Tierkop Trail Run
via Old George Dam

Start and finish at the George Botanical Gardens. Follow the railway line and pick up the trails in an easterly direction.

At the 5km mark you will get to a jeep track, turn left towards the old George dam and stay on the trail next to the Swartrivier.

Cross the dam wall and follow the trail to Tierkop hut. You have the option to tagg Tierkop peak on the right of the hut which is a out and back section of 800 meters in total. Continue clockwise around Tierkop and join up with the jeep track and head down the road towards Pepsi Pools and join up with the trail you started with all the way back to the finish.

Start Coordinates: (DD)-33.946522, 22.465077
Start/FinishGeorge Botanical Gardens
Distance± 25 km
Elevation Gain± 946 m
Perceived ExertionVery hard
Trail SystemBotanical Gardens
SurfaceHiking trail
Jeep Track
Plantation road
Route MarkersNone
GPX MapDownload GPX file for self-navigation on your GPS device or smart phone.


Trail Running± 3h – 5h
Hiking± 5h – 7h 


  • Parking 
  • Water / tap
  • Coffee shop
  • Restroom