Compasberg Hiking Trail

Hiking Trails in or near Nieu-Bethesda, Karoo Heartland in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in Nieu-BethesdaCompasberg Hiking Trail

Hiking Trails Karoo Heartland

Where? Compassberg, Nieu Bethesda, Karoo Heartland, Eastern Cape, South Africa

When? Daylight hours.

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Nieu-Bethesda, in Eastern Cape

Compassberg is a 4x4 trail and hiking route that is 2502m high, and takes approximately 1 hour to drive to the point where you can begin hiking / climbing from.

In a 4x4 it takes approximately 3 hours up and 3 hours down. With a 4X4 you can get further up the mountain, and from there it will take you 2 hours up and 2 hours down.

Nieu Bethesda offers beautiful and stark vegetation and landscapes, which can be appreciated best from the heights of a vantage point such as Compassberg. Note: Remember to take provisions with you, as there are no facilities along the trail.

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Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Nieu-Bethesda

Simone's Cottage

Self Catering

Simone's Cottage

Located in Nieu-Bethesda, Simone’s Cottage is a cosy self catering cottage; ideal for a couple looking for a romantic ... more


Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering


This charming Karoo cottage offers you a self catering unit or Bed & Breakfast accommodation, with beautiful ... more

Owlhouse Backpackers

Self Catering

Owlhouse Backpackers

Owlhouse Backpackers is a quiet and comfortable lodge in Nieu Bethesda. All rooms make use of a communal kitchen, common ... more


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