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Full Moon / Sunset Hikes


27 January 2021 and 26 Febr


Venue: Muratie Wine Estate, Knorhoek Road, R44 Stellenbosch

Time: Arrival from 17h45, no later than 19h15 to start from Dirtopia Trail Centre.

Wednesday, 27 January - night before actual Full Moon
Sunset 19h53 – Moonrise scheduled 19h15

(to rise at the look-out by approximately 19h55) 

Friday, 26 February 

unset 19h24 – Moonrise scheduled 19h18



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

A hand-built hiking trail have been constructed by Dirtopia in Sept/Oct'20 that runs from the Trail Centre at Muratie wine farm to a look-out point with spectacular views.  

View of Table Mountain in the distance, the Winelands, Klapmutskop and SImonsberg towering in the background, while enjoying a wonderful adventure with friends & family.

 This is a marked circle route & it can take you 30 to 45 minutes to reach the top, so do not arrive at the Trail Centre later than 19h15 to ensure that you have the full experience! Only 20-30 minutes to get back at the Trail Centre. Just start walking back timeously to be back in time for curfew (depending where you live)

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.


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 20h00/20h30, 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 full moon hike!
Tickets sales: www.dirtpass.co.za/product/permits
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.


2021 dates

Night before full Moon:

 Wednesday 27 January

Sunset 19h15

FM rise 19h53


Friday 26 February

Sunset 19h24

FM rise 19h18


Saturday 27 March

Sunset 18h46

FM rise 18h23

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