Day Hikes

Jubilee Creek

I often speak about hiking in the Garden Route, mostly because it is one of the most picturesque places to hike in. Day rambles, or even a couple of hours are quite doable in the […]

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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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Day Hikes

Cape Town Skyline Traverse

Beauty: 5/5 Difficulty: 10/10 (25km long, with a total ascent of 2630m) Technicality: Extremely technical, containing steep, exposed scrambling, difficult route finding and abseiling. *Disclaimer* This route contains multiple sections of very exposed scrambling and abseiling where […]

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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 […]