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Serendipity Trails

Sable Valley and Serendipity Hiking Trails, Mountain Bike and 4x4 Trails

Situated between the Limpopo Province towns of Nylstroom and Naboomspruit, 140Km from Pretoria, the private game farm on which the Serendipity group of trails are situated offer a unique chance to enjoy a variety of activities to suite most eco tourists. The area, considering its size (1200ha), contains the most remarkable variety of terrain and wildlife.

Hiking Trails

This hiking venue offers a choice of several different options that cater for the needs of everyone. There are two  2-day backpack routes and the option of day walks from Sable Valley and Tierkloof.

The Accomodation

There are four hut currently in use as trail accommodation. Sable Valley Hut is an old farm house and is equipped with mattresses for 30 people, cold showers and Flush toilets. There is also an outside braai. Tierkloof is a thatched house with hot shower, solar electricity, gas stove and braai area. Serendipity and Berg Camp are specially constructed wooden camps on two levels and cater for parties of up to 14 people. Serendipity camp has solar powered electricity and Berg Camp has a hot shower, while both have tables and chairs, mattresses, gas plate, showers, flush toilets, braai and washing up area.

Tierkloof Hut

The Trails

Both Backpack routes follow practically the same route except for the beginning and end sections. The routes are 12Km per day in length and are well marked with steel rods painted white at the top.


Along the route there is an amazing variety of plant life.


There is plenty of opportunity for swimming in the pools along the way.


Sparkling, crystal clear water, ideal for cooling of in after a hot day toiling with a backpack.


More pools to enjoy! The streams and pools are perennial in all but the driest  of seasons.


All Fours 4x4 trails

Test your ability on these trails that stretch over a combination of mountains, valleys, streams and savannahs, sand veld and includes all types of driving situations. A wide variety of accommodation is available to suite all needs. There are three trails, a three hour trail, ideal for beginners and family adventure, a one hour trail that is more difficult and a half hour challenge trail.



Bundu 4 x 4 Camp

The Bundu 4 x 4 Camp offers camping sites and huts to suite the needs of the 4 x4 enthusiast.

Also have a look at our page on the Serendipity Nature

The Serendipity group of trails is bookable through Anvie Ventures 012 662 0586/1140 or direct 014 743 1665. Email

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