How we plan your adventure

Guests arrive the previous night at Porcupine Hills between 16h00 and 17h30, park car, welcome drinks and trail briefing, dinner and overnight.

Green Mountain Trail - itinerary

P.S you’ll be happy to hear this is the profile of the mountain and not the trail.

Day 1: Walking in the Kogelberg Conservancy Core (18km / 6hours / 3,5 lod*)

Breakfast at Porcupine Hills.
Transfer to Kogelberg Biosphere fringe by tractor.
Walk, steadily climbing to the top the Groenlandberg, through the Biosphere Core and to Nuweberg. Picnic lunch on the mountain.
Transfer to Porcupine Hills.
Dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Through Fynbos & Vines (15km / 5 hours / 2,5 lod*)

Transfer to Nuweberg.
Luggage to Wildekrans Country House.
Walk through vineyards and fynbos along the foot of the Groenlandberg.
Picnic lunch on Oak Valley Wine Estate
Continue to Paul Cluver Wine Estate
Wine tasting.
Transfer to Wildekrans Country House, Houw Hoek Village.
Dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Walk the Houw Hoek Trail (11km / 4 - 5 hours / 3 lod*)

Departure from Wildekrans Country House after breakfast.
Walk above Houw Hoek, taking in views of the wheat fields of the Overberg and Walker Bay.
Lunch under trees at Wildekrans Country House
Afternoon at leisure, explore the art and gardens of Wildekrans Country House.
Wine tasting, dinner and overnight at Wildekrans Country House.

Day 4: Leopard & Ox Wagon Route (11km / 4 to 5 hours / 3 lod*)

Breakfast at Wildekrans Country House.
Head towards Bot River through Biosphere fynbos
Rest stop at Stony Beach and ledge rock.
Climb up Pincushion Ridge and discover Hawston View.
Walk into Bot River and experience Beaumont Wines and lunch in Bot River village
Transfer to Porcupine Hills and collect your car.

FOUR DAYS OF LUXURY SLACKPACKING