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Olifants trail question

Unread postby yaninaz » Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:32 pm

Hi
We have booked the Olifants trail in June.
What time should we expect to be back in Camp on the last morning?

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Re: Olifants trail question

Unread postby ndloti » Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:00 pm

Around 9 am.
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Olifants Wilderness Trail

Unread postby redwingstarling » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:39 am

We have booked to do the Olifants Wilderness Trail next year (not the backpack but the one where you stay in a bush camp and walk each day). Has anyone done it recently and how does it look after the January 18 flood? I would be keen to get some feedback.

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Re: Olifants Wilderness Trail

Unread postby Elsa » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:29 am

Hi there Redwingstarling and a warm welcome!

Great that you have booked such a great activity, sure you are going to have a wonderful experience. :thumbs_up:

also a good Topic Here
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Olifants River Backpack Trail

Unread postby Freetolive » Tue Jun 02, 2015 3:50 pm

Good Day all,

Will be doing the Olifants Backpack Trail in October 2015,could you please advise on the rucksack size required,I was thinking 55 to 65l ?

Thank guys!

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Re: Olifants River Backpack Trail

Unread postby ecojunkie » Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:59 pm

That size should be fine. Just be sure to only pack the bare minimum as the trail is a tough one and you will not want to carry any extra weight!

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Re: Olifants River Backpack Trail

Unread postby Freetolive » Wed Jun 03, 2015 11:14 am

Thank you very much,can't wait for 7 October!!!


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