A wonderful coastal slackpacking trail in the Blombos, Stilbaai and Jongensfontein area of the Southern Cape coast
“Be fascinated by the mysteries of the past, while experiencing the delights of the present”

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

This stretch of coast is one of the least developed, 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 near the coast in season
• Visit 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
• Sleep in very comfortable accommodation, with all meals supplied
• Local transport and transfer of kit supplied

You are invited to come and walk along this lovely stretch of coast and absorb its’ scenic beauty and rich cultural history.