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Nature Trails

There are numerous nature trails and walks offering some of the most magnificent views.

Walks in the Overberg region include the Groenlandberg Ramble as well as short walks on various of the wine farms in the area.  There is a slackpacking trail, the Green Mountain Trail which is 4 days and 4 nights.

Groenlandberg Ramble (TAGM6)

Take a walk through the Elgin Valley enjoying the magnificent views of the surrounding Groenlandberg. Nature at its best, this pristine area is home to some of the finest fynbos with some rare red data species amongst the more common plants on the slopes of the mountain.

The route is suitable for anyone of average fitness. The excursion focuses on the nature and history of the area.  It is approximately two hours in duration with stops for refreshments en route. You can also taste some of the finest wines of the area on the world’s first biodiversity wine route.

Departure: Tri Active Lodge, off the N2, Elgin Valley
Duration: 2 hours guided tour
Price: R295 per person
Minimum no: 4 people
Minimum no: 10 people per guide
Refreshments: Bottled Water
Included: Wine tasting, sandwiches, entrance fees
Transfers: Transfers to and from the departure point can be arranged on request at extra cost

Green Mountain Trail (TAGM7) – Slackpacking Trail

Take the opportunity to hike in one of the most beautiful areas of bio-diversity that exist in South Africa. The Green Mountain Eco Route encompasses Elgin Valley, Bot River, Vyeboom and Villiersdorp and our hike takes in the magnificence of this area, the natural charm of the locals, the excellent cool climate wines and the very interesting history as you re-trace some of the steps of the ox-wagons from way back. The four day hike is guided and the distances covered are approximately 18 kms – day 1, 15 kms – day 2, 13 kms – day 3 and 11 kms – day 4. You need to be an average to good hiker to attempt this hike – the beauty will astound you and the hospitality will definitely make you come back for more.

Departure: Porcupine Hills, Bot River
Duration: 4 days/4 nights – guided tour
Price: R4450 pp ex VAT – valid to 31 August, 2012; R5450 pp ex VAT from 1st September, 2012 based on twin sharing
Minimum No: 2 pax set dates; groups of 10 any date
Maximum No: 10 people per guide
Set Dates:
Refreshments: Wine tastings en route on three days
Included: 4 x Breakfast, 4 x Lunch, 4 x Dinner, 3 x Wine tasting, entrance fees
Transfers: Transfers to and from the start/end of hike can be arranged on request at extra cost