Escarpement Escape (Slackpacking) Trip

Join us for a value for money escape from the crowds at Verlorenkloof Estate, nestled away in between the Highveld and the Lowveld, against the sandstone cliffs of the Steenkampsberge.


Monday – Depart from Pretoria at 07:30, taking the scenic route, via Roosenekal and Tonteldoos, stopping for brunch in Dullstroom, before dropping down the escarpment to arrive around 14:00 at Verlorenkloof, and settle in for the afternoon. A short hike up to one of the waterfalls is optional.

Tuesday: Early morning starts with coffee and rusks followed by a light breakfast. Then we depart for a day hike of approximately 15km, with a few strenuous climbs, going up the kloof, past lost stone falls, ascending via Paul’s Truimph to the summit of Fernkloof. We will enjoy lunch at the old overnight hut, before trekking across the Platue, and then descending Robins Kloof, as we make our way back to Verlorenkloof, Stopping for a swim in the rock pools if weather allows, before returning to the Croft to enjoy a braai and relaxing around the fire.

Wednesday: today you can lie in a little, we will enjoy a breakfast spread around 9:00, before packing up to head home, stopping in Dullstroom for some shopping, returning to Pretoria around 15:00 on Wednesday afternoon.

Cost: R1350.00pp and includes return transfer from Pretoria, all meals and refreshments and guides fees. Adventure Logisitcs will see to all permits required for travel across the provincial borders. Strictly limited to 6 persons.