Hogsback Map

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Map of Hogsback, Eastern Cape

Hogsback Map - Hogsback detail and street level map showing the layout of the town and some attractions. Hogsback lies only an hour-and-a-half’s journey from Grahamstown, yet Hogsback may as well be in another world. The beauty of the surrounds is said to have inspired JRR Tolkein to write his Lord of the Rings trilogy, so you can imagine the dramatic splendour of this town. To find out more please visit Hogsback Information.

If you are interested in overnighting in the area, we can recommend some great hotels, guest houses and self catering establishments. Find them at Hogsback Accommodation. If you're only planning on driving through Hogsback, en-route to another destination, you may want to peruse our Hogsback Restaurants before you leave to see if you should plan a stop here for lunch or maybe just a coffee. Also check out Hogsback Things To Do to see if there are any activities for which you would consider stopping.

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Featured Attractions in (or near) Hogsback

Amalinda Nature Reserve

The Amalinda Nature Reserve is situated less than 10 kilometres from the ever-growing city hub of East London in the Eastern Cape. Established in 1968, this reserve measures 134 hectares and boasts some of the stunning vegetation for which this part of the world is so loved. This includes an enormous ... more information

Amathole Forests

The mountains and valleys of the Amathole are swathed in afromontane mistbelt forest, interspersed with pine and eucalyptus plantations. These forests, or forest complex, lie bounded by the towns Stutterheim, Hogsback, Alice and Dimbaza with Keiskammahoek ... more information

Dontsa Pass

The Dontsa Pass is one of the most scenic passes in the area. It negotiates forested hillsides overshadowed by impressive mountain peaks and dotted with several dams, cutting through the little village of Keiskammahoek that takes the traveller on to... more information

Fort Fordyce Nature Reserve

Set close to the little community of Blinkwater, Fort Fordyce Nature Reserve lies on the Post Retief road, almost equidistant between Adelaide and the historical town of Fort Beaufort, in the Amatola escarpment. This roughly 2 000 hectare reserve conserves scarce Dohne ... more information

Hogsback Pass

High in the mountains, north of the Eastern Cape town of Alice, is the little fairytale town of Hogsback named such, or so the theory goes, for the three peaks of the village that when sighted from a certain angle look just like the back of a... more information

Katberg Pass

The Katberg Pass lies on the R351 just north of the little town of Katberg, west of Hogsback. 4x4 enthusiasts and adventure bikers usually drive this, together with Mitchell’s Pass, when in the area. The gravel Katberg Pass is not easy to drive - more information

Kologha Forest Reserve

The home of the second largest natural forest in the country, after Knysna Forest, the Kologha Forest Reserve (sometimes also spelled Xhologha for those who can’t pronounce the Xhosa name, which means peace) lies ... more information

Mpofu Nature Reserve

Mpofu Nature Reserve is situated in the heart of the Katberg Mountain Range, about 2.5 hours’ drive from Port Elizabeth. Mpofu Nature Reserve covers an area of 7 500 hectares and occupies the valleys and escarpments of the magnificent Katberg Mountain Range. It is nestled just ... more information

St Patrick-on-the-hill

Don’t make the mistake of driving past and not stopping. This beautiful stone, wood and thatch chapel has been voted one of the top 10 most beautiful places to visit in South Africa, and we’re not surprised... more information

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See Things To Do in Hogsback or check out Things To Do in Amatola for things to do in neighbouring towns. If you are looking for a specific type of thing to do, search Things To Do in Eastern Cape by category (includes museums, watersports, wine-tastings, etc).

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