DAY 1: “Once upon a cave”, Distance: 13,5 km; Grading: average to difficult, with a lot of loose sand and some rough, rocky terrain in places. People over 70 are not allowed to do this day's hike. Hike from Blombos private hamlet to Jongensfontein, a beautiful and peaceful seaside village, past lovely places like Skurwebaai, Pletsenbaai and Heuningnesbaai.


  • Pass the Blombos cave, where stone-age people dwelled more than 70 000 years ago, with explanations on how these people lived
  • Ancient shell middens with hundreds of alikreukel shells
  • The impressive Blombos rock arch
  • Good vantage points to spot whales and dolphins beyond the waves
  • Overnight in Jongensfontein again.