Kaapschehoop Hiking Trail

Kaapschehoop Hiking Trail

The Kaapschehoop Hiking Trail is situated in the historic De Kaap Gold Fields in the Nelspruit area.

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The Kaapschehoop Hiking Trail is situated in the historic De Kaap Gold Fields in the Nelspruit area.

 

One interesting sight includes the blue swallow reserve, which is a section of the grassland that has specifically been set aside for the protection of the blue swallow’s habitat.

 

Another highlight is the wild horses, for which Kaapschehoop is famous for.

 

Hikers also get the opportunity to explore the Kaapschehoop village with its arts and crafts shops.

 

There are four overnight huts on the Kaapschehoop Hiking trail, which includes the Kaapschehoop Hut, close to Commissioner Square, Barretts Coaches, which is approximately 500m from the Berlin Plantation office, Wattles Hut which is situated among a patch of pine trees and Florence Hill hut at the old lookout tower.

 

Kaapschehoop Hiking Trail has various options ranging from two-to four-nights. The trail can be started from Barrets (train) Coaches or the Kaapschehoop Hut.

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The Kaapschehoop Hiking Trail has various trail options ranging from two- to four-nights. The trail can be started from Barretts (train) Coaches or the Kaapschehoop Hut. The shortest route on this trail is 20,8km and the longest is 35,9km.


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De Kaap Gold Fields in Nelspruit area




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