Bushbuck Loop

Trails wind through the pine plantation as well as indigenous forest and fynbos sections. Being part of the Outeniqua Nature Reserve, access is controlled and permits are required. Entrance is accessed controlled but free and self-issue permits can be obtained from the forestry station office next to the parking area. The Witfontein plantation, north of George, offers some unique mountain bike and hiking trails in the area. The plantation is part of Cape Nature’s Outeniqua Nature Reserve, located to the north-west of George towards the Outeniqua Pass. Start Coordinates: (DD) -33.935678 ; 22.426987
Route Colour Gold
Start/FinishOuteniqua Nature Reserve (Office)
Distance± 7.5 km
Elevation Gain± 225 m
Perceived ExertionModerate
Trail SystemOuteniqua
SurfaceHiking trail
Jeep Track
Plantation road
Route MarkersNone
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Estimated Time

Trail Running± 25 m — 45 m
Hiking± 45 m — 1 h 20 m

Facilities at the Start

Parking Restroom Water

Establishments En Route

Land Owners & Managers

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