Hikes

drakensberg maps

When going on a hike please ensure you have a map which can be purchased from most of the Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife regional reserves or at the head office in Pietermaritzburg.

This guide to Hiking in the Drakensberg may also be of assistance especially if your first hike. A list of the caves and phone numbers that can be booked is available here and an example of the Mountain Rescue Register can be downloaded here.

Marble Baths Hike

879From Injisuthi Camp follow the route towards Fergy's Cave, after 5km's turn right crossing over the river, only 3km's and 200m elevation to go. The path is on the left side of the valley and slowly climbs higher towards Marble Baths.

Marble Baths Cave and Annex are 50m from Marble Baths should you choose to sleep overnight, its well worth it the caves offer a level floor and good protection from the elements.

Marble Baths themselves are beautiful, enjoy a swim and the natural super tube, kids and adults will enjoy it.

 

Location (Degrees)
29°09'03.6"S 29°23'51.8"E
Location (Decimal)
-29.151000, 29.397717
Type of Hike
Day Hike, Overnight
Hike Grade
Hike Distance (Km's to destination)
7.8
Total Hike Distance (Km's)
15.6
Hike Duration (to destination)
4.0
Hike Duration (return)
4.0
Total Hike Duration (Hrs)
8.0
Explore
Caves, Waterfalls or Pools
Altitude
1,819
Tracks

GPX track map


Elevation (altitude) diagram of the track



Track length and Trackpoint information

Information Calculated value
Overall distance (metric) 7.8 km
Overall distance (imperial) 4.9 miles

Elevation / altitude data (metric)

Information Calculated value
Altitude range (highest-lowest point) 364 m
Minimum altitude (lowest point) 1453 m
Maximum altitude (highest point) 1817 m
Uphill (addition of positive altitude changes) 433 m
Downhill (addition of negative altitude changes) 89 m

Elevation / altitude data (imperial)

Information Calculated value
Altitude range (highest-lowest point) 1194 ft
Minimum altitude (lowest point) 4767 ft
Maximum altitude (highest point) 5961 ft
Uphill (addition of positive altitude changes) 1421 ft
Downhill (addition of negative altitude changes) 292 ft

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