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Hogsback, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Hogsback, South Africa

Hogsback, South Africa

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Situated in the Amatola Mountains, Hogsback is a magical place said to have inspired Tolkien (who was born in South Africa) when he wrote Lord of the Rings. The landscape is lush, green and dotted with waterfalls and streams to swim in. Indigenous forests play host to parrots and louries among many other species of birds. Hogsback is ideal for those who enjoy walking, trout fishing and horse riding. Trails are well marked throughout the area.

  • Getting to Hogsback: Public transport isn't available so you need to rent your own car to get to Hogsback.

  • Accommodation in Hogsback: Includes a list of hotels, lodges, backpacker hostels and self-catering accommodation.

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