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The Sungazer Journey

Click on any of the route stops on the map below for details on accommodation and more during your pilgrimage.

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Willowdene Guest Farm

There’s nothing quite like the peace and quiet you’ll experience in the middle of nowhere, on this cattle and grain farm.


After breakfast the next morning, your journey continues for 24.26km to Uitzicht Game Farm. A relatively long day is rewarded with breathtaking views.

Uitzicht Game Farm

Soak in the glorious, 180-degree view of the Maluti Mountains. Dinner and a continental breakfast will be served the following morning, before your walk continues to Emden Guest Farm, 20.49kms on

Emden Guest Farm

At Emden Guest Farm, experience the charm and comfort of a renovated dairy stable There is a dam a short distance from the Farm House, where more peace and quiet can be enjoyed.  Dinner and  breakfast will be provided, before you leave for Malutizicht Guest Farm, 22.41kms away. Stock up on water.

Slabberts Farmers Association Hall

This is the longest stretch of the Full Route. Enjoy some old-world farm hospitality, then settle in for a good night’s sleep in the Farmer’s Association Hall. 

Depart the next morning for Willowdene Guest Farm, and enjoy 20.5 km of beautiful scenery as you near the Witteberg Mountains.

Malutizicht Guest Farm

Enjoy an amazing night’s sleep in an enormous sandstone estate home. With a crystal clear indoor swimming pool and spacious gardens, you’ll feel completely pampered and rejuvenated.


Farm Valuta


Farm Valuta offers picturesque views of the Maluti Mountain. True South African home grown hospitality to be experienced.


Nebo Mountain Lodge

Nebo Mountain Lodge has beautiful surroundings and a rustic setting that will soon make you feel relaxed.

Moolmanshoek Nature Reserve

Moolmanshoek Private Game Reserve is a National Heritage site due to the indiginous Bamboo that grows in the area.


Mosamane Guest Farm

Mosamane is an eco-friendly, self-catering lodge at the foothills of the Maluti Mountains in the Eastern Freestate

House Beautiful, Rosendal

Celebrate the last night of your journey in this beautiful sandstone home with extraordinary hospitality. Explore the small town of Rosendal, with unique shops,you will feel like you have been transported back in time.


The final stretch of the journey is a 26.3km walk to Rooidam, in Paul Roux. 

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Paul Roux Village

Your journey begins in Paul Roux, in the Eastern Free State.

To Uniondale Game Farm is an easy 15km walk. You will pass brightly painted houses in nearby Fateng-Tse-Ntsho, these houses are painted by the local artists. Once you have turned off onto the dirt road, peace, tranquility and the natural beauty of the area envelop you.

Uniondale Game Farm

This sandstone lodge is set in a beautiful valley - the ideal spot for riding out on horseback when the mood strikes. Visit the museum and dinosaur footprints while you’re here; it’s a rare treat you’re guaranteed to enjoy.


From Uniondale to Holhoek Game Farm is 11.64km

Holhoek Game Farm

Nestled beneath the Witteberg Mountains, this is backpacker accommodation like no other.

This is an overnight stay for horse trails at Holkraans and/or Rondawels.


Be sure to take a walk to the Waterfall cave and enjoy the spectacular views along the way.

From Holhoek Game Farm to Slabberts Farmer's Association is 27.2 km.

Your pilgrimage includes dinner, bed, and breakfast at each stopover - local hospitality at its finest!

The Maluti Mountain Camino

Click on any of the route stops on the map below for details on accommodation and more during your pilgrimage.

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The Fat Mulberry

At the Fat Mulberry, one has an opportunity to get in touch with nature and guests are encouraged to take a walk around the farms. and meet Margie's animals.

The dam is a beautiful spot where guests are welcome to enjoy the bird life or simply enjoy a quiet spot for reflection and reading. 

The Rose House & Mile High Vineyard

At close to 1700m the vineyard is possibly the highest producing vineyard in the country and a truly cool climate terroir.

Enjoy the spectactular views while wine-tasting with cheese platters on your stop over

Mafube Mountain Retreat

Uniquely positioned in a semi-circle of red and yellow sandstone mountains and surrounded by a wonderful wilderness area and with breathtaking views from every window, Mafube Mountain Retreat is a hikers and nature lover’s paradise.

Visit the waterfalls and caves, bird watch or simply unwind, in a place where the silence sings.

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Lesoba Guest Farm

Lesoba offers a tranquil, revitalizing stopover.

Accommodation comprises sandstone units next to a dam.

Activities include three hiking trails, with panoramic views of Lesotho, the Caledon River and the Fouriesburg district. Along the way, you can find the Queen Victoria rock formation, Bushman rock art and a Dinosaurs Femur embedded in rock

The Barbet Country Cottages

The farm is very peaceful and quiet. The stars at night are clear and sunrises are spectacular. The farm over looks the Kingdom of Lesotho and its beautiful Maluti mountain range.

Guests are welcome to explore the farm and its natural beauty, and the mountain on the farm as well as a river to enjoy.

Omega Luxury Mountain Retreat

Enjoy your private Jacuzzi and spot the wildlife, start a fire on your patio and watch the Maluti mountains melt into the night and the sky reveals stars that are only visible in a remote settings like this.

Old Mill Drift Guest Farm

Set on 14km of the Caledon river, the natural border between South Africa and Lesotho and nestled at the foot of the Maluti Mountains, this stark, bountiful and exquisite land is an idyllic place.

Often referred to as “a hidden gem” by guests, this magical setting with stark seasonal contrasts and equally magnetic landscape provides the ultimate exhilaration for extreme sport enthusiasts and yet a peaceful solace for those who just want escape in this deeply tranquil space.


Your pilgrimage includes dinner, bed, and breakfast at each stopover.

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