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MAGALIESBERG KLOOFING

Hartbeespoortdam

Activity Description

Join us for a day of fun and excitement as we walk up the mountain slopes and then scramble down into a pristine gorge and follow it down stream.

We meet at the parking area at 08h30 and complete final administration and kit issue before starting the walk up the slopes of the mountain, which takes about an hour – then the uphill is over!

We scramble down a gully into the 60m deep gorge (that’s more than 15 stories!) and follow the river down the gorge, walking, rock hopping, wading, swimming, jumping and abseiling along the way to make our way to the exit point. Along the way we’ll stop for a lunch break (normally quite early) and with a bit of luck we’re back at the cars around 15h30 – in time for a leisurely drive back home.

Arrangements

Duration6 hours 30 minutes
WhenAny time except for the first weekend of the month, provided that permits are still available. Prior booking is essential! We need at least one full working day of notice in order to secure permits! The sooner in advance you book and pay your deposit, the more likely it is that we will get permits. If you want a mid-week slot then email or phone and we'll open one up for you.
WhereMagaliesberg canopy tour parking area
WeatherThe biggest danger in canyoneering (kloofing) is flash flood. We cannot run the trip during heavy rains or when heavy rain is forecast. Other than that we can run the trip at any time,
What to WearShoes good for hiking as well as swimming (eg: trainers) Sun hat Shorts T-shirt or golf shirt
Things to BringWater bottle (at least 1 litre), Lunch, Sun hat, Sun block, Critical personal medications, Small backpack. Feel free to bring a wetsuit if you get cold easily. Assume that everything that you take with you WILL get wet. Bring a dry change of clothes to leave in the car for when you get back.
Guests or Spectators

Requirements

Minimum Age12 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelAverage
QualificationsNo Certification Required
Maximum Weight120.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsPermits, guides fees, safety equipment
ExclusionsTravel to and from the start point, lunch and snacks

Notes

Please inform us beforehand if you are not a confident swimmer so that we can provide you with a life jacket. There are 4 compulsory swims, the longest of which is 20m.

Customer Reviews

A truly amazing experience! Rob was fantastic in sharing his knowledge and ensuring that the trip was carried out in a safe and pleasurable manner. The cost is completely reasonable and I will most definately be back soon! - Calvin Seager


Very enjoyable. Guide was friendly and patient as well as knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend it - Robyn Hunter


Really enjoyed the experience! Felt save and secure with our team leader. Regards! - RIKUS DU PLESSIS


I thoroughly enjoyed Magalies Kloofing. The experience of hiking outdoors, abseiling down cliffs and swimming through streams of fresh water is one that I will not soon forget. I definately recommend it for all nature lovers. Rob, our guide was very knowledgeable as well and took good care of us. All in all we had a great time. - Tsepo Matli


Was amazing! And so much fun!! We can't wait to do the next one. You guys were awesome Thank you - Lorraine Roseler




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