Free State Slackpacking

The Free State is a Slackpackers dream!

The foothills of the Drakensberg and Maluti Mountains raise the terrain to over 2,000 meters creating an outdoor paradise for a Slackpacking Adventure.

Take in the spectacular scenery of the Amphitheatre where you ascend via chain ladders and stop to take in magnificent Tugela Falls. Or pick some of the other amazing routes – all accessible from your lodge which means no dragging a heavy backpack along! Return to a heaty meal and a warm…

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Slackpacking in Free State
Slackpacking in Free State

The Free State is a Slackpackers dream!

The foothills of the Drakensberg and Maluti Mountains raise the terrain to over 2,000 meters creating an outdoor paradise for a Slackpacking Adventure.

Take in the spectacular scenery of the Amphitheatre where you ascend via chain ladders and stop to take in magnificent Tugela Falls. Or pick some of the other amazing routes – all accessible from your lodge which means no dragging a heavy backpack along! Return to a heaty meal and a warm comfy bed – there’s no better way to spend the day than on a Slackpacking Adventure in the Free State!

Slackpacking in Free State Operators

Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge - Slackpacking - Free State|Drakensberg

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...