Hiking trails in Cradock
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Last Updated: February 2019

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  • Longitude: 25.642575
  • Latitude: -32.172587
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About Hiking trails in Cradock

Short hiking trails in and around Cradock are: 

Eerstekrans See attached document.

On this walk expect picturesque views of the Fish River Valley, surrounding fields, hill and vales. Some Cradock landmarks such as the Dutch Reformed Mother Church, Buffelskop, Saltpeterskop, Oukop, Marlow High School and golf course can also be seen. 

There is no admission charged to hikers and no permit is required. The area is accessible for 24 hours day. Wear Comfortable walking shoes, water, sunscreen, hat a camera and binoculars.

The Shreiner Sarcophagus

Olive Schreiner was buried on Buffelskop together with the bodies of her child and their much loved fox terrier, Nita. Arrangements for visits can be made at the Schreiner House. The climb is only recommended for those who are reasonably fit. Contact Dirkie 082 550 4499.

Morning walks in the Mountain Zebra Park.

There are two short walking trails within the fenced Restcamp that can be self-hiked. The Black Eagle Trail (2.5km) is a more challenging climb to the top of the rocky outcrop with spectacular views over the Park while the Imbila Trail (1km) is an easy, flat trail.

Tracking wild cheetah in the company of a qualified and knowledgeable guide. A golden opportunity to observe these animals in the wild. See www.sanparks.org/parks/mountain_zebra/tourism/activities.php

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