Tugela Falls/Chain ladder Overnight Hike
Sat Apr 27, 10:00 - Sun Apr 28, 14:00
Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge
The worlds tallest waterfalll!!!! Do we need to say more???
An incredible overnight hike to Tugela Falls in the Drakensberg Mountains. Tugela Falls -also known as the Amphitheatre/Sentinel Peak- Hike is one of South Africa’s most popular hikes. And for a good reason. Tugela Falls is regarded as the longest multiple drop waterfall in the world with a total drop of 983 meters.
You will be spending the night sleeping near the top of the waterfall with the best views in thr world!
The Drakensberg Escarpment extends for over 200kms with an average drop of 1000m throughout.
Details of the event:
Date: 27-28 April 2024
Meeting Place: Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge
Distance of the hike: Appr. 12km
Duration of the hike: Appr 4 hours up and appr. 3 hours down
Cost (self drive): R1999pp OR R3499 per couple
Incl. transport (pick up Durban North OR North Beach-only 3 spots available) R2999pp
Accommodation: Wild camping
What is included:
-2x Professional guides
-1x breakfast & 1x dinner (simple meal)
-Coffee/tea in the morning
-Assistance with setting up your tent
What is excluded:
-Camping gear (available at an additional cost)
-70 rand entry fee into nature reserve (payable at the gate)
ONLY 10 SPOTS AVAILABLE!
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS HIKE IS NOT SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS/CASUAL HIKERS DUE TO THE ELEVATION GAIN, ALTITUDE PLUS YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO CARRY YOUR OWN OVERNIGHT BACKPACK!
It is highly recommended that you do at least 3 training hikes with your full backpack before this event!
What to bring:
-Your tent (lightweight),
-Sleeping bag (0 degree rating recommended)
-Inflatable pillow (or use your jacket)
-Insulated sleeping mat
-Lightweight shoes (to walk around)
-Lunch for both days
For the hike:
-Hiking boots (waterproof if possible)
-Extra set of clothes (for the next day or in case of rain)
Bookings STRICTLY via Quicket.
Please note that this event is going ahead whether it rains or shines and will only be cancelled/postponed under extreme conditions (extreme heat/cold, hail or heavy rain). Bring a rain coat. a little bit of rain wont hurt anyone! and the bugs will stay away. ;-)
Please also note that we need min 10 confirmed bookings to go ahead with this event.. If quota is not met, event will be cancelled and refund will be processed.
NO CREDIT OR REFUND IF YOU ARE A 'NO SHOW'!
looking forward to see you there!
Grading Of Hikes:
Grade 1 Easy. Minimal fitness required
Grade 2 Not too strenuous. Moderate fitness
Grade 3 Moderate. Physical fitness advisable
Grade 4 Strenuous. Physical fitness essential
Grade 5 Very strenuous - high level of physical fitness essential