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Suicide Gorge Hike

Suicide Gorge Hike

Suicide gorge for the fit, brave and wild! Found in the Hottentot Holland Nature reserve, the hike moves through a rugged gorge for 17km. The hike takes anywhere from 8 hours to 12 hours. So ensure you are ready for an adventure you will never forget. Suicide Gorge is a wet hike that can only be done during summer months (November-April 30th). Get ready to jump 3 to 20 meter high cliffs into pools below. This hike requires booking a month in advance to ensure a space, and groups of no more than 6 may enter over the weekend and up to 15 in the weekdays.

Pick up will be early to ensure we start with enough time to exit the gorge.

Trip date and time: Run’s seven days a week. Times will be communicated beforehand and due to the season.

What to bring: Waterproof jackets, warm clothes, hiking shoes, hat, sunblock and sunglasses.

Day 1

Transport arrives at your accommodation to take you to the hike.

Day 2
The journey begins after 15 minutes of arriving.

As you arrive your guide will then start off the journey and guide you up the path.

Day 3
Hike up Suicide Gorge - 4/5 Hours +

It takes approximately 4 to 5 hours to get to the top where you will be able to relax and have a few snacks while absorbing in the atmosphere and views.

Day 4
Rest and enjoy the experience.

After conquering Skeleton Gorge you can sit back and relax have a look around and take a seat. This is where we smile, laugh and feel good about everything we have done, achieved and cherish the moment above the mountain.

Day 5
Head back down

We will take it easy on the way down and enjoy each moment of it as the way down is just as precious as the way up as we come down with a different perspective.

Day 6
Drop off

The journey comes to an end as we get you home safely.

Whats included in Hike:

  • Your local professional tour guide.
  • Water bottle for each guest. Alocal provides reusable bottles to reduce plastic wastage.
  • Transport: Alocal will pick up and drop off wherever you desire
  • Snacks such as fruit, bars, biltong and peanuts. Please feel free to request anything specific.
  • Picnic blanket
  • Entrance into the reserve
How many Kilometers is the Suicide Gorge hike

1.3 km in length, it's extremely steep and has a number of high jumps, the highest is 14 metres

Is it safe to jump?

Your guide will be with you all the way and our guide has a first aid certificate meaning we are ready if anything happens.

You can send your inquiry via the form below.

Price From ZARR1,600
Total R 1,600 ZAR

Trip Facts

  • 1-10
  • Full Day 9 Hours +
  • Climb - Sections will require you to climb and be comfortable with heights.