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Port Elizabeth - Sacramento Trail/ Schoenmakerskop

Sacramento Trail/Schoenmakerskop Dunes - refer to a map of P.E. to find these walks if you are a visitor from out of town. A reader writes: “This is a dog-walker's favourite but these are usually wellbehaved owners who keep an eye out for others.  The Sacramento Trail, named after the shipwreck with the same name – the “Sacramento” is an 8km walking/hiking coastal trail along the ocean with grand views and scenery. It connects the small village of Schoenmakerskop (that has a coffee shop/ restaurant, a few B&Bs and no shops) with the Sardinia Nature Reserve. Sardinia, or “Sards” as locals lovingly call it, has spectacular beaches. The Sacramento Trail is a favourite for walkers from P.E. and it departs in Schoenmakerskop and connects with a beach clearing in a parking lot in Sardinia. (Look out for ice-cream & Gunter's Wurstwagon in season). Schoenmakerskop is a short coastal drive outside P.E. and the Fynbos Trail (aka the Snake Trail - see below) is another route leading inland to the dunes (where dogs are not prohibited). Please note that according to a reader, although this is a great place to walk with dogs, you do need to take care. One reader's dog was bitten by a snake whilst walking there and she says that: “if it had not been for the Kragga Kamma Vet Clinic, the snake-poison would have killed my priceless Belgian Shepherd.”
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