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Absolutely fantastic experience

Our family decided to head to the Western Cape for an active vacation -- the Green Mountain Trail... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nona J
Fabulous Walking Trail

What a wonderful experience. This was an incredible slackpacking trail organised by Alison and her... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
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The Green Mountain Trail is a four day hiking trail around the Green Mountain in the Overberg region of the Western Cape.Traversing a tapestry of fynbos and fruit farms this slackpack trail offers fine food and comfortable overnights in the Cape...more
Houw Hoek Village, Elgin, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family decided to head to the Western Cape for an active vacation -- the Green Mountain Trail was a perfect challenge for every member of our family. The landscape is stunning, but what really made the trip wonderful was our guide, Jeff. His knowledge...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

What a wonderful experience. This was an incredible slackpacking trail organised by Alison and her team. From the moment we arrived at Wildekrans Country House to the minute we left the guesthouse we were treated as friends. We joined a group of like-minded people and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Great experience, guides were absolutely top notch and both very knowledgeable which made the fantastic flora even more enjoyable. Jeff displayed an unexpected talent for storytelling and singing. Most enjoyable! If you are reasonably fit do it while you can.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

The Green Mt Trail was a wonderful experience, so much more than I had anticipated. Warm hospitality and charming accommodation from Alison at Wildekrans. Our hiking guides Jeff and Patrick were amazing! Wide knowledge about the history and plants, and great patience with our questions....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janet K
Reviewed September 29, 2018

The outstanding reviews I'd read about the Green Mountain Trail were accurate to describe this unforgettable experience! Alison, your attention to detail is remarkable! What a blessing to enjoy so much beauty with such fun loving company & with all decisions & planning being done...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

This was a tough trail as the distances on the first 2 days are long. Nevertheless, our group absolutely loved it. The beautiful scenery and diversity is something we will never forget. Jeffrey, our leading guide had incredible knowledge of the flora and history of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

The Green Mountain trail is full of wonderful surprises. Besides the stunning scenery, our group of 7 hikers fell in love with the accommodation and delicious food. An added bonus was the wine and champagne tasting and learning about the Bot River and Elgin Valley...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JulesCT
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Thank you Alison for organizing an amazing 4 days in the Grabouw area for our group of 7 lady hikers. We learnt so much about the area from plants to the history of trekking over Houw Hoek Pass, as well as the amazing Black Eagle....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendy B
Reviewed August 12, 2018

What a lovely experience to hike through the beautiful mountains for four days! But added to that, the guide, the food, the organisation, the wine was excellent. Thanks to the friendly staff for anticipating our every need. The organisation of the entire experience was brilliant....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marleen C
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Have just spent 4 of the most memorable days with a bunch of girlfriends hiking through the mountains. From the comfortable accommodation to the delicious meals and the incredibly passionate and knowledgeable guides this hiking tour was first class from the first to the last...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Shelley D
September 8, 2016|
Response from Wildekrans_12 | Property representative |
Dear Shelly Thank you for your enquiry to walk the Green Mountain Trail. “Winning consistently excellent reviews on Tripadvisor the Green Mountain Trail is a luxurious four day “slackpacking” trail through otherwise... More