 p child p.n.


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