Activities

4x4 Trails

4x4 Trails

There are four trails: “Rooiberg”, “Steenbokrant”, “Sandberg” and “Kloof”. The full distance of the trails is approximately 30km (6-8 hours). The most difficult trails or sections of trail can all be avoided. A detailed route map and information booklet will be supplied.

Rooiberg

Grading: 3: Moderate: Experienced driver, four wheel drive with low range and good ground clearance necessary. Diff locks recommended.

It is a short trail of 7km (2 hours) in total to the top of Rooiberg and back.

Steenbokrant

Grading: 3: Moderate: Experienced driver, four wheel drive with low range and good ground clearance necessary. Diff locks recommended.

It is a short, circular trail of 4,5km (1 hour). A few axle twisters and a high rocky ridge have to be negotiated.

Sandberg

“Die Gat” (The Hole): Grading: 4: Difficult. Lots of experience, four wheel drive with low range, diff locks and good ground clearance necessary. Recovery equipment recommended. The trail enters and exits a deep ravine along the same route of 500m (1km; 30 min. in total). The remainder of Sandberg: Grading: 2: Easy to moderate. Some experience, four wheel drive with low range and good ground clearance necessary. The full distance of Sandberg trail (including die Gat) is 17km (3 hours).

Kloof

Grading: 5: Very difficult. Lots of experience, four wheel drive with low range, diff locks, good ground clearance and recovery equipment imperative.

The trail covers a distance of 1 km only, but takes one vehicle about an hour to complete; allow more time for more vehicles. A variety of difficult obstacles such as rocky ledges will be encountered, one of which, The Wall, presents an exceptional challenge.

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