Activities in Highmoor


  • Wildlife that occurs in the reserve includes species such as grey rhebuck, Cape clawless otter, common and mountain reedbuck, eland, grey duiker, oribi, mongoose and baboon.
  • A variety of birds can also be seen including black stork, Verreaux’s eagle, bearded vulture, lanner falcon, Cape vulture and giant kingfisher.
  • Many delightful walks may be undertaken and there are excursions of this nature to suit all ages.
  • It is advisable to carry warm clothing at all times as the weather is often unpredictable.
  • A picnic area is situated just outside the car park next to the office.

Please Note:

  • The Mountain Rescue Register must to be completed before you begin your hike.
  • Make sure you sign out again when you return.
  • All overnight hikers are to ensure that the Mountain Rescue Register is completed before undertaking their hike.
  • Ensure that you complete the Mountain Rescue Register correctly and in detail.
  • It is very often the only information the rescue team has to go on if you have an accident or get lost.
  • When you leave the park, it is essential that you record your return in the Mountain Rescue Register.
  • Failure to do so wastes valuable time for managers during rescue operations.
  • Your life may depend on this information. Hikers should hike in parties of three or more individuals.


  • Two well stocked trout dams are available for fishing.
  • The seasons are as follows:

 Open seasons:

  •  1 March - 31 June and 1 September - 31 December.
  • Only fly fishing tackle and techniques are permissible.
  • Trout anglers are required to pay a daily rod fee, which can be paid at the camp office.

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