About Ploughman’s Kop Trail

Ploughman’s Kop is a mountain in the shape of a head on the left arm of The Amphitheatre in the Royal Natal Park, which is in turn part of the Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park.

Really the walk is about the Ploughman’s pools, but to reach them you need to go on a rather short, but nonetheless taxing up and then down walk that takes you from the Mahai campsite.

The pools are en route to the ‘kop’ and well worth the effort, and you can make it up and down within three hours, give or take a few more minutes to enjoy the icy waters of the rock pools.

Need to Know

WherePloughman’s Kop, Royal Natal Park, Drakensberg

WhenDaylight hours.
Distance: 7km Time: +/- 3 hours.

How muchPrices on request.

TelephoneNot applicable.

OvernightThe closest town is Mont-aux-Sources, in KwaZulu Natal

Disclaimer

Please note, business details can change. While we endeavour to ensure all information provided by the service provider is correct at the time of publication, we do not assume any liability caused by errors or changes, such as price, cost, time, and location. Please check with the provider that the activity/business is still offered as described, before making any travel plans.

Feedback?

Please let us know if anything on this page is outdated or contains inaccuracies. Click here to send us feedback if this is your service/activity.

Find Ploughman’s Kop Trail in these collections

In the vicinity

Hotels & other accommodation options in Mont-aux-Sources

Other things to do in the area

Noteworthy attractions

Accommodation convenient to Ploughman’s Kop Trail

FIND / South Africa Accommodation / KwaZulu Natal Accommodation / Drakensberg Accommodation / Mont-aux-Sources Accommodation

Mont-aux-Sources as a destination

Want to stay overnight?

Number of Guests

Property Type

  • Secure your booking
Our Payment Protection Guarantee only applies if your deposit payment is made via SA-Venues.com
Things To Do
  • Mont-aux-Sources

SA-Venues.com has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest, independent online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German.