Drakensberg Slackpacking

The mystical ‘Berg’ is a place that you need to tick off your hiking list.

The uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park offers a wide variety of hikes. Many are well suited to slackpackers.

Slackpacking is a no mess, no fuss version of hiking. It is suited to the kind of person that loves to spend time in the great outdoors, but does not like to haul heavy packs or deal with the rigmarole of camping.

On a slackpacking trail you will experience the same beautiful scenery, but at the end of…

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Slackpacking in Drakensberg
Slackpacking in Drakensberg

The mystical ‘Berg’ is a place that you need to tick off your hiking list.

The uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park offers a wide variety of hikes. Many are well suited to slackpackers.

Slackpacking is a no mess, no fuss version of hiking. It is suited to the kind of person that loves to spend time in the great outdoors, but does not like to haul heavy packs or deal with the rigmarole of camping.

On a slackpacking trail you will experience the same beautiful scenery, but at the end of the day you will enjoy some of the finer things in life. A comfy bed, a glass of red wine, tasty food are all waiting at the end of the trail. No wonder that slackpacking is so popular!

Slackpacking in Drakensberg Operators

Drakensberg | Slackpacking - Drakensberg Hikes - Slackpacking

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life when you go hiking with a few close friends and family in an area of unspoilt beauty in the Drakensberg. Our guided Drakensberg hikes explore the lower 'Berg or we can venture up to the summits of high-altitude peaks. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for both its natural and cultural wonders, Drakensberg mountains are a geological treat with and of...

Drakensberg | Slackpacking - Giants Castle Slackpacking Trail

Giants Castle Slackpacking Trail, Drakensberg. Take a 3-night, luxury trail, through the foothills of Giants Castle and Zulu Waters Private Game Reserve. Accommodation is in lodges. Luggage is transported and the trail is fully catered. Day 1: Antbear Lodge is all about sustainability — you will even find homemade cheese. The trail starts heading up to the top of the mountain, with views the...

Free State|Drakensberg | Slackpacking - Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge - Slackpacking

Slackpacking from Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge provides hikers an ideal opportunity to explore the iconic trails of the Northern Drakensberg, without the drama of heavy packs and camping in temperamental mountain weather. One of the other advantages of using Witsieshoek as a ‘base camp’ is that the daily routing can be chosen based on the weather the mountains provide at the time of your some...