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Discover the secrets of Karbonkelberg's wartime history with Karbonkelberg Tourism. During World War II, South Africa erected 15 radar stations along the Western Cape coast, including Fort Collins near the summit of Karbonkelberg. Equipped with a powerful 500 kW radar system, its existence remained a closely guarded secret, known to only a select few. Thanks to the dedication of Special Signals Service operators, enemy craft were kept at bay.

Join us on a hike up Shave’s Pass, tracing an old jeep track to the fort’s ruins at 594m. This journey offers unparalleled opportunities for the perfect Instagram shot—don't forget your phone or camera! Remember sunscreen and hats for sunny days, and wind jackets or rain gear for cooler weather. Tips are appreciated for your guide.

Duration: 4 hours.
Difficulty: Moderate.
Start Time: 8 am.

Uncover history and adventure with Karbonkelberg Tourism.

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