Otter Trail Full Hike

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Otter Trail Full Hike is a 35.7 kilometer moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Kou-Kamma NU, Eastern Cape, South Africa that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as moderate offers a number of activity options.

DISTANCE
35.7 km
ELEVATION GAIN
1,575 m
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

beach

views

General Information Due to the physical demands of the Otter Trail, the following age restrictions are in place: Minimum age 12 years; maximum age 65 years. Check in: Allow some time to weigh your bag and watch the 20 minute Otter Trail DVD at the Otter Room next to the Storms River Reception building. The Otter Trail DVD provides a brief outline of changes recently made to the trail. Check out: Compulsory check out at De Vasselot Rest Camp where Otter Trail certificates will be issued. Distances and Durations The trail is 5 days and 4 nights. The following distances and durations are as follows: Day 1 = 4.8km (± 2 hours) Day 2 = 7.9km (± 4 hours) Day 3 = 7.7km (± 4 hours) Day 4 = 13.8km (± 6 hours) Day 5 = 10.8km (± 5 hours) Total Distance = 45km There are two huts and a single toilet at each overnight stop. Each of the two huts contains 6 beds with mattresses – hikers must provide their own blankets/pillows/sleeping bags etc. Rubbish bins are provided at each of the overnight stops. Field rangers remove the rubbish regularly. There are benches present. Please only use biodegradable soaps on the trail. Hikers are not permitted to remove mattresses from the huts.