A wonderful coastal slackpacking trail in the Stilbaai, Blombos and Jongensfontein area of the Southern Cape coast

The Alikreukel Trail offers you guided slackpacking of three day’s hiking along the coast and half a day of easy kayaking on the Goukou River at Stilbaai

 This stretch of coast is one of the least developed in South Africa, with great variety and beauty.  Be part of the following experiences along this trail:

  • Hike along the rugged coast near Blombos, where people lived and developed more than 70 000 years ago

  • Learn about how these people lived and that they are actually our ancestors

  • Get fascinating information and involved experiences on natural and cultural features along the way

  • Walk through a variety of fynbos, coastal vegetation, rock formations and a melkhout tree forest

  • See whales or dolphins near the coast in season

  • See the impressive stone fish traps that the Khoikhoi people built more than 2000 years ago

  • View the museum exhibition about the Blombos Cave and see actual artefacts excavated in the cave

  • Paddle a kayak along the scenic Goukou River and visit an olive farm with a tasting

  • Sleep in very comfortable accommodation, with all meals and snacks supplied

  • Local transport and transfer of kit included in the package

Be fascinated by the mysteries of the past, while experiencing the delights of the present

►  You are invited:  come and walk along this lovely stretch of coast and enjoy its’ scenic beauty and cultural heritage

 

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