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Magoebaskloof Hiking Trail

South Africa
+27 13 754 2724
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"Forest Drive"

As we are not able to march far distances we decided to do the forest drive. As far we can tell you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leopoldsburg, Belgium
A little bit of paradise

We actually took a slow, winding drive through the forest on a very misty, rainy day. The forest is... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we are not able to march far distances we decided to do the forest drive. As far we can tell you do not need a 4x4 as long as it is dry or did not rain to much the last few days before. High...More

Thank on4ajt
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We actually took a slow, winding drive through the forest on a very misty, rainy day. The forest is a mixture of indigenous trees and plantations, including the tallest planted tree in the world which we took a short hike off the track to reach....More

Thank Gillc60
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Hiking past and between the tallest planted trees the world made me feel so so small. Nature seemed so perfect in the indigenous woods. Loved it!

2  Thank Liz P
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The route takes you through beautiful indigenous forest. Would like to walk through a bit more plantation as it has it's own beauty. Bridges for crossing rivers needs a lot of work and are mostly unstable and or broken. Had bed lice at the last...More

Thank CormeVanGreune
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Magoebas and did a 2 days Dokolewa to Seepsteen trail. This was quite an adventure. We started at Dokolewa and moved to Seepsteen, the trail starts as easy and becomes a bit difficulty as it starts on continuously ascend. It took us about...More

1  Thank Mphozana
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I do quite a lot of hiking but nothing really compares to the experience we had on this hike. We chose the 2 night, Dokolewa pools trail. The first day is short so it's nice if you have quite a distance to...More

2  Thank ChuckNorris007
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Did the 2 day hike(Dokolewa Pools Hut & Seepsteen Mule Hut)...what an amazing experience!! A bit tougher than we thought, but worth every step... Huts were clean and beautifully located. Take candles!

Thank reneandjaco
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

It was not very difficult but at some point i woulf have liked to see more indications, it is not so easy to follow, at least not for us, although we are not experienced at all in highking. But for beginners it is quite enjoyable

Thank Pepusina
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This is a great hike for young teenagers who like to be outdoors on a long weekend. The forest is beautiful, but most days are not too long. The three day hike is much more challenging than the two day options, and there are different...More

2  Thank brendonwp
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Must be one of the best hikes in South Africa. Beautiful scenery with a challenge! We started our hike at Woodbush Hut, stayed the first night at Waterfall Hut and walked the next day to Dokolewa Hut. We finished back at Woodbush Hut. The huts...More

4  Thank Leon S
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Ryan c
9 October 2017|
Response from sarahtheblue |
Hi Ryan, Which hiking trail do you want to go on? Day hike or the overnight one?
26 September 2016|
Response from sarahtheblue |
Try the magoebaskloof tourism website