The Baviaanskloof Burns

The Baviaanskloof Burns

Wild Mountain Fires burnt 95% of the mountains in and around the Leopard Trail. Over 3 weeks in December fires blazed through the landscape of the Leopard Trail, and around the Cedar Falls Base Camp.  The veld had not burnt in 9 years, and with a huge fire load (the...

Isabelle, April 2016

The Trail is fantastic. The toughness of the trail should be noted by hikers, this is not for everyone…

James, March 2016

Very fit hikers will find this hike quite easy and less fit hikers will find the tough spots a bit challenging.

Cally, March 2016

I have walked the Whale Trail a number of times, the Fish River and Oorlogskloof once and some other shorter local hikes. The Leopard Trail was a real treat, but I have to say it was a lot tougher than I had expected – the second day in particular – with a lot of up and down and up and down the hills and saddles.