Things To Do in OudtshoornPiet Barbet Trail
Where? Oudtshoorn, Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa
When? Distance: 4.1km Time +/- 2-3 hours.
How? Call Cape Nature on +27 (0)21 483-0190
How much? Price on request
When one pictures hiking trails in Oudtshoorn, one usually thinks of stark Karoo landscapes and dry landscapes but the 4.1 km Piet Barbet Trail takes hikers through the subtropical thicket of the Gamkaberg Nature Reserve.
This picturesque area in the Klein Karoo is within the Cape Floral Kingdom, which is one of the botanical wonders of the world. The trail takes you through vegetation that is unmatched in its plant diversity, compared with other arid regions.