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Mountain View Trails

Located in Western Cape



Wonderful slackpacking experienc,e where you enjoy; nature, good food and wine in style.

Mountain View Trails
Meander from coastal flower plains to verdant mountain tops in the wondrous Western Cape
Cost: R6000 p/p sharing
Indulge in a 6-day, 5-night slackpacking experience that hits all the scenic high notes in the gorgeous Western Cape, at a comfortable pace. With its base at Bergsicht Town Cottages in the heart of historic Tulbagh, this meandering journey takes hikers to some of the most highly-regarded walking routes throughout the province, one day at a time.
This includes a 14km route through Langebaan National Park at the pinnacle of wildflower season, as well as a 10km route in the fynbos-rich mountains of Tulbagh. Not to mention a stunning 5km hike in the Ceres mountains and an excursion to Waterval Nature Reserve. In between all of this gentle hiking in awe-inspiring surroundings, your hosts will introduce you to some of the region’s most popular wineries and their exceptional vintages.
The rate of the tour includes all accommodation, meals, park fees, transport to and from the hiking locations, as well as the services of a highly trained guide who will share interesting insights into the different regions you explore, as well as its spectacular natural riches.
For more information or reservations, contact Estelle Hauptfleisch on:
‪+27(0) 83 253 8770‬

Our giveaway to helping to promote South Africa as a tourist destination

You can win:
We are giving away a free tour for one lucky winner. This includes: -Transport from airport – Luxury accommodation 6 days, 5 nights. -3xmeals per day with beverages -Hiking pass -Guide -Wine and dine day, with olive tasting. -Scenic tractor ride up the Obiqua mountain, with wine and picnic. -Dinner at Waverley hills (organic wine farm near Ceres.) This price is valid for 2023.

Additionally you are automatically entered into the competition to win the great South Africa adventure holiday worth more than R150 000.

Value of Mountain View Trails prize
Closing date of competition:

18:00 on 30.10.2022

Price is valid for 2023. Mountain View Trails will be in contact with the winner for further information.

We have been able to offer this giveaway through a collaboration with our wide network of travel and tourism partners. Thank you to everyone who has sponsored this incredible adventure holiday giveaway for 2 persons valued at over R150 000!! But there is even more. There is also a bonus prize of a 4k Olfi action camera up for grabs.

Our mission is to create  tourism awareness in South Africa and heightened attention for the upcoming tourism month of September. Its all about getting more locals and returning South Africans,  travelling this wonderful country of ours. If we can encourage international tourists too even better.

The great South Africa adventure holiday worth R150000 unpacked

Giants Castle Slack Packing Trail

Slackpacking – Explore the Drakensberg foothills without the burden of a backpack walking from lodge to lodge, having your luggage transported for you and looking forward to excellent 3 course meals.

Experience the St Lucia estuary from St Lucia Eco Lodge for 2 nights including breakfast and dinner as well as a game drive and boat safari. This lodge is an ideal point from which to explore South Africa’s first World Heritage Site, the iSimangaliso Wetland Park.

Karkloof Canopy Tour

The Karkloof Canopy Tour consists of 12 platforms and 10 zip-line slides, the longest of which is 200m! Feel like Tarzan as you zip safely from platform to platform with a yodel to wake the squirrels.

Stay another night at Antbear Lodge after you have completed the slack packing trail in a Mountain View site including dinner and breakfast. Take in a cultural storytelling experience in  our star gazing hammock camp

Hot Air Ballooning

Hot Air Ballooning is a gentle experience that is suitable for all. Imagine drifting at a leisurely pace across the magnificent Drakensberg 

Via Faretta Drakensberg

For those that enjoy walking or hiking through our beautiful countryside we invite you to enjoy a mountain climbing route that has aids such as ladders, steps and cable.

Ardmore Guest Farm

Stay 3 nights at Ardmore Guest Farm  including dinner and breakfast. You will want the extra time here to experience Scootours downhill scooters and the Via Feratta rock climbing trail. Dont forget one of the mornings will be and early start to float away in a hot air balloon Value 

Sootours downhill scooters

Feel the thrill as you negotiate a downhill mountain experience in the Central Drakensberg. Scooters are non-motorized making this Eco-friendly. 

Tree Tree Hill Lodge

Stay 2 nights at Three Tree Hill Lodge  including dinner and breakfast. The old-world charm of this upmarket lodge with its large verandahs creates an ideal environment in which to wind down and enjoy nature. Included is a game walk and if you can also consider to take part in a guided battlefield tour.

Granny Mouse

2 Nights relaxing in the Kwazulu Natal Midlands at Granny Mouse Country House and Spa. Explore the Midlands Meander and relax with  the very best in opulent accommodation coupled with old-world charm and service, embedded into the ethos and foundations of this historic hotel.

safari at Bonamznzi

Enter the rough terrain of Bonamanzi in Northern KZN. Its home to the big 4 and with its wide expanses of bush, makes game viewing the best in the country. 2 Nights in a treehouse with dinner, bed and breakfast including a game drive


2 nights  at the five star  Fugitives Drift Lodge. Take part in Fugitives’ Drift’s awe-inspiring battlefield tours, which bring the battles of Rorke’s Drift and Isandlwana to life, leaving one with a deep and tangible insight into some of the most moving of South Africa’s battlefields.


Stay 2 nights at Leopard Mountain Lodge  including dinner and breakfast. Witness endless sunsets melting their final rays into the horizon, the smell of fresh rainfall over Africa’s plains and a feeling of peace and tranquillity as your African dream unfolds into a truly memorable reality.


2 Nights relaxing in at Makakatana  Game Lodge within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Experience this magnificent area from the comfort of our spacious rooms, set on raised decks within the wilderness of the game park. iSimangaliso Wetland Park is home to vibrant wildlife in the game reserve, within Lake St. Lucia’s estuary and the glorious coastal beaches on the eastern shores of the park.


Imagine a place where time stands still, where the gentle breeze rustles through the Red Ivory trees, the sun drops slowly beyond the horizon, turning the sky pink and cueing the lion’s call. Now stop imagining and experience all of this for2 nights including dinner and breakfast from the sanctuary of your very own private balcony at Sungulwane Private Game Lodge.

Mlendeni Sitole will tell you his African village stories of the night skies. He has built a star gazing hammock camp for you to relax and observe the heavens and listen to the night sounds. He makes you feel like you have never seen the night sky before when you go stargazing with him in the Drakensberg.

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Number of competition entries so far: 1

Ziphezintle Mbele – 29.07.2022
I literally love so much about you guys I mean you know how to choose places,view yoooo I mean everything single thing & that makes me more curious about this place. This is one of places one day I would love to spend time on it.