About Rooikat Trail
The Rooikat Trail is a fairly strenuous circular 19 km trail through the Elandsberg Mountains in Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve. The route offers outstanding scenic views of the Langeberg, Riviersonderend Mountains and countryside around Robertson. There is no water available so hikers need to carry at least 2 litres of water per person.
Duration: 7 – 8 hours
Difficulty: Moderate to tough
Distance 19 km
Warning: Extremely high temperatures occur from November to March. Hikers are advised to start early in the morning, avoid walking during the hottest part of the day, wear a sunhat and take sufficient water.
Accommodation near Rooikat Trail
Rooikat Trail Map
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling