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2-Day Hikes

Genadendal Trail

The Genadendal Trail is a fairly tough two-day hike with little shade, but the flower-speckled mountainsides, interchanging views and refreshing swimming holes make it memorable. Distance: 25.3 km (first day – 14.3km and second day […]

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2-Day Hikes

Boosmansbos Wilderness Area

The Boosmansbos Wilderness Area is located adjacent to the Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve close to the Tradouw’s Pass and Barrydale in the Western Cape.  It forms part of the Langeberg Mountains – one of the more […]

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5-Day Hikes

The Whale Trail

Beauty: 4.5/5 – The trail traverses through varied terrain, from some of the most pristine fynbos mountain areas, to striking orange cliffs that offer unparalleled views across the Indian ocean, to long stretches along blinding-white […]

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5-Day Hikes

Swellendam Hiking Trail

Beauty: 4.5/5: Exceptional fynbos, especially proteas, with commanding mountain views. Difficulty rating: 7/10: The first day is quite demanding. On other days, the hut can be reached before lunchtime, but the route has a fair […]

Day Hikes

Kogelberg Trail

Beauty Rating: 4/5 Difficulty Rating: 5/10 (Moderate). The path is clear and there is no scrambling. Pleasant walking, but would recommend being fit, as it is a long day out. Suggested time out is 8hrs, which […]

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2-Day Hikes

Du Toits Peak

Beauty: 4.5 Difficulty (fitness): 9/10 Technical rating of trail: Lots of very steep walking and scrambling interspersed with off-trail walking and climbing. Many peaks worldwide attract allure and wonder from mountaineers, climbers and hikers due […]

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5-Day Hikes

The Otter Trail

The Otter trail is officially the oldest and undoubtedly the most iconic hiking trail in South Africa. The trail, which runs along the spectacular coastline between the Storms River mouth and Nature’s Valley, was opened […]