If you love the idea of exploring unspoiled stretches of coastline and pioneering new trails but hate the thought of carrying a crippling load on your back, then slackpacking is for you. Explore the beautiful West Coast on foot with this upcoming Crayfish Trail Co. 6-Day Slackpacking Trail on 8 – 13 September 2018.
6-Day Slackpacking Trail
Date: 8 – 13 September
Cost: R8000 per person sharing
Guests arrive after 14h00 at their accommodation which is 16 km south of Elands Bay. Nestled along the quiet stretch of the coastal road one really feels as though their adventure has begun. Guests are treated to a delicious meal with the sound of the ocean in the background. You will get a chance to meet your guide as well as other members if you are joining a group. The group will be treated to a hearty home-cooked meal prepared by local community members.
Rocherpan 08 – 09 September 2018
Silvia dinner at 6:00 pm,
Self-service breakfast and lunch at Draaihoek, with transport to Vensterklip.
Vensterklip 09 – 1 0 September 2018
Sundowners and dinner at Vensterklip
Self-service breakfast, transport to Elands Bay, packed lunch from Vensterklip and walk to Steenbokfontein 18 km.
Steenbokfontein 10 – 11 September 2018
Dinner with Kitta on the evening of the 10th of September, breakfast with Kitta in the morning.
9 am walk to Lamberts Bay, lunch in Lambert Bay
2 pm tour of Bird Island.
Theunette 11 – 12 September 2018
Hightide, self-service breakfast, transport to Strandfontein, walk 9km to Doringbay where you will enjoy lunch and wine tasting.
3 pm visit an abalone farm
Transport to Strandfontein, dinner at Kommetjie.
Leoni 12 – 13 September 20-18
Enjoy breakfast at Leoni, transport back to the vehicles.
Serious hikers, nature lovers, casual walkers, photographers, birders, surfers, beach addicts, families, foodies and eco-friendly people will all love this Crayfish Trail 6-Day Trail!
The Crayfish Trail Company is located on the West Coast Way Wild Route to Wild Route’s Sustainable Seafood Track
West Coast Way is South Africa’s road trip with the most twists. Explore a unique collection of 101 road trip stops along themed routes by planning a self drive trip or guided tour for a nature and adventure-filled Cape West Coast vacation. The new West Coast Way “basket” of free routes on offer include the West Coast Way Tractor Route, the West Coast Way Berg Route, the West Coast Way Foodie Route, the West Coast Way Cultural Route, the West Coast Way Wild Route – as well as the newly launched Cape Way Route – all of which are designed to showcase the many attractions and activities that are already on offer on the Cape West Coast and inland areas – but may be unknown to many.
For more information on West Coast Way, the other routes on offer, and the list of 101 Things to Do on the West Coast visit www.westcoastway.co.za o