The Falke New Years Eve Sunset Hike on Delvera Farm near Stellenbosch allows you to enjoy the last sunset of the decade as warm hues dance in the sky over Table Mountain, offering stunning views of the Winelands.

Falke New Years Eve Sunset Hike at Delvera. Picture: Chris Hitchcock
Falke New Years Eve Sunset Hike at Delvera. Picture: Chris Hitchcock

Snacks on Klapmutskop

Take a moment to reflect on the year that was while enjoying your snacks on Klapmutskop paired with a glass of bubbly to toast and embrace the New Year. This Falke New Years eve sunset hike takes place on Tuesday 31 December 2019 and is presented by sock specialists Falke and outdoor adventure experts Dirtopia

Starting from the Dirtopia Trail Centre, it takes approximately 90min to reach the top. It is recommended to arrive at 5pm and not start the climb later than 6.45pm to ensure you have the full experience. The sun sets at 8pm. Farm vehicles are available to transport children and elderly hikers to the start of the shorter 4,5km route from the famous Pepper Tree.

The 9.75km Dirtopia Vineyard Trail is set in The Simonsberg Conservancy.  The circular trail meanders through the vineyards, Renosterveld Conservancy and the majestic Yellow Wood Forest to summit Klapmutskop at 523m. With panoramic views of the Winelands and Cape Town and, of course, spectacular sunsets and moon rises.

The cost for the Falke New Years Eve Hike at Delvera is R200 for adults and R80 for children under 10. It includes a glass of bubbly or juice, shuttles, permits and a map.  Klapmutskop is part of Simonsberg Conservancy and part of the permit goes towards this non-profit organisation. No dogs allowed. Torches (also for sale at Trail Centre) and something warm to wear are recommended for the walk down.

Book in advance at the Dirtopia Trail Centre – space is limited. You are welcome to pack your own food to enjoy.

What: Falke New Years Eve Sunset Hike 2019
Where: Delvera Farm near Stellenbosch, Cape South Africa
Book: www.dirtopia.co.za or 078 343 3572
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