Blue Mountain Trail

About the trail

Blue Mountain Trail

Three days of slackpacking

The Blue Mountain Trail is a three day “slackpacking” trail around the south side of the Elgin Valley.

Included are farm stays, delicious country food, wine tastings, and a fynbos guide. The trail is 50km in total and winds through wilderness, forests, fruit farms, and fynbos. The trail is rated three to four level of difficulty by Fiona Macintosh Slackpacking SA.

The Blue Mountain Trail starts with check in on a Monday afternoon between 16h00 and 17h00 and check out on a Thursday after lunch. As this is a working farm experience we walk on week days so that hikers get the full experience of the trail.


The rate is R12 450 including VAT per person sharing. A single supplement (currently R1 540 per day) is applied for single bookings. These rates apply until 1 August 2024.

Our rate includes Cape Floral Kingdom knowledgeable guides, farm stays, all meals country style, snacks while walking, personalized wine tastings, a community walking stick and VAT.

Itinerary & Map
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What people say about the Blue Mountain Trail

Blue Mountain Trail bliss!

An absolutely blissful 3 days of walking while being so well taken care of by our Guides and the staff back at home base. The trail is manageable and each day leaves you feeling challenged, refreshed and ready for a good rest. The personalised wine tastings and amazing food each day made it a truly memorable and highly enjoyable experience overall. Thank you to Alison and the entire Blue Mountain Trail team for a great 3 day break from the grind. Soul and body restored.

Lynda C
Oct 2022
Nothing short of fabulous!

Fantastic experience which exceeded my expectations. I loved everything about this trip. The hikes were challenging enough that I had adequate exercise. The area we hiked in was magnificent. And adding wine tasting at fabulous, different wine estates and wonderful meals to each day made it absolute perfection.
I can highly recommend this trip.

Mar 2022
3-day guided trail

This is an exceptional 3-day guided trail that leads you through abundant fynbos slopes where the colours dazzles, to a magnificent view point that gives a “blue” panorama from Betty’s Bay to Walker Bay in the distance. At other times of year, a blue floral species gives the name to the route.Guides Geoffrey and Patrick ensured our levels of comfort and safety along the walk ; breakfast / lunch stops are exceptionally well thought out, and your base at Wildekrans Country House offers all the charm and comfort of a home away from home! Delicious food and wine tastings are included, as well as transfers to starting and ending points.

October 2019

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Whether you are looking to hook up with another group to take one of our lovey hikes or just looking for a relaxing getaway, Green Mountain can cater to your every need. Click the button below to make a booking.

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