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Heiveld Camino

The Heiveld Camino, which stretches between Nieuwoudville and Wupperthal, is known for its fynbos, wildflowers, bulbous plants, tea and grain farms, sandstone soil formations and unique culture of various population groups. 


Many famous landmarks in the form of farms and rivers appear on the trail. Examples of this are the Hantam Botanical Garden, Gletserspore, Oorlogskloof, Boereplaas, the famous Matjiesfontein Padstal, Melkkraal, Blomfontein, Dammetjies Plaas, Sonderwaterkraal, Moedverloor, Doringbos, Doringrivier, Biedouw - Vallei, Heuningvlei and Tra - Tra Rivier. 


Mountain passes such as the Klipfontein Pass, Hoekseberg Pass and Kouberg Pass are crossed.

Heiveld Camino Travelling Distance Information:


Total distance:  142km

1.  Niewoudtville Village - (Start) (20km)

2.  Papkuilsfontein (18,7km)

3.  Boltman Farm (19.9km)

4.  Sandkraal (20.1km)

5.  Jagvlakplaas (18.8km)

6.  Klipfontein (13.8km)

7.  Hoekseberg (11.3km)

8.  Biedouw Wegbreek (19.4km)

9.  Wupperthal Village (End)

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In order to secure your place, a 50% deposit needs to be paid with registration. (Payment will be required within two weeks at this point).  The remaining amount will be collected 3 months ahead of the event.

If you have registered during the previous year, your registration fee will be adjusted according to the calculated tariff for your specific trail.


Payment details (including an information pack with all the information you need about the Biedouw Valley Enduro) will be made available upon registration.



Confirmed dates for 2024

1 - 8 May 2024

R 6200 pp.


Confirmed dates for 2025

28 March - 4 April 2025

R 6200 pp.


No transport before, during or after the event is included in the fee.

Transfers from Cape Town Airport to Nieuwoudville and from Wupperthal to Nieuwoudville can be arranged upon request - the price will be dependent on demand. 

Transport fees are subject to change annually.

Your Guest House stays are not included in the Fees.

**If you have registered during the previous year, your registration fee, t-shirt and tent-pegs fees will be adjusted according to the calculated tariff for your specific trail.**  

Please contact us for our most recent rates


*If hiker prefers to move from one hike to another, a request must be made within two months before the event

registered for. Hikers will only get one chance to move from one hike to another. No refunds will be made after the hiker cancels for a second time.

Our cancellation policy is as listed below (R50 admin fee will apply to ALL refunds):


Cancellation made 3+ months ahead of event - 50% Refund

Cancellation made within 2 months of event - 25% Refund

Cancellation made within less than 2 months of event - 0% Refund

Fees include the following:


  • Meet-and-greet dinner on the evening before the event.

  • Transport of your belongings along the route

  • Support vehicles and a team that travels with hikers

  • Coffee/tea/milk/sugar in the early morning and after dinner

  • Snacks upon arrival at base camp each day (Boere high tea)

  • Dinner daily of potjiekos or braai, pot bread with kaiings/dripping (if available), syrup & homemade jams

  • Hot water will be available on arrival at each overnight camp for washing purposes.  You collect your own water out of the heating pots but are limited to 5 liters per day.  No showers are allowed.

  • Daily drinking water allowance.

All above is subject to change due to COVID 19 regulations.

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