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The first part of the otter trail can be undertaken as part of the day permit paid for when you enter the park.
People that have the permit to hike the full trail start at the main gate and hike down to where the first...More
My second Otter hike, the last one was 20 years ago... and it was again amazing. It is challenging if you are not fit or getting older, bur so worth it. If only the reception at the start was friendlier?
The Otter is a challenge, kid no man! And not something to be taken on lightly, but for those brave souls that do it: A near live changing experience, sleeping in huts on the most beautiful coastline in South Africa (maybe the world?). You will...More
We did the otter trail, and it was absolutely amazing.
cottages was clean and neat, bathrooms was clean and neat!
The trail was breathtaking - the views are worth every step.
We had lots of dolphin viewings and whale viewings.
make sure to add this...More
I won't lie, it was hard. But of god, it was worth every drop of sweat. The fact that you have no electricity or network makes you savour every bit of it. Landscapes are amazing and you'll feel free and privileged. The people we met...More
We had to book a year in advance for this magical experience. The routes were well marked and very challanging. We renamed the trail to the 'Oppers' as you are forever climbing upwards. The huts were well maintained and provided good nights' rest. On our...More
I absolutely loved this trip although it was tough. There are many natural steps to climb and descend and if you over pack or don't position the backpack contents carefully, it can be tough on your back. Don't forget anything as you are surrounded by...More
A 5 day 4 night hike across demanding terrain which is well rewarded with dramatic views of untouched natural beauty.
The nights are spent in cosy log cabins. Mattresses are provided on triple bunk beds. No electricity. 1 flushing toilet, 1 cold water shower, firewood...More
I don’t know what drove me to agree to do this hike a second time around.
The up hills; the sore feet, the weight of the pack.
It was a very long, hot and sore hike.
Yet looking back at the photos we took, a...More
25 years since I last did this spectacular trail and yet again, stunned continuously by the scenery, the constant change of environment and the ever present crashing of waves.
The trail is in superb condition and the huts, showers and undercover boma's were all clean,...More