Things To Do in Prince AlbertGrootkloof Trail in Gamkaskloof
Where? Gamkaskloof, Prince Albert, Karoo, Western Cape
When? Daylight hours.
Distance: 6km Time: +/- 2 hours.
How? Call Cape Nature on +27 (0)21 483-0190
How much? Price on request
For a great hike, a history lesson and great photo opportunities get onto the Grootkloof in Gamkaskloof trail. The trail is in the Swartberg Nature reserve and is 6 kilometers long which will take around 2 hours to complete.
On route you will find at least 26 points of interest about the culture and history of the Karoo settlers and more about the history of the Little Karoo.
The scenery is outstanding and the hike can be challenging at times although is suitable for beginners. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for the ruin of Tant Lenie Marais’ Agter-Osberg cottage. Bring your camera and make sure you stop into the information centre before your hike to buy an information booklet which will tell you a lot about the area and great facts about what you may find along this interesting trail.