April 21, 2019
9:00 am / 4:00 pm
The Oystercatcher Trail is truly a wonderful experience.
Hike along the beautiful Southern Cape coastline, while your guide explains the amazing Fauna, Flora and Marine life to you. You will also have the opportunity to come in close contact with the creatures and other life forms of the area.
This day hike will start at the small coastal town, Boggoms Bay and continue along the beach, rocky shores and Fynbos tracks to Kanon.
We will be doing a beach clean up on the trail.
COST: Free (budget R60 pp for transport back to your cars at the end of the hike).
BRING: Swimming or place to swim – bring swimming kit, Binoculars recommended, Bring your own lunch, Wear sturdy shoes, Coastal Scenery, Rock pools, Cultural and Historic Interest, Marine and Coastal Interest, Wildlife and Birding Interest, Flowers and Botanical Interest, Beach Walking, Bring your own first aid kit
TRANSPORT: The transport back from Kanon (ending point of trail)to Boggoms Bay (starting point of trail) will be R60 p.p. People coming to do their hike can leave their cars at the Sandpiper Leisure Centre in Boggoms Bay. It is safe.
EXTRA NOTES: Moderate – Varying landscape with more challenging slopes. Steps to be expected. Suitable for keen walkers and anyone who is reasonably active. Family Friendly, Coastal Scenery, Rock pools, Cultural and Historic Interest, Marine and Coastal Interest, Wildlife and Birding Interest, Flowers and Botanical Interest, Beach Walking.
DIRECTIONS TO SANDPIPER LEISURE CENTRE IN BOGGOMSBAAI:
From Cape Town, it is 35 km’s past Albertinia on the N2.
From George, it is 15 km’s past Mossel Bay in the direction to Albertinia on the N2.
Turn off at the large BOGGOMSBAAI sign on the N2.
After turning off, travel for 11 km’s on the side road and turn left at the small Boggomsbaai / Sandpiper B&B sign.
As you approach the village, turn first left into Strelitzia Str. at the T- junction turn RIGHT into Whale Str. Turn left again at the second road where you will see the Sandpiper Sport Centre / Reception.
Please book in at the SANDPIPER SPORT CENTRE RECEPTION.
Kindly notify us in advance of late arrivals on 044 – 699 1204.