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Sunset to Full Moon hike at Muratie

A FALKE sock hamper is up for grabs in the lucky draw!

SUNSET TO FULL MOON HIKE at Muratie Wine Estate

Provisional (weather depending in colder months!)

Friday, 9 September 2022

Sunset 18h31 – Moonrise scheduled 17h34

(to rise at the look-out by approximately 18h40)

 Bring a picnic to enjoy with views of the Cape wine lands and have an adventure on the forest singletrack when hiking back with your headlight with the full moon in the sky…

 A circular hiking trail has been constructed by Dirtopia and runs from the Trail Centre at Muratie wine farm near Stellenbosch, to a viewpoint with spectacular views of the Winelands and Table Mountain in the distance. 

There are signs along the singletrack route that is approximately 3.5km total, and it can take you 30 min; up to 45 minutes to reach the picnic spot, so do not arrive later than 17h30 to ensure that you have the full experience. Only 20-30 minutes to walk back to the Trail Centre at Muratie, depending on your pace of course.

Bring a blanket to sit on while you wait for the sunset / moon rise under the watchful eye of the Simonsberg mountain.  The look-out point is called Gilloolys where you can enjoy your own packed picnic and wine from Muratie per glass or per bottle. Snacks & drinks for sale at the Trail Centre where you collect you permit on arrival. Coffee station will be open here until 7.30/8pm

 Time:  Arrival from 16h30, no later than 17h30 to start hike (you hike on your own time!)

Venue: Dirtopia Trail Centre, Muratie Farm, Knorhoek Road, off the R44 near Stellenbosch

Cost:  R100pp & R50 for children under 10yrs (incl permit for marked route to be done after hours)

Online bookings essential: www.dirtpass.co.za/product/tickets

 You can be back at the Trail centre between 19h00/19h30, depending on your walking speed and the time you start going down.  Bring something warm to wear after dark and a torch. Wear good walking/hiking shoes – you are climbing a mountain with over 200 wooden steps & various terrain.

A FALKE sock hamper is up for grabs in the lucky draw and browse through the FALKE selection on sale at the Trail Centre.

Online bookings essential: www.dirtpass.co.za/product/tickets


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4 Sept  MTB Skills coaching @ Trail Centre

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