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Enjoy the wonderful experience and wonderful views while gliding through the tree canopy on a Foefie-slide.
Safety is paramount and the Karkloof Canopy Tour® to protect you they use state of the art climbing and safety equipment.
To begin your tour you will be kitted up with a full body harness, pulleys and climbing equipment. After that you
go through a detailed safety lesson for your own protectiom and safety checks. After a short scenic drive to the top of the Karkloof valley where the first platform is found, it is time to get ready for the thrill of your life!

Once you arrive on the launch platform you get to see a whole new world opening up before you, as you gently glide on a steel cable to the first platform. As you slide from tree to tree you know you are in safe hands because you and the rest of your group are being escorted through the forest canopy by a lead guide and a following guide to ensure your safety at all times. The platforms are built high up in the forest canopy, all offering magnificent and breath taking views of the surrounding forest, a magnificent 20m waterfall, clear sparkling forest stream and across the expansive Karkloof valley far below.

Take your time and spend a couple of minutes relaxing on each platform while your guides enthusiastically explain the ecology of the forest – pointing out different trees and the magnificent giant ferns way below. The bird life you can see is incredible. There is the chance of you being able to spot Emerald Cuckoos, Knysna Loeries, a wide variety of raptors and if you are really lucky, the elusive Narina Trogon or endangered Cape Parrots. The forest is also home to a variety of mammals, but it is the loud calls and fearsome tree swinging of the Samango monkeys that you will remember best.
The Karkloof Canopy Tour® consists of nine platforms and eight ‘Foefi’ slides, the longest of which is over 180m!
A tour lasts approximately two hours, is suitable for most people between the ages of seven and seventy and includes a light lunch served once your group is safely back on the ground.

One of the Foefie-slide you will experience.

Due to our slides being long and fast, and for safety reasons there is a weight restriction of 130 kg for guests who wish to do the tour.

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