Ploughman’s Kop Trail

Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking in or near Mont-aux-Sources, Drakensberg in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

Things To Do in Mont-aux-SourcesPloughman’s Kop Trail

Hiking Trails Walks & Hiking Drakensberg

Where? Ploughman’s Kop, Royal Natal Park, Drakensberg

When? Daylight hours.
Distance: 7km Time: +/- 3 hours.

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Mont-aux-Sources, in KwaZulu Natal

Ploughman’s Kop is a mountain in the shape of a head on the left arm of The Amphitheatre in the Royal Natal Park, which is in turn part of the Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park.

Really the walk is about the Ploughman’s pools, but to reach them you need to go on a rather short, but nonetheless taxing up and then down walk that takes you from the Mahai campsite.

The pools are en route to the ‘kop’ and well worth the effort, and you can make it up and down within three hours, give or take a few more minutes to enjoy the icy waters of the rock pools.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Mont-aux-Sources

Mont-Aux-Sources Hotel

Hotel / Self Catering

Mont-Aux-Sources Hotel

Mont-Aux-Sources Hotel offers a range of accommodation options in the picturesque area of the Drakensberg. All units area ... more

Alpine Heath Resort

Hotel / Self Catering

Alpine Heath Resort

Nestled in the midst of the picturesque Northern Drakensberg Mountains and conveniently located mid-way between Durban ... more

Sungubala Eco Camp

Self Catering

Sungubala Eco Camp

Sungubala Eco Camp lies in the heart of the pristine Drakensberg wilderness, directly below Hlolela and Sungubala ... more

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