THE SUNGAZER PILGRIMAGE
A True South African Camino Experience
Break away from routine, slow down, take a deep breath, and ease your way into a personal pilgrimage through the untouched splendour of the Eastern Free State
Walk or cycle your way through the starkly beautiful landscape and connect with your true self along the way.
Whether you choose to journey on the full 211km circular route or whether you select a shorter section, you’ll find yourself on a spiritual adventure unlike any other.
A South African Pilgrimage That Supports Local, Family-Run Businesses
As you make your way along your chosen route on the Sungazer Pilgrimage, you’ll experience the heartfelt hospitality of the local community.
Each stopover on your route offers rest, respite, and a home-cooked meal. We invite you to connect with your hosts and experience the region through their eyes.
We believe in uplifting the community, creating employment and business sustainability as part of the greater cause.
CHOOSE YOUR ROUTE
A Unique Journey for Body, Mind, and Soul
Grab your hiking shoes and a soulful state of mind as you set across the vast plains of the Eastern Free State.
Be inspired by the vast expanse of constantly changing landscapes, with mountain views, wildlife and farm lands.
Enjoy the peace and tranquillity that is food for the soul.
Not sure which section of the route to choose?
We can help you figure out which of the pilgrimage paths is most suitable for you based on your needs and interests.
The Sungazer Pilgrimage
Under the direction of Renée Wolfaardt, the Sungazer path was built with care and enthusiasm, and the ribbon was cut in October 2016.
Pilgrims from all over South Africa have embarked on this journey and shared their experiences of spiritual growth and peace.
“ Walking brings me back to myself.”
- Laurette Mortimer