Tsavo West National Park is located in the South Eastern part of Kenya, at 240 km/149 mi from Nairobi and 250 km/155 mi from Mombasa. It is 9065 km²/3500 mi² with a spectacular showcase of recent geological activities with vibrant volcanic arena, covered with green hills, lava flows, springs and large permanent rivers.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Rock Climbing in Van Stadens Gorge, Sunshine Coast, Eastern Cape South Africa
Sunshine coast boasts surroundings that offer amazing outdoor adventures. Rock climbing at the Sunshine coast is at the extensive crags of Van Staden River Gorge.
The spot has up to 154 sport routes ranging from grade 17-34. Climbing here is mostly on overhanging quartzite and although there is not much for the novice, there are several classics at 21-25 grade.
Due to the fact that the crags are sheltered, climbing is an all year round activity even during the rainy season, however exceptions are on extremely rainy days. The spot is within Nelson Mandela Metro Municipality and a permit is required to enter and the permit is free. During summer time, the routes are shaded by 1pm while in winter it is sunny all day.