We have THREE hiking trail options available.

OPTION 1 – Port Alfred to Fish River (click here for details)

Hike from Port Alfred East Beach all the way up the coast to Fish River. (Excluding the canoe trail) 5 Days and 4 Nights. – approx 57 km
Staying overnight at Milkwood hut, Umtunzi River hut, 3-sisters hut and Stone Cottage.

OPTION 2 – Port Alfred to Fish River (click here for details)

Hike from Port Alfred East Beach all the way up the coast to Fish River with an extra night excursion where you canoe +/- 8km up the Kleinemonde West river and a 4km hike to spend the night at Lily Pad hut. 6 Days and 5 Nights. – approx 67 km hike & 16 km canoe (return)
Staying overnight at Milkwood hut, Umtunzi River hut, 3-sisters hut, Lily pad hut and Stone Cottage.

MINIMUM AGE FOR THIS OPTION IS 10 YEARS OLD.
DUE TO THE EXTREME WINDS OFTEN EXPERIENCED AT THE COAST, ANYONE 16 YEARS AND YOUNGER, MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT IN THE LARGE DOUBLE CANOES.

OPTION 3 – Kleinemonde West River Canoe Trail (click here for details)

Start at the Kleinemonde West River mouth and canoe +/- 8km up the river. Hike +/- 4km into Nyala Game Reserve (no dangerous game) and spend the night at the Lily Pad hut. 2 Days and 1 Night. – +/- 8km hike & 16 km canoe (return)

MINIMUM AGE FOR THIS IS 10 YEARS OLD.
DUE TO THE EXTREME WINDS OFTEN EXPERIENCED AT THE COAST, ANYONE 16 YEARS AND YOUNGER, MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT IN THE LARGE DOUBLE CANOES.

A portage service on the canoe Option 3 is available, if requested.

PLEASE NOTE

  • All our trails are ‘self-guided’.
  • Please make sure that you come prepared with all your own food, beverages, toiletries, utensils, torches, matches and sleeping bags. (Bring your own toilet paper!)
  • All huts have drinking water, toilets & mattresses. Lily Pad has a donkey-boiler for hot water for the shower (wood supplied). You will have a bucket-wash at Three Sisters hut. Stone Cottage is very comfortable & fully contained. It is the only accommodation with electricity.
  • Braai wood is supplied free-of-charge at all huts.

Pre- & Post-Trail Accommodation

If you need accommodation before or after the trail, please contact us for available venues.
Vehicles are parked at the END of the trail, at the Fish River Caravan Park, for R100 per vehicle, to be paid to the Caravan Park owners.
See Map link on right for location ( Situated just south of the Stone Cottage – No 6) and Contact Us page for more contact details.