Day Three

Map Berg Day Three1. Start at Bridgetown (8:00) -33.1067, 18.8412
Slow paddlers start at 7:30, first 50 at 8:00 and rest of the field at 8:15
2. The Misverstand Dam (9:35) -33.0247, 18.7881
From Bridgetown take the tar road back to the Gouda/Moorreesberg road and turn right onto the N7 for ±10km until you reach the sign to Misverstand Dam.
3. Die Brug (9:50) -33.9967, 18.7783
From Misverstand Dam follow the dirt road back to the T-junction on the hill and turn right towards the “Die Brug” iron bridge.
4. The National Road bridge /Old Piketberg Bridge (10:00) -32.9719, 18.7464
Parking is not allowed on the new N7 bridge. Rather turn off the N7 onto the service road, which will take you to the old bridge where you will also find a gathering of school children which is part of our Bridge Festival program.
5. Moravia (10:45) BRIDGE PRIZE -32.9408, 18.6906
When you leave the National Road bridge turn back towards Piketberg and turn left on the R399 towards Velddrif (this is a tar road). Turn left at Moravia where you can see the paddlers shooting a weir underneath a low-level bridge.
6. Low Level Bridge/Soetdraai (11:05) -32.9244, 18.6772
Follow the road back to the R399 and turn left towards Velddrif. Drive for about 4km and you will see the river and low-level bridge from the
hill. Drive down and walk the last 100 meters.
7. Klipheuwel (12:20) -32.9172, 18.5886
Same turnoff as Tuindrif see below.
8. Tuindrif (12:40) -32.9397, 18.5322
Turn left off the R399/Ondergeskikte Pad a 30-minute drive on a narrow, sandy road to get to the river. At the T-junction turn left to Klipheuwel or right to Tuindrif.
9. Zoutkloof (13:55) -32.9442, 18.4114
Turn left off the R399 (‘Bergrivier Plase’ sign) onto a dirt road to Berg River station and Kersefontein. This road is slippery when wet.

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