4×4 route: Groenkloof

Groenkloof is a 2 000 ha farm 27 km from Clocolan. The Eastern Free State scenery of farmlands, sandstone cliffs and endless skies is drop-dead gorgeous. Once a Wesleyan mission station, Groenkloof today is a working farm where cattle, mielies and sunflowers are raised. And it is home to two great 4x4 trails that I am here to explore. There are two trails: Trail 1 is the more challenging, mountainous route and Trail 2 the more scenic route. Trail 1: Right to the edge The mountain...


In a league of its own

After 10 years of trail reviews, Peter Levey is not easily impressed by a trail. So when he is dazzled, it’s time you book your visit. There are 4×4 trails… and then there are the 4×4 trails at Moolmanshoek. This 3 000 ha private reserve between Rosendal and Ficksburg in the Eastern Free State offers three primary […]Read more

De Wildt 4x4

Doctor’s orders

If you have a hankering for wide open spaces but find yourself short on time and resources, Geoff Levey reckons De Wildt may be the trail to help you scratch that itch. It’s a rare trail that combines just-beyond-the-city-limits convenience with out-of-town escapism; that challenges the driver while entertaining the family; that delivers such a […]Read more


Lekoa: Prepare to be pampered!

If you happen to be in the Villiers area this holiday, says Geoff Levey, set aside a day or three for a little indulgence at Lekoa Lodge.Read more


Grootwater 4×4 Trail

101 Trail Guide | 2010 Grootwater 4×4 Grootwater 4×4 is situated in a secluded corner of the Waterberg mountain range, 250 km from Pretoria, on the Poer-se-Loop River. It offers a variety of short, well-maintained trails across diverse terrains. Upon arrival you will receive a map detailing all the 4×4 trails and farm roads. The […]Read more


Duiwelsberg / Louvain 4×4

Nico & Florence Bester 083 287 6927 | Florence Bester 079 505 8509 | 044 888 1726 | | Read more


Koranna Getaway

Johan & Isa Eksteen | 082 499 8430 | 082 302 9638 | | Read more


Chandelier Game Reserve

Gerrie & Len Ferreira | 044 272 6794 | 072 742 4405 | 082 450 2110 | | Read more


Ostrich Eco 4×4 Trail

Piet Uys | 028 537 1942 | | | Read more