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Magoebaskloof Hiking Trail

Apr 29, 2022

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Magoebaskloof Hiking Trail

We aim to provide a gay, lesbian and straight-friendly hiking environment for anyone and everyone to enjoy the beautiful outdoors in the company of like-minded friends.

Magoebaskloof Hiking Trail

Apr 29, 2022

(29 April): Arrive & park/stay at Woodbush Hut

All the huts are simple, with a lapa/braai area, flush toilets, cold-water showers and no electricity.


Day 1 (30 April) Depart Woodbush Hut to Waterfall Hut (13.8km)

This is a great day to get into the trail. You are immediately transported from the hustle & bustle of everyday life into the magical wonder of the indigenous forests. The day takes you through many crystal-clear streams and some pine plantation, before arriving at a picturesque Dam which you then walk around to get to Waterfall Hut – aptly named because of the beautiful waterfall right by the hut ­- a perfect place for a well-earned cup of coffee at the end of a great first day!

Waterfall Hut not only has the waterfall right by it, but also overlooks the dam you just walked around and is a wonderful viewpoint to overlook throughout the evening.


Day 2: Depart Waterfall hut to Dokolewa hut (10.5 km)

There are a few rock pools along the way where you can swim to cool off. You eventually arrive at a wooden bridge taking you directly to Dokolewa Hut which once again is positioned amongst the beauty of this incredible trail – right in front of a cascading waterfall and a beautiful pool of water where one can swim and bath.


Day 3: Depart Dokolewa hut back to Woodbush hut (10.5 km)



If you would like to join us, please contact Hantie Jansen van Vuuren on 083 656 5783. Space is quite limited, so don’t wait too long.




Contact Hantie Jansen van Vuuren on hjvanvuuren@omnia.co.za or 0836565783 for more information about the event.

Magoebaskloof Hiking Trail lies in the incredible Magoebaskloof forest near the small town of Hanaertsburg on the way to Tzaneen in Limpopo. It is a magical gem full of indigenous forest, pine plantation, crystal clear streams and waterfalls. This trail is an absolute-must do for any hiking enthusiast. It has some of the most beautiful indigenous forest in the country and is a perfect hike in summer with all its magnificent streams and waterfalls. However, due to its usually dry winter, it is also a great option all year round.


Good hiking shoes, hat, sun block, at least 2lt of water, snacks


Apr 29, 2022


Magoebaskloof Hiking Trail

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R500.00 per person

Includes R10 club fee



Moderate to difficult

40 km in total

GPS Coordinates

-23.84240, 29.98746

Please Note

We suggest taking directions as well as the GPS coordinates, as Google Maps/Garmin might lead you astray.

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From Midrand:

Get on Ben Schoeman Fwy/Pretoria Main Rd/N1

  • Use the left 3 lanes to exit 124 to merge onto N1 towards Pretoria/Polokwane (10.8 km)

Continue on R71 to your destination (80.4 km)

  • Keep right to continue on N1/R71 (6.5 km)
  • Keep right (1.1 km)
  • Merge onto N1/R71 (5.2 km)
  • Take the exit towards Grobler St (350 m)
  • Turn right onto Grobler St (850 m)
  • Continue onto R71 (600 m)
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on R71 (15.0 km)
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on R71 (46.6 km)
  • Turn left (650 m)
  • Turn right (1.7 km)
  • Turn right (1.6 km)

You have reached your destination at Woodbush Hut


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