PRACTICE WALK 5: 22 JAN 2023 - GROTTO (6KM / 12KM /20KM)

Sun Jan 22, 07:00 - Sun Jan 22, 14:00
Grotto Beach, Hermanus



This is the official practice walk for all walkers registered to walk the official Walks in March & April 2023. 
  • Route: Leave from Grotto Beach, Hermanus; walk towards De Kelders, Cape Nature Reserve, along Walker Bay beach; turn at 3km to complete 6km; OR walk further (to Sopie's Klip) to complete 12km; OR walk another 10km to turn back and complete 20km.
  • Distance: 6km | 12km | 20km
  • Time: 5-6 hours
  • Terrain: Sandy beach
  • Rest stops: Sopie's Klip (& @10km)
  • Meeting point: Grotto beach parking lot (to register) |
  • Time: Registration from 6:30am Starting @ 07:00

*Please note that the tide table has been taken into consideration to determine the date of this walk (Low tide: 09:45)

The Official Practice Walk is hosted as a fundraising opportunity for the Beneficiary for 2023, as voted for by all the registered L2L walkers. The event is advertised in local media who encourage the local community to come and support this initiative.

A few things to remember:

  • This is a full day hike - please bring along your own water (3L), snacks and lunch
  • There is no fresh water along the route
  • Ensure you are protected against sunburn
  • Wear your comfortable hiking shoes - gaiters are recommended (protects against sand in shoes)
  • In your backpack you might also bring a rain jacket / poncho / small first aid kit / sun hat / costume / small towel / toilet paper or tissues / bags for rubbish
  • Practise with a 'loaded' backpack - as you will be wearing it for 4 days for 100km

Additional information

Age restriction Family friendly
Refund policy No refunds


PRACTICE WALK 5: 22 JAN 2023 - GROTTO (6KM / 12KM /20KM)
Grotto Beach, Hermanus
Grotto Beach (Blue Flag), Grotto St, Hermanus, 7200
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