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Full Moon / Sunset Hikes

MURATIE SUNSET TO FULL MOON HIKES

Saturday 27 March: Full Moon Eve (info below)

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Venue: Muratie Wine Estate, Knorhoek Road, R44 Stellenbosch

Time: Arrival by 17h00, no later than 18h00 to start from Dirtopia Trail Centre.

Sunset 18h46

FM rise 18h23 (to rise above Simonsberg by 18h50

Go for a bit of an adventure with friends & family to the look-out point on the foot of Simonsberg and see the sunset with Table Mountain in the distance and beautiful Wineland views. 

There will be a wine station at the look-out point at Gilloolys. This wine station will also sell Muratie red & white wine per glass or per bottle.

A hand-built hiking trail has been constructed by Dirtopia (during lockdown 2020), that runs from the Trail Centre at Muratie wine farm to a look-out point with spectacular views of the Winelands. See the sunset over Table Mountain in the distance, while enjoying a glass of bubbly with your loved one.
There are signs along the route that is approximately 3.5km in total. It can take you 30 min; up to 45 minutes to reach the top, so do not arrive later than 18h00 to ensure that you have the full experience. Only 20-30 minutes to walk back to the Trail Centre at Muratie.
The look-out point is called Gilloolys where you can enjoy your packed picnic on your blanket. Snacks & drinks for sale at the Trail Centre where you collect you permit on arrival.

You can be back at the Trail centre between 19h30/20h00, depending on your walking speed and the time you start going down. Bring something warm to wear after dark and a torch, but there are also some torches available at the Trail Centre. Wear good walking / hiking shoes – you are climbing a mountain with steps & various terrain. Snacks & cooldrinks for sale at the Trail Centre, but you are welcome to bring you own to enjoy on top of the mountain. A FALKE sock hamper is up for grabs in the lucky draw and browse through the various outdoor gear on sale at the Trail Centre.

At the Trail Centre, all Covid-19 regulations will be in place and not more than 4 people are allowed in the shop at a time. We will also help you outside with directions and enquiries.
We ask that all adhere to social distancing, wearing of a mask and use of sanitisers are compulsory.

 

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

Bring a blanket for your picnic plus good (closed) walking shoes. There will be a coffee station at the start and the shop sells snacks and cooldrinks.

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At the Trail Centre, all Covid-19 regulations will be in place and not more than 3 people are allowed in the shop. We will also help you outside with directions and enquiries.

We ask that all adhere to social distancing, wearing of a mask and use of sanitisers are compulsory.
Get some fresh air, exercise and enjoy the outdoors - no better way to stay away from the crowds!

Remember that you need to carry out all your own trash. No smoking allowed on the mountain!

 You can be back at the Trail centre between 19h30/20h00, depending on your walking speed and the time you start going down. Bring something warm to wear after dark and a torch, but there is also a some torches available at the Trail Centre. Wear good walking / hiking shoes – you are climbing a mountain with steps & various terrain. Snacks & cooldrinks for sale at the Trail Centre, but you are welcome to bring you own to enjoy on top of the mountain. A FALKE sock hamper is up for grabs in the lucky draw and browse through the FALKE selection on sale at the Trail Centre.

All hikers must adhere to the rules of the trail and Dirtopia’s terms and conditions.

You must book your spot online for the sunset to full moon hike!
Tickets sales: www.dirtpass.co.za/product/tickets 
078 343 3572| This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Dirtopia Trail Centre on Muratie sells permits to the marked trails of the Simonsberg trail network. The shop carries outdoor gear, trail accessories and snacks & cold drinks.

 

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