Flower Hunt Hiking Trail

Namaqua Coastal Expeditions, Kleinzee, Namaqualand, Northern Cape

Arrival at Jakkalswater Guest Farm.  Jakkalswater Guest farm is a nature orientated guest farm, about 13km outside Springbok (on the Nababeep road) and about 6km from the N7 highway off ramp, in the heart of Namaqualand in the Northern Cape.
 
It is situated in the foothills of the granite heads of the Kamiesberg, where quiver trees lookout across the valley and Klipspringers roam.  Jakkalswater is entirely “off the grid” and green.
 
  • Arrive at the Jakkalswater Guestfarm at around 14h00.
  • Set up camp for the next few days.
  • 18h00 dinner at the campsite
  • Briefing for the entire hike.
  • Hikers can provide their own tents, sleeping bags and(we will provide the rest).
 
The Itinerary:
 
Day 1:
  • 08h00 :Breakfast
  • 09h00 :Depart on our 1st day hike into the flower town of Nababeep.
  • Visit the Glory hole , and return via the Namaqua Rocky outcrops to the Guestfarm
  • 12-16km.
  • 18h00: Dinner
 
Day 2:
  • 08h00: Breakfast
  • 09h00: Depart towards Okiep into the mountains.The best flower sightings, with the old OCC road.
  • Do a 14km hike during the day and look out for the Klipbok in the mountain range of the copper mountains.
  • 18h00: Dinner
 
Day 3:
  • 08h00: Breakfast
  • 09h00: Depart into the Modderfontein direction, for a full day out in the veld.
  • Rock formations, flowers, and natural springs with active birdlife.
  • 12 – 16 km’s.
  • 18h00 : Dinner
 
Day 4:
  • 07h00: Set the camp down.
  • 08h00: Breakfast
  • 09h00: Depart from jakkalswater
  • 12h00: Do a short hike through the Accacia forrest, just outside of Komaggas
  • 16h00 :Arrive at Houthoop and set up the camp.
  • 18h00 : Dinner
 
Day 5:
  • 08h00: Breakfast
  • 09h00: Depart to the coastal town of Kleinzee. Do a 16 km hike and visit the Kleinzee museum,Diamond mining history, and local folklore.
  • 16h00: drive back to the Houthoop and enjoy local hospitality , and dinner at the Houthoop.
  • Recapp of the flower hunt , around a warm fire.
 
Day 6:
  • 08h00: breakfast
  • 11h00: All depart from the Houthoop back to their next destination.
  • BON VOYAGE!!!
 
Camping Facilities at Jakkalswater:

Each camp has its own braai area, tap and canopy, with every 2 campsites sharing ambitious amenities. Here are also 4 log cabins, equipped and each with their own bathroom.
 
Dates:
2022 Dates to be announced
 

Rates:
 
  • R3700.00 pp

Includes:
  • Camping, breakfast, and dinner is included.

Admin Fee:
  • R55.00 once of per reservation.

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