The Trail

The farm Mosslands is situated on the N2, 108kmĀ from Port Elizabeth and 18km from Grahamstown, in the Eastern Cape. The tranquility and beauty of the Kariega and Assegaai River valleys makes the hiking trail a must for nature lovers who need to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The full trail is of medium difficulty and is designed to be completed over two days. Over night accommodation is provided in farm cottages and cabins along the route. Should you prefer a shorter walking experience- Day hikes as well as custom packages can be arranged.

Rich in abundance of birds such as African Crowned Eagles, Knysna Turacos (Louries), six Weaver species, Knysna and Olive Woodpeckers, this trail is a for birders. It meanders through bush, along river banks, and under a natural canopy of Euphorbia, Yellow Wood, Milkwood and Sneezewood trees. Antelope such as Bush-buck, Mountain Reedbuck, Blue and Common Duiker, Grysbok, Waterbuck and Kudu are abundant on the farm and are spotted along the way