Cape of Good Hope Hike

South Africa, Trek & Walk, 8 days - from $1,860 (land only)

Trek & Walk

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.

You must bring the following items:

Hiking boots

Trainers / sneakers or sandals for evenings



Trekking trousers / pants

Waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants

Baselayer shirts (short sleeve & long sleeve)


Casual shirts for evenings

Fleece jacket or warm jumper Waterproof jacket

Warm hat

Lightweight thermal or fleece glovesSunhatEyewear - Sunglasses

Water bottles 1 Litre / 1 quart (x2)

Washbag and toiletries

Small towel

Antibacterial handwash

Daypack - approximately 30 litres capacity

Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)Basic First Aid Kit. Including: antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, Insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).

The following items are optional:

Travel clothes

Trekking poles

Gaiters (useful when walking through thorny sections)Spare laces


Wetwipes Camera, media, spare batteriesPocket-knife (note: always pack sharp objects in hold baggage)Repair kit – (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)

Selection of dry bags (to keep trek bag contents dry)

Headtorch / headlamp with spare batteries

Small padlock (to lock your KE kit bag)

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