95km hike over 4 days. Guided, luggage transfer, catered, 1 support vehicle. Accommodation in old farmhouses. Our own Baviaans Camino.

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Kouga-Baviaans Hiking Trail (69km, give or take, 4 days, 3 nights)

Hikers meet at the Nooitgedacht Farming Community (30km gravel road from Kareedouw) where you leave your vehicle for the duration of the hike.

Try to arrive no later than 14h00 to enjoy an unguided out and back hike to the waterfall before dinner, where you will meet your crew and the rest of the group.

The first night is spend on the farm Mooigedacht, an unexpectedly beautiful oases part of the Nooitgedacht Farming Community, in the heart of the Kouga Mountains.

On day 2 we will do a circular hike around Nooitgedacht, enjoying the waters of the Rachels River, and stay a second night at Nooitgedacht.

On day 3 we hike to Entkrale, an outpost on a cattle and honeybush tea farm, with views over the Kommando Kloof (22km).

On day 4 we will hike back to Nooitgedacht, and depart after a light lunch (19km). It will be possible to stay on in the self catering cottages should you wish to spend more time in the mountains.


We can accommodate groups between 4 – 12 hikers, accompanied by the support crew. The hike is available throughout the year although not recommended mid summer.

A 50% deposit will secure your booking. The remainder is payable 6 weeks before the hike.


It will be possible to do this trail uncatered, but always guided. Rates are available on request from chokkatrail@gmail.com.


Chokka Trail

Best Visitor Experience in South Africa – Lilizela National Winners for 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019!!

The Chokka Trail is a 62km hike over 4 days and 3 nights in the greater St Francis area.  You will enjoy picturesque fishing villages, a rugged coastline, sand dunes as far as the eye can see, a tidal river, protected fynbos, wetlands and a visit to South Africa’s only privately owned working harbour.


National winner 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 – Best Visitor Experience Beach Category.

It is a slackpack hiking holiday between Oyster Bay, St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis with accommodation in top class guest houses and a Resort.

The best possible way to see and experience just how beautiful the greater St Francis is – on foot, at your own pace and with a hot shower, warm meal and cold beer waiting for you at the end of each long day.  The trail is situated in the Kouga Region, Eastern Province, south of the Baviaans and a mere hour’s drive to the west of Port Elizabeth.

Website: Chokka Trail


Baviaans to Bay – 157km over 10 days (8 days’ hiking)

Would you like to hike from the Baviaanskloof Mountains to the south easternmost tip of Africa in Cape St Francis? Combine two popular hiking trails, the

Combine two popular hiking trails, the Baviaans Camino and the Chokka Trail

Baviaans Camino and the Chokka Trail, and you have an amazing hiking holiday of 157km over 10 days (arrival and depature dates included).

We have set dates between April and September, and group sizes are limited to 14 people, of which 6 can be on horseback for the Baviaans Camino leg.

No single supplements are available.  More info …