Slackpacking Elgin Valley

Slackpacking frees hikers from the burden of carrying hefty backpacks and treats you to comfortable overnight accommodation and wholesome meals. In the Elgin Valley, the four-day Green Mountain Trail is a slackpacker's dream hike.

The 60-kilometre trail, which is split into 11 to 18-kilometre daily walking distances, meanders around the Groenlandberg, which is part of the spectacular Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. Each day, bags are transported to the end of the stage where four-star…

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Slackpacking Elgin Valley
Slackpacking Elgin Valley

Slackpacking frees hikers from the burden of carrying hefty backpacks and treats you to comfortable overnight accommodation and wholesome meals. In the Elgin Valley, the four-day Green Mountain Trail is a slackpacker's dream hike.

The 60-kilometre trail, which is split into 11 to 18-kilometre daily walking distances, meanders around the Groenlandberg, which is part of the spectacular Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. Each day, bags are transported to the end of the stage where four-star country guesthouses, with hot showers, delicious meals and comfortable beds, welcomes the hiking group.

Slackpacking combines the wonderful experience of a multi-day hike, without the discomfort of a heavy backpack and camping rough, with guesthouse luxuries. Slackpacking is family friends and great for groups of friends to do together. 

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Green Mountain Trail - Slackpacking - Overberg

Slackpacking, a manner of hiking where your bags are transported ahead each day to comfortable, catered overnight accommodation, opens up the activity of hiking to a wider audience. It enables opportunities for generations in families, like adult children with not-so-young-anymore parents, to enjoy walking through areas like the Groenlandberg of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve together. The is a...