Bald Ibis Hiking Camp | Self Catering | Accommodation | Mountain Hiking | Bird Watching |

Pretoria to Bald Ibis

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Distance about 20 km.

Leaving Pretoria for Bald Ibis for our first night's overnight camping, we were so excited that we never thought about watching the weather reports for the Drakensberg area. It tunrned out to be quite a mistake as you will see what happened further on on this tour.

Our trip to Bald Ibis went without any problems and we were pleasantly surprised with what we saw at the camp.....

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Posted on 6 March 2008 by Linx

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Pretoria to Bald Ibis

Bald Ibis Bald Ibis is ideal for people who love hiking in the mountains and those who love rock-climbing.

Situated between Harrismith and Van Reenen, it is quite near the large centres of Gauteng. Bald Ibis also offers facilities for weddings and other get-togethers. In order to cater for people who wants to camp, the owner will allow camping when there is no weddings or other functions.

Accommodation The accommodation at Bald Ibis consists of a hikers hut and a communal sleeping place. One has to bring your own bedding, towels, etc. There are hot showers available. When available, camping site is under the trees a little distance from the buildings on the grass. Electrical plugs are available.

Activities include Hiking and Rock Climbing, Bird Watching, relaxing in the camp and tame walks.

Read our first hand experience of the reserve at the top left corner of this page.

Reservations: - Tel: 082 926 1155