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SLAGTHOEK

Base Camp Trails:
Situated in the Private Kingdom Game Reserve, but you need to travel through Middelburg to enter this part of the farm towards Slagthoek Base camp. Two and a half hours drive from JHB/PTA.

BASE CAMP: Big farm house for 18 hikers. Social area, kitchen with all basic facilities, 2x open plan dormitories, bathroom and ablution block, braai area outside, big shady trees, safe parking. Bring your own gas bottles for fridge and 2 plate stove. The camp is walking distance from big rock pools to swim in.

Two excellent day circular trails: From and back to Slagthoek Camp. The Beautiful God's Window Loop is 12km and The Cycad Loop is 11km. Some of our country's biggest cycads can be seen here in this pristine wilderness area. Views across The "Hel", confluence of the Wilge and Olifantsriver. There are big interesting rock formations, indigenous forest and a lot of game to be seen. Excellent moderate to difficult well planned and clearly marked trails. GPS Co-ordinates available on the trail map.
R150 p.p.p.n U/12 R110
No day visitors allowed.

Overnight and Backpacking:
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT UPGRADED HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Situated in the Kingdom Private Nature Reserve. Access from the N11 north of Middelburg. The camp consist out of a big farm house and can accommodate only 18 hikers in 2x open plan dormitories. Separate braai areas, neat ablutions and safe parking.

Trail options from Slagthoek:
1. Slagthoek to Klip Camp (12 km or 10km) - This is a beautiful trail with variety of terrain and suitable for average to experienced hikers. One does not need to cross the river.
2. Slagthoek to Grootdraai Camp (12km or 8km) - Very scenic, beautiful trails but difficult. Only for fit/experienced hikers, there are several river crossings.
3. Slagthoek to Kingdom Camp (A:17 km / B: 11km or 11km) - Difficult trails with stunning panoramic views, dens kloofs, gorges and several river crossings. This is a must for all experienced/adventurous hikers!

Grootdraai Camp: (16 beds) the overnight hut is situated on an "island" and has only the basic necessities, it is very secluded and cannot be reached by any vehicle.
Klip Camp: (20 beds) Stone build. Stunning rocky ridge camp. Basic facilities.
R150 p.p.p.n U/12 R110
No day visitors allowed.
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