About Compasberg Hiking Trail

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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WhereCompassberg, Nieu Bethesda, Karoo Heartland, Eastern Cape, South Africa

WhenDaylight hours.

How muchFree

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