HIKING ON CAPE NATURE RESERVE...
IF YOU WANT TO MAKE USE OF THIS ACTIVITY DURING YOUR STAY WITH US...Please contact CAPE NATURE FOR THE PURCHASE OF VALID PERMITS FOR YOUR GROUP. Use the Contact use button.
PS...Valid permit needs to be shown to UCSA manager before you depart on your hiking activity.
Camp Activities & Programs
BAINSKLOOF UCSA Hiking Trail.
Please take note due to our terrain we are not able to provide flat lawn areas for outdoor activities.
You could make use of our Bainskloof Eco trail which provides an hiking and swimming activities for your group. No permit is needed . A Donation of R5 pp will appreciated .It will be used to develop and maintain this trail.
The Eco trail can be divided up into two parts
Part 1 :
Mountain hike of 1.4km.
Scramble: you need to use your hands in places, to hold onto, up a hill or a rocky stretch, to crawl, or to slide down a steep slope. The trail is not dangerous but uncomfortable in places. Shallow river crossings
Distance is 1,2 km
Takes you to the Witte River until you reach the Girls pool where our gate is located and the path leads back to the Camp Centre.
Scramble: you need to use your hands in places, to hold onto, up a hill or a rocky stretch, to crawl, or to slide down a steep slope. The trail is not dangerous but uncomfortable in places. Shallow river crossings.
Both parts of the Hike will need plenty of supervision because the campers need to cross a road with a blind spots, snake encounters and crossing and walking in the river can be dangerous depending on the age, size and medical issues of campers. Remember kids can drown in knee height water. kids need to have a hat and sunblock on. Tekkies or hiking boots , No slip slops. Therefor qualified a CPR /First Aider is requirement for both parts of the hike.
Our ECO Trail program
1. Historical Hike
The theme is leadership and servanthood.
Duration : 1- 1-1/2 h long
We discuss the history and stories of the pass.
If you want this to be part of the camp please ask UCSA manager for price per kid and time available.