Please book at least 24 hours in advance by email, SMS or telephone. The entrance gate is locked and there is no telephone reception either at the gate or elsewhere on the farm. 

 

The directions are on the main page. Please print out the directions and do not rely on GPS alone. You cannot phone when lost, because there is no reception.

 

 

 

Vredefort Meteorite Hiking Routes

On Deelfontein and the surrounding farms, situated in the Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site, a system of hiking trails of more than 60km total distance allows the hiker or trail runner to experience the unspoilt natural beauty and safety of this unique geological formation only 140km from Johannesburg. Deelfontein lies 20km from Parys, 14km from Vredefort, and 45km from Potchefstroom in the Free State. The trails, together making up the Vredefort Meteorite Hiking Trails, are well marked. Circular routes for day hikes between 2 and 12km, as well as overnight hiking trails of up to 4 days with three different hiking camps are available.  

Please plan your hiking trail using the schematic map. The hiking map may be downloaded here, or you may view it on Google Maps while hiking. Please consult the website www.hikinginthedome.co.za for more information, and follow the instructions for booking on that website in case you want to book an overnight hiking trail. DUE TO UPGRADING OF THE MAPS AND WEBSITE, THIS INFORMATION IS CURRENTLY NOT ACCESSIBLE. THE ROUTES ARE AVAILABLE FOR HIKING THOUGH. PLEASE USE THE CONTACT DETAILS TO BOOK.

Booking: It is essential to book at least 24 hours in advance. Please book day hikes as well as overnight hiking tours with the first night at Deelfontein at the number or address given on this page. If you want to book an overnight hiking trail with first night at Thwane or Baskop, please follow the booking procedure outlined on the website www.hikinginthedome.co.za.

Tariffs: R100 per person for day hikers. The facilities for picnic, barbeque and swimming at the bush camp at Deelfontein are included in this fee. For overnight hikes, the fee is R180 per person per night. 

 

   

Bookings

 

Gerhard 083 280 9784

 

gerhard(at)deelfontein.co.za

Web: deelfontein.co.za

 

Directions

 

Facilities 

 

On Deelfontein, there are change rooms, showers, and braai facilities as well as accommodation available in two guest houses and a bush camp.