Weiland Bush Trails

Brits


Nestled in the Waterberg Mountains between Brits and Bela Bela, the Weiland Bush Trails offer a superb getaway experience in a mountain bushveld setting. Sleep over in old army tents or take your own, this brand new trail has been developed to offer the hiker a unique bush experience

         
 

The Trails

There are two basecamp day trails of 10km and 7km. The trails have been laid out so as to explore the extraordinary diversity of the farm.

 

 

 
         
 
 

The Blinkwater Spruit runs through the farm offering clear pools to swim in during the warmer months.

 
         
 

The Waterberg mountains offer hikers views of the surrounding areas.

 
Mountain kloofs are explored by hikers
 
         
 
  A wide variety of vegetation is to be found along the trails including beautiful examples of Aloes and wild fig trees.  

 

         
 

There is also lots of game to be found such as Duiker, Klipspringer and Impala.

 
 
         
 
 

Accommodation

Access to the farm is by way of a tarred road that leads to the managers house where after a 4km trail or 4x4 track leads to the basecamp. Kit can be taken up to the camp if hikers don't wish to carry. There is a kitchen tent and ablutions include hot showers (Donkey boiler) and flush toilets.

 

Conclusion

The Waterberg Mountain range offers some superb hiking again. The trail is relatively close to Gauteng and is bound to prove very popular.

Bookings

The Weiland Bush Trails can be booked through

Jacana Travel Marketing and Reservations

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Telephone  0861Jacana (0861 522262)

Direct phone: Port Elizabeth 041 378 1439

Pretoria: 012 803 9109

Direct fax: PE 041 378 2548

Pretoria: 012 803 4144

 PE e-mail  booking@jacanacollection.co.za

Pretoria e-mail: rosa@jacanacollection.co.za

 

 


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