Strandloper Hiking Trails

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Kei Mouth Kei Mouth, Wild Coast 5260

The Strandloper Trail has been described as "the one trail where you can savour the feeling of solitude on an unspoilt beach and down a bar lunch in a cosy pub barely an hour later".


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For the next four days you will join the ranks of the Strandlopers as you discover their world of wave washed shores, exquisite tidal pools, pristine estuaries, leafy forests and wild white sand dunes.

Each section of the trail has been designed to reveal special aspects of our coastline so that you may capture a complete Strandloper experience.

General Information

Hiking fees are R650 per person for the 3 nights and 4 days.
Hikers can overnight at the Enviro Centre in Kei Mouth the night before their hike and the night after at R75 per person.
The weekend special is R235 per person one night at the Enviro centre in Kei Mouth and one night at Double Mouth.
Groups of minimum 2 people and maximum 12 people can be accommodated at each overnight site.
A comprehensive trail map is also available, giving details of the route and background on the cultural, geographical and natural history aspects of the trail.
The trail caters for the young and the old, fauna and flora enthusiasts, fishermen, backpackers, in fact anyone who enjoys the great outdoors.
Hikers are requested to keep their permits on them at all times.
No historical or archaeological treasures may be destroyed or removed.
Hikers must be prepared for river crossings.
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

The trail is almost 57 km in total and takes 4 days to complete. It is clearly marked with little painted white on green boot prints and can be walked throughout the year. The best weather is between January and May which have warm windless days.

The Trail Manager will issue you with a tide table to assist you in planning your river crossings at the Quko, Kwenxura, Kwelegha and Gonubie Rivers. Include strong watertight bags and rope in your pack.

There are braai places, water and ablution facilities at all overnight sites. This is a one way trail, so shuttling is required the Reservations Manager will supply you with shuttle options.


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