Self catering Backpackers, R600 per room per night, bedding and towels not provided.

Situated at reception area where the Leopard trail starts and finishes, this is the perfect base to book for the night before and the night after you hike. The Backpackers consists of three separate rooms each with their own entrance. Each room has 4 single beds, solar power for lights and charging electronic devices, and a safe for valuables.

There is one communal bathroom with toilets and hot gas showers. There is a large, well equipped shared kitchen with gas fridge/freezer, gas stove top, hot running water and wash facilities. Connected to the kitchen is a covered veranda with a portable braai as well as a fire pit.

The rate is R600 per room per night – please bring your own sleeping bags, bedding and towels.

You can find relief on hot days in the large cement reservoir swimming pool that is available to all guests at Cedar Falls, fed by clear, fresh water from the mountain stream.

Please note that as we are in a World Heritage Site, we are unable to accommodate pets.

Check in is anytime from 2pm onwards, and check out by 10am. Guests are welcome to arrive earlier and leave later if you want to do walks, however please ensure you are out of your accommodation so that our team can start cleaning for the next guests.

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Carla – October 2019

The hike was amazing, with stunning views around every corner. The logistics were well organised and the camps were always neat and clean. I did the hike with two friends, my granddad (76) and two grandmothers (70 and 79). Overall, it was a challenging, but inspiring experience. Our friends had a rest day on day 3, but the rest of us successfully tackled all four days, and I’m extremely privileged to have shared this experience with such a dynamic and cheerful group. Thank you for a memorable journey through the Baviaans Mountains!



Hugh – October 2019

Just to say thank you to all. We had a magnificent 5 days hiking the Leopard Trail.


Sean – September 2019

We had a great stay and then an even better hike.


Upside = fantastic hike, accommodation etc worked seamlessly, and super team/logistics…

Downside = ensure hikers better prepared for lack of water on the trail due to drought


Kristen – September 2020

Just to say that we enjoyed the hike very much. The camps were beautifully laid out and we had all that we needed. We particularly enjoyed the second two days walking. Our only disappointment was the lack of water – so desperately dry. We welcomed a short shower on the last day. Hope that more rains fall there soon. Will definitely recommend the hike to others. Good look with the coffee shop and other initiatives.


Arie – September 2019

Ons het gister van ons vakansie af terug gekom.

Die leopard trail was absoluut fantasties.

Alles was perfek.

Bedank asb. vir Lourens en Willem namens my vir hulle goeie diens.

Alles in die kampe was perfek, maar ‘n warmwater donkie vir die stort sal welkom wees.

Die dam by kamp 3 was ‘n welkome verrassing. Ons het lekker in hom afgekoel.

Baie dankie dat julle die leopard trail begin het.