101km Camdeboo Challenge

A unique a 5-day (6 night) hike.

About

Experience the beautiful Camdeboo Landscape, fresh air and scenery with friends and/or family. Visit unique guest farms and enjoy what each have to offer.

Come and share our love for the Karoo. Appreciate Gods magnificent creations. Complete the challenge and make this a moment to remember.

“We plan it, you complete it” – After your arrival, please relax and hide your cell phone. (There is Cell phone reception almost everywhere on the route (Except nights 3 & 4) – If you feel like forgetting about your phone and your Boss or your Clients or your Bank manager, and you just want to reset your brain space and your spirit for the next 5 days, then this is your chance to do so. Let us take control and look after you so that you can return refreshed with new energy and dreams.

Routes & Maps

Click on one of the maps below to view the route close up.

19,7km

Start: Aberdeen Town
Finish: Wynberg Guest Farm

From the DR Church, the Hiking challenge will start, and make its way to the mountains with a 19,7Km walk. The route takes us through the private farm of Arno and Lize de Jager, where it will end at the foot of the “Slaapende Reus” (Sleeping Giant) – named after the rock formations visible on the top of the mountain. Here you will be met with typical Karoo hospitality and cuisine by farm owners, Derick and Umelda van Rensburg. Dip yourself in the Rock pool or just soothe your sore feet while enjoying something cold to flush your thirsty throat.

21,4km

Start: Wynberg Guest Farm
Finish: Komskloof Guest Farm

From Wynberg to Kom’s kloof Guest farm is a 21,4km Walk-through a privately-owned farm of Roelfie and Marce van der Merwe as well as Ignis and Ilana Verwey. Here, much of the normal farm life could be observed while walking through their fam lands. It is a very strict rule that all gates should be left open (or closed) depending on in what position it was found. (And please – NO LITTERING) At long last, we will be welcomed at Kom’s Kloof guest farm, owned by Grant & Thea Paxton. Take a plunge in the swimming pool and feel all the sore feet disappear…..

18,9km

Start: Komskloof Guest Farm
Finish: Middelplaas Guest Farm

From Kom’s Kloof, the road will take you to a very remote part of the Karoo, obscured by mountains and Karoo fynbos, where you will just breathe the presence of our Creator, who designed this wonderful place, with passion and purpose. Somewhere in the mountains we will be welcomed by farm owners Johan and Karen Pienaar who are also farming in their piece of paradise. The day will end at Midlands Guest farm where owners Johan & Maryke Lategan will be welcoming you to their special piece of heaven.

19,5km

Start: Middelplaas Guest Farm
Finish: Waterkloof Guest Farm

This is the second last day of the 5-day hike, and after the ups-and-downs- of the previous day, today is an easy flat walk on a farm road to Waterkloof Guest Farm. The walk will be broken up in sections of 5Km each. Every 5Km, you will be served with something to make you forget your sore feet…. 😊 Ending the day at “Waterkloof Guest Farm”, owners Koos and Suzaan Lategan will be your hosts for the next day where your will be shown places and things you never expected to see in a semi desert area, known as the “Karoo”

21,5km

Start: Waterkloof Guest Farm
Finish: Waterkloof Guest Farm

Today is going to be a day where you will not need to go to gym. first. No hands and feet climbing needed, but a few up- and- down hills, will keep your concentration muscles exercised. Luckily there will be lots of shade and fresh fountain water to indulge. You will find yourself in a different world. – Most hikers do not want to go back home after this day.

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