Garden Route

Cradock Peak Trail

Hiking Trails in or near George, Garden Route in the Garden Route, South Africa.

Things To Do in GeorgeCradock Peak Trail

Hiking Trails

Where? Outeniqua Nature reserve, 5km outside of George, Garden Route, Western Cape

When? Daylight hours.
Distance: 19km Time: +/- 7 hours.
Note: Tghis is a difficult trail that is not suitable for kids.

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in George, in Garden Route

Feeling fit, energetic, enthusiastic and full of adventure? Great then get down to the Outeniqua Nature Reserve office which you will find at Witfontein near George, grab a permit and join the Cradock Peak trail.

This difficult trail is not for the faint hearted and should not be attempted by children or those who are not reasonably fit.

The trail is approximately 20km long and will take an physically fit, experienced hiker around seven hours to complete. Cradock Peak stands at 1579 meters high and is the highest in the area with extraordinary views.

The trail can be steep, slippery and overgrown at parts and will challenge you all the way to the finish. Ensure you bring plenty of water, warm clothes and something windproof as even on a hot day the weather can get cold on the mountains.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in George

10 Caledon Street Guest House

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

10 Caledon Street Guest House

10 Caledon Street is situated in beautiful and tranquil surroundings. The guest rooms are spacious and tastefully ... more

Malvern Manor Country Guest House

Bed & Breakfast

Malvern Manor Country Guest House

Malvern Manor (near Fancourt) is a luxury 4 star Guest House on a 50 acre country estate, which sits on the foothills of ... more

Farm & Fellow Guesthouse

Guest House

Farm & Fellow Guesthouse

Ideally situated between George Airport and Fancourt Golf Estate, Farm & Fellow Guesthouse offers luxury en-suite ... more

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