In the 'hood, Hogsback as a destination

On the western end of the forested Amatola Mountains lies a village, overlooked by mountains and surrounded by indigenous Afro-montane forests that are centuries old, called Hogsback. It 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 J.R.R Tolkein to write his Lord of the Rings ... cont.

Nutwoods Drive, Hogsback, 5721, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Amenities in the area

  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (1 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (1.5 km)
  • Grocery Store (1.5 km)
  • Internet Café (1.5 km)

Activities

  • 4x4 trails
  • Abseiling
  • Bird watching
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Microlight flights
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)

other destinations in Amatola

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