The Karkloof Falls2Falls 3-day slack-packing hike is an all-inclusive trek encompassing some of the most picturesque and hidden parts of the Midlands countryside. From indigenous mist-belt forest to pristine grasslands, pastoral vistas and eye-watering panoramic views, the ever-changing scenery contains something for everyone. Highlights include traversing the forest canopy on a zip line tour, a visit to a world-class bird hide with the chance to spot the critically-endangered Wattled Crane, and an indigenous tree trail with abundant wildlife including various birds, antelope, zebra, wildebeest and other game.
Nature-based eco-tourism is one of the principal aims of Spekboom Tours as 10% of all profits are donated towards ongoing conservation projects.
Duration: 3 days, 3 nights
Recommended fitness level: Moderate to fit
Average daily walking distances: 12-15km/d
Accommodation types: upmarket midlands-style guesthouses
Price: from R5200pps
Inclusive of comfortable accommodation, all meals, luggage transfer, registered guide, conservancy fees and forest canopy tour
Bespoke tours can also be arranged for organised groups with special interests: Birding, biomimicry, ecology, poetry and mediation and flowers gazing.