Hiking Trail near Aurora
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Groot Winterhoek Wilderness(71.1 km from Aurora)
The 16 km route from the parking area to Groot Kliphuis is easy-going, following a short section of the Kliphuis River and then swings to the east. Hikers pass incredible rock formations before joining the Groot Kliphuis to Perdevlei Trail. There is a fantastic swimming spot and plentiful water. Ericas and disas bloom prolifically in season along this route. Crossing the streams can be difficult during winter.
Duration: 4 hours
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Distance: 16 km
Groot Winterhoek Wilderness(72.1 km from Aurora)
The 13 km hike from the parking area to De Tronk is an easy route along the Kliphuis River and along a jeep track to De Tronk. Beautiful proteas and ericas can be seen and there are a number of fabulous swimming spots.
Duration: 3 hours
Distance: 13 km
Warning: During winter the Kliphuis River is dangerous to cross.
Groot Winterhoek Wilderness(73.5 km from Aurora)
Hiking from Groot Kliphuis to Perdevlei is a fairly easy 6 km trail leads south to the Klein Kliphuis River. From here the route links up with the De Tronk to Perdevlei footpath. There is a very basic stone hut at Perdevlei.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Distance: 6 km