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The Crayfish Trail Co.

Lamberts Bay 7708, South Africa
+27 83 553 9107
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2-day trail on the West Coast

My husband and I did the 2-day trail from Elands to Lamberts Bay and I would highly recommend this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sandy I
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Somerset West, South Africa
Amazing way to discover the West Coast on foot!

Daniel has opened a door to the West Coast. Nothing has been too much for the team to make this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JaneFrancesLouw
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Saldanha, South Africa
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Explore South Africa’s beautiful West Coast! What would visiting Cape Town be without a road trip? We offer a series of overnight slackpacking trips which showcases the very best of SA's West Coast. There are few places in the world where one can experience mountains, rivers, wetlands, long beaches and snow white dunes on the same day of hiking. The trail covers the area between Elands Bay and Papendorp (the Olifants River mouth). Our trips include food, accommodation, a local guide as well as transport of luggage. 'Slackpacking' is the name given to hiking without the burden of a heavy backpack. We transport your luggage to your accommodation. All you need is a daypack and camera! We offer a range of different trips, from 2 Day Trails to the full 5 Day Trail. Our trips are suitable for the whole family. Distances average around 16 km per day. Highlights include: - Local food & wine - Insiders knoweldge of the area - Pristine and protected natural landscapes - Rock art - Birding
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Lamberts Bay 7708, South Africa
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+27 83 553 9107
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I did the 2-day trail from Elands to Lamberts Bay and I would highly recommend this experience (the first day was a bit too tough for me, the second day was just fabulous!). We were looked after really well - the friendly...More

Thank Sandy I
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Daniel has opened a door to the West Coast. Nothing has been too much for the team to make this adventure a memorable one! A collection of off the grid, West Coast experiences includes a visit to Vensterklip Guest Farm where true warm hospitailty is...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

The beaches and cliff paths that the route covers are spectacular. The walking is comfortable and mostly flat which suited me just fine. Daniel's passion for this community based slack packing trail is infectious and his knowledge of the area is encyclopaedic. We had two...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

The Crayfish Trail is fantastic, it’s the ideal way to experience the Northern West Coast of South Africa. The walking is very relaxed and will be easy for most people, the scenery is magnificent and Daniel and his team go out of their way to...More

Thank Bessie73
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

This is one of my favourite things that I have done. The Western Cape Coast has always been on my bucket list and there is no better way to experience it than with the Crayfish Trail team. Booking was easy and the team surprised me...More

Thank Calum H
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Daniel S, Manager at The Crayfish Trail Co., responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Wow! Thank you for your feedback. We loved having you. We always make sure that Crayfish is available, as we discussed there is a lot that is being done to protect this species. We are working with Abalobi to ensure sustainable and traceable Crayfish for...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Daniel and his team are passionate about showing you their West Coast, their people and places. The Crayfish Trail is the perfect way to get to know more about the West Coast Way. While you will get to see all the wonderful West Coast Tourist...More

Thank 348lisa
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Daniel S, Owner at The Crayfish Trail Co., responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you for your open and honest review, Lisa. We loved having you and your group join us! Lookiing forward to planning a trail in Craddock!!!

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

One of the most memorable experiences I've had the pleasure of participating in. The upliftment progress and the way the " buy in" by the communities is so positive and such a learning curve.

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

A really amazing showcase for the West Coast. Beautifully and simply combined the people, culture, food and natural beauty of the area. The guides are all friendly and have a wonderful passion for showing people their local area. The walks incorporate strandveld fynbos, long beaches...More

Thank Bongi_06
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

If you ever have the chance to visit South Africa, don’t miss out on this one. I wouldn’t be able to think of a more local way to discover the West Coast and its beautiful and unique landscape. Definitely a great outdoor experience to gain...More

Thank Patricia J
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

The Crayfish Trail is an incredible opportunity for anyone who is looking to experience a different outlook on the west coast of South Africa. It blends outdoor activities, environmental education and cultural experiences into a relaxed and enjoyable few days along a very peaceful part...More

Thank camerondoyle46
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Daniel S, Owner at The Crayfish Trail Co., responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Epic pics! Thanks, @Cameron. It was a pleasure having you.

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