The Elephant coast is located on the eastern seaboard of South Africa. It stretches along the Indian Ocean in the east, it borders with Mozambique in the north while the south-west lies on the Zululand. Extending inland across the Lubombo mountains and the famous Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, which is the oldest in Africa and home to the big 5.
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Four Wheel Driving in El Ejido, Almeria, Andalusia Spain
El Ejido offers a Mediterranean climate, with mild winters (12°C/53.60°F) and hot summers (28°C/82.40°F). Rainfall is low with wettest months being December and January. El Ejido with its mountain trails and long beaches is the right spot for four wheel driving, meeting point for 4×4 drivers, with many 4×4 exhibits being organized in the area.
Nice off-road trail is from El Ejido center to Almerimar, following A-389 and AL9006. If you want an easy off-road experience, try the mountain trail beginning from Cueva del Algarrobo just outside El Ejido to Felix passing by Barriada Carcauz. Other places to visit: Tarambana has nice off-road trails, and for the experienced ones try Balerma beach with its rocky ground trails on paths full of enormous rocks.
Repair your car on nearby repair shops or buy any required equipment needed. There are a lot of four wheel driving events happened in El Ejido at the past, like Trial de Tarambana 2010 or Balerma 2012 Trial. Organize your trip during next 4×4 exhibits, watch off-road trials and meet famous drivers.