Garden Castle to Sleeping Beauty Cave Hike

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sleepingbeautycave 2An easy 2 hour hike over 3.7 km with a total uphill of 377m. The cave is huge and offers excellent protection from bad weather. The last section on the way to the cave is up some wooden steps.There is enough flat sections in the cave to sleep 10 people comfortably.

The video by Patrik Kjellgren @patttrici shows how big this cave really is which also has a small small stream (not always flowing in winter) running through it. While at at cave you can explore Engagement Cave which is about 250m further along the valley (North).

Location (Degrees)
29°44'56.5"S 29°10'35.4"E
Location (Decimal)
-29.749039, 29.176489
Max Number in Cave
10
Type of Hike
Day Hike, Overnight
Hike Grade
Hike Distance (Km's to destination)
3.7
Total Hike Distance (Km's)
7.4
Hike Duration (to destination)
2.0
Hike Duration (return)
2.0
Total Hike Duration (Hrs)
4.0
Explore
Caves
Altitude
2,225
Tracks

GPX track map


Elevation (altitude) diagram of the track



Track length and Trackpoint information

Information Calculated value
Overall distance (metric) 3.7 km
Overall distance (imperial) 2.3 miles

Elevation / altitude data (metric)

Information Calculated value
Altitude range (highest-lowest point) 386 m
Minimum altitude (lowest point) 1822 m
Maximum altitude (highest point) 2208 m
Uphill (addition of positive altitude changes) 387 m
Downhill (addition of negative altitude changes) 20 m

Elevation / altitude data (imperial)

Information Calculated value
Altitude range (highest-lowest point) 1266 ft
Minimum altitude (lowest point) 5978 ft
Maximum altitude (highest point) 7244 ft
Uphill (addition of positive altitude changes) 1270 ft
Downhill (addition of negative altitude changes) 66 ft
Video