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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!)

Sunday 12 June 2022

Sunset 17h42 – Moonrise scheduled 15h57

(to rise at the look-out by approximately 17h15)

 Toast the sunset with Muratie wine, while enjoying your picnic with views of the Cape!

Booking online essential for extended trail hours.

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.  The adventure continues when hikers walk back through the forest with headlamps.

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 17h00 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 16h00, no later than 17h00 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 18h30/19h00, 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 small torches available at the Trail Centre. 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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28 May Schools MTB League HS @ Landbouskool Boland

5 June MTB Skills Clinics (Fundamental & Intermediate)

12 June Sunset to Full Moon Hike @ Muratie

26 June Mid-Year Trail Run @ Muratie




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