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.

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

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.

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.