Groot Toren

This spectacular 4X4 trail offers self-catering and camping accommodation as well as the opportunity to drive one of the most exciting trails inhe country. For more info contact Jacie and Marinda Oosthuizen.

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Rated by Drive Out as one of the Top Ten 4 x 4 trails, Groot Toren is 11km from McGregor on the road to Bonnievale and Stormsvlei (R317).

EntranceThis 24 km circular rock, sand and mud (in winter) route in the Rviersonderend mountains takes 3 to 4 hours. It is exhilarating and challenging for the experienced driver, and for the not-so-experienced there is always an escape route. The trail winds through acres of enchanting Protea and Fynbos species with breathtaking views at every turn, until you reach Goudgat, 1000m above sea level, the official snow borderline of the Groot Toren area. Take the opportunity of spotting small game: klipbok, duikers, grysbok, dassies and Black Eagles.

Accommodation options at Groot Toren:

  • Klipspringer Lodge is a tranquil, self-catering mountain retreat which is fully equipped and sleeps 4 people. It has breathtaking views, enchanting flowers, peaceful solitude and a cosy fire. See, feel and breathe an untouchable experience at Klipspringer.

Cabins and camping facilities down at the farm

  • Cabins: Six comfortable double bed overnight facilities with electricity.
    Provide your own bedding, towels and outdoor cooking equipment.
    Ablution facilities.
  • Camping: Pick your own spot on grass. Enough space for large group. Fireplaces.
  • Ablution: two hot water ("donkey") showers, two toilettes and scullery.
    Caravans welcome


Hiking, climbing, mountain biking, swimming, birdwatching.
Children can camp surrounded by animal life.

Contact Details

Jacie & Marinda Oosthuizen
Tel/Fax: (023) 625 1858
Cell: 082 378 3987
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Postal Address: P.O. Box 165 McGregor 6705