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5-Day Hikes

The Oystercatcher Trail

The Oystercatcher Trail, named after the vulnerable African Black Oystercatcher that is prevalent along the route, is a five-day guided hike along the southern east coast of South Africa, starting in Mossel Bay and ending […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

5-Day Hikes

Outeniqua Trail

This spectacular trail through the ancient forests of Outeniqua, between George and Knysna on the Garden Route, can be done as a series of day walks or over a period of seven days. We started […]