Hiking Trails

Tierkloof (Gamkaberg Nature Reserve)

Starting in the succulent karoo, this is a moderately strenuous trail taking hikers through a deep, forested ravine to a fynbos-rich mountain plateau. Here they overnight at the remote Oukraal camp and enjoy spectacular views of the Swartberg and Outeniqua mountain ranges.

Day 1

Trail distance: 13.2km Estimated time: 8hrs

Day 2

Trail distance: 11.6km Estimated time: 7hrs Trail Preparation: Do not hike alone. Wear comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen and a hat. Make sure to carry sufficient food, and water and take along your binoculars. Permits are to be purchased via CapeNature Central Reservations or the reserve office. In winter, a raincoat/pancho is advised.