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Addo Elephant National Park

Hiking Trails

Alexandria Hiking Trail

The Alexandria Hiking Trail is a 32 km, two-day circular trail. The first day is 18.5 km and the second day, 13.5 km. The Langebos huts are situated at the trail base, providing accommodation for the beginning and/or end of the hike. The Woody Cape hut is situated at the end of the first day's walk. Hikers must carry their own provisions and equipment. The hike is not guided but the trail is well signposted.

A minimum of three hikers and a maximum of 12 hikers are allowed on the trail, per day. The trail will not be booked exclusively for one group, unless they are 12 in number.

The trail costs R135 per person per night. Hikers also need to pay the daily conservation (entry) fee.

  • Bookings for the trail are administered through:
    Camp Matyholweni
    Tel: +27 (0)41 4680916/8
    Fax: +27 (0)41 4680949

  • Trail base office:
    Woody Cape office
    Tel: +27 (0)46 6530601

Zuurberg Hiking Trails

One-hour and three-hour trails available in the Zuurberg Mountains, at no cost.

PPC Discovery Trail

The PPC Discovery Trail is a short walk in the main camp, with one loop suitable for wheelchair users and visually-impaired visitors, at no cost.

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