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Boesmanskloof Hiking Trail

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serene & worthwhile

Starting from the McGregor side we went about halfway to the waterfall, had a pick nick and... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Stunning Scenery

This is a gorgeous hike with breathtaking views. Our family of 4 (all adults) hiked this trail in... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Barb M
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Boesmanskloof, McGregor 6708, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Starting from the McGregor side we went about halfway to the waterfall, had a pick nick and returned to our starting point. The first half up to our point of return was easy and mostly downhills. Return (uphills) was a bit more challenging but our...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

This is a gorgeous hike with breathtaking views. Our family of 4 (all adults) hiked this trail in December. The weather was sunny and hot with little shade... but we were prepared with plenty of water and sunscreen. We drove the 15km dirt rode up...More

Thank Barb M
Reviewed 24 January 2018

As we never did a multiple day hike before and never attempted more than 16km per day, the Boesmans Kloof hike in the Riviersonderend mountains was a bit of a challenge to us. From Greyton side it is mostly up hill and it took us...More

1  Thank WilmaEaton
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This is a beautiful hike but not for the faint hearted. We walked from Galg. The only criticism is that the start isn't very clearly marked. The path was quite challenging as the ground is very uneven. Having not organised a lift from Greyten we...More

Thank Marion m
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

16 Friends and family members did the McGregor to Greyton Boesmanskloof hike which was some 13 km in length one way.Magic views and Oak falls pool was fabulous.Very hot ,perfect stop over lunch spot is the Oak falls pool for a refreshing swim ,lovely fynbos.Hike...More

Thank leonmq
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Wonderful views, great exercise and an all together gorgeous place - bring a long plenty of water when here in the summer months!!..

Thank Mairead9
Reviewed 24 October 2017

A beautiful but hard trail. We walked from McGregor to Greyton. We went to the tourist office and got the map and bought the permit but on arrival at the start there was no signage at all and we apparently took the extremely hard route....More

Thank jennyi96
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This trail was one of my "bucket list" items and I am almost sorry that I have ticked it off - in fact, it was such a wonderful trip that it will probably go back onto the list again. Over the long-weekend in September, we...More

1  Thank stranger_and_pilgrim
Reviewed 9 January 2017

A group of 7 walked this trail during the first week of January. We started at Die Galg on the first day and came back from Greyton the next. The first day was enjoyable as it is mostly down hill with just a few steady...More

1  Thank JonathanGBishop
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Hiked from Mc Gregor to Greyton. Follow sign post to Greyton. Eagle's Nest Accommodation lies on your right hand side while the trail winds down to the river. After about 1.5 hours you get to Oak Water Fall/ rockpool which is a nice place for...More

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3 March 2018|
Response from leonmq | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know whether allowed to take your dog,but I would not as the terrain is not suited for dogs as their paws will not stand up to the long stony route and heat could be a problem for the dogs .