Hennops Offroad Trail

Hennops 4×4 Trail

This trail is designed to enable any four wheel driver to experience the true pleasure of four wheel driving in conditions that will satisfy anyone from the first timer to the experienced driver.

For the experienced driver the trail lends itself to achieve ultimate performance with any 4WD vehicle over a wide variety of obstacles including mud-holes, steep rocky climbs, descents and dongas. We do need to leave something for the imagination so let’s not elaborate more on the obstacles !

For the not so experienced, tricky obstacles can be bypassed by existing tracks and service roads.

Kudu, Zebra, Blou Wildebeest and Blesbok together with a wide variety of bird life and smaller animals can be viewed along the way. Also look out for the Zonkies !

The idea is to learn more about the capabilities of your vehicle as well as to become more confident with your vehicle’s fullest potential.

Starting Off

The trail has a 2 – 4 technical grading.

The layout of the trail is in such a way that you will be able to take a detour should you wish to avoid an obstacle. Please ensure that your vehicles hubs are locked if they are not automatically locked.

2×4 High riders with diff-lock will be able to do approximately 80% of the trail.

Klipdrift Trail

For those that are seeking a new challenge at Hennops, the Klipdrift route is open to the public by prior arrangement only and for groups of 4 or more vehicles.

This trail should take you 2-3 hours to complete. Any group attempting this route must be able to recover themselves so bring your recovery gear along. -The keys are available at the main gate,. A R100 refundable key deposit is required.

Facilities

Donga Lapa (On the trail)

The Lapa picnic area is open for all visitors. There are 10 braais available. We also have toilet and shower (cold water) facilities available here.

The lapa with its 3 braais may be booked exclusively for groups by prior arrangement.

Hennops Picnic Spot

You are welcome to make use of the swimming and braai facilities at the Hennops Picnic Spot (paying customers of Hennops Offroad Trail get free entrance for 4 people). For Picnic Spot entrance collect your wristband at Hennops Off-road Trail gate.

Please note that this facility can be closed from time to time due to flooding during rainy season (low water vehicle access bridge).

How it works

  • Gate to Offroad open at 8:30 and close strictly at 17:00
  • Entrance fee is R250 per vehicle which includes 4 persons, additional visitors will be charged R70 per adult and R40 for schoolchildren. All fees are payable in cash – no card facilities available.
  • The trail is a self drive trail that is about 9km long and takes about 2-3 hours to complete.
  • No pets or music allow
  • Strictly no motor bikes or quad bikes allow

 

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