Directions to the Attakwas Trail Start & Finish Venues

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To download the printable directions click here.

Note the Attakwas Trail 29km starts at 08:00 at Saffraan River, while the 7.5km distance starts at the 29km’s race finish Bonniedale Holiday Farm at 09:30. There is sufficient time to drop a 29km runner off at the long distance start, drive to Bonniedale and register for the 7.5km before the short distance starts.

Allow for 1 hour of travel time between the two venues.

Attakwas Trail | Key Times

06:00 29km Registration Opens at Saffraan River
07:00 7.5km Registration Opens at Bonniedale Holiday Farm
07:45 29km Registration Closes at Saffraan River
08:00 29km Race Starts
09:15 7.5km Registration Closes at Bonniedale Holiday Farm
09:30 7.5km Race Starts
12:00 Prize Giving

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Directions from George:

To the 29km Registration and Start:

GPS S33° 47.207′ E22° 01.734′

  • Take the N2 towards George and take the off-ramp left to” Hartenbos”
  • Follow the road for 500m until you reach a T-junction – turn left
  • Follow the road for 400m until you reach another T-junction and once again turn left towards Hartenbos.
  • Follow the road for 1.5km and turn right onto the R328 towards Oudtshoorn 
  • Follow the R328 for 46km and turn left onto the gravel road that indicates “Paardebont” 
  • Continue on this gravel road for 2.75 kilometres and turn left into the designated parking area

To the 7.5 Registration, Start and Race Finish:

GPS S33° 52.450′ E21° 51.439′

  • Take the N2 towards George and take the offramp left to” Hartenbos” 
  • Follow the road for 500m until you reach a T-junction – turn left 
  • Follow the road for 400m until you reach another T-junction and once again turn left towards Hartenbos 
  • Follow the road for 1.5km and turn right onto the R328 towards Oudtshoorn 
  • Follow the R328 for 23km and turn left onto the gravel road that indicates “Haelkraal” 
  • Continue for 7.85km and turn right at the Bonniedale/Haelkraal turn off 
  • Continue for 20 km until you reach the 7.5km registration and start area at Bonniedale

 

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Directions from Mossel Bay/Hartenbos

To the 29km Registration and Start:

GPS S33° 47.207′ E22° 01.734′

  • From Mossel Bay/Hartenbos take the R328 towards Oudtshoorn
  • Drive over the Robinson pass
  • Continue for 48.5 km from Hartenbos and 57.1 km from Mossel Bay and turn left onto the gravel road that indicates “Paardebont” 
  • Continue on this gravel road for 2.75 kilometres and turn left into the designated parking area

To the 7.5 Registration, Start and Race Finish:

GPS S33° 52.450′ E21° 51.439′

  • From Mossel Bay take the R328 towards Oudtshoorn 
  • Continue for 25.5km from Hartenbos and 34.1km from Mossel Bay and turn left onto the gravel road that indicates ‘Haelkraal” 
  • Continue for 7.85km and turn right at the Bonniedale/Haelkraal turn off 
  • Continue for 20 km until you reach the 7.5km registration and start area at Bonniedale

 

oudtshoorn

Directions from Oudtshoorn

To the 29km registration and Start:

GPS S33° 47.207′ E22° 01.734′

  • From Oudtshoorn take the R328 towards Mossel Bay
  • 29 kilometres from Oudtshoorn turn right onto the gravel road that indicates “Paardebont”
  • Continue on this gravel road for 2.75 kilometres and turn left into the designated parking area


To the 7.5 Registration, Start and Race Finish:

GPS S33° 52.450′ E21° 51.439′

  • From Oudtshoorn take the R328 towards Mossel Bay 
  • Drive over the Robinson pass 
  • 52km from Oudtshoorn turn right onto the gravel road that indicates ‘Haelkraal” 
  • Continue for 7.85km and turn right at the Bonniedale/Haelkraal turn off 
  • Continue for 20 km until you reach the 7.5km registration and start area at Bonniedale

 

To download the printable directions click here.

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