ABSEILING IN HOGSBACK

Highlights

Hogsback is famous for its forests, waterfalls and mountains.

Hogsback is a village on the Amatola Mountain Range that overlooks the Hogsback Mountains.You will find Away with the Fairies located at the lowest part of Hogsback, at an altitude of 1200m. Gaikas Kop is the highest point in the area, at 1963m.

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Abseilling R295.00pp

If you enjoy less strenuous activities, then choose to abseil 35m down the Madonna & Child Waterfall into the indigenous forests below. Head back up for a second attempt or continue on through the forests to end up back in the village. This is one of Hogsbacks most popular activities.

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Away with the Fairies Backpackers and Campsite are an easy vibe and outdoors type of Backpackers with a touch of the mythical. You will find Away with the Fairies Backpackers situated right at the entrance of Hogsback village.

Once here, you are surrounded by the Amathole mountains, countless waterfalls and the multiple hiking trails in Auckland nature reserve. The hiking trails lie right at our front door. You can enjoy all these hikes for a single ZAR10.00 conservation fee. The trails range from easy strolls to serious hikes, hence please do not forget your map at reception.

After exploring the forests you will easily understand why it has been claimed that so many famous artists and writers such as J.R.Tolkein and Picasso have found some of their inspiration here.


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