Hiking Trails


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Boskloof Trail
This is a new trail that has been developed in the same area as the Skeurkrans Trail. The trail is spectacular and explores areas that are remote and very scenic.
To help you explore the area, many bridges and ladders have been used. The trail is planned as a two day backpack trail. (More…)
Diepdrift Game Farm Trails
Situated near the town of Bela-Bela (Warmbaths), this farm caters for a wide variety of hiking, 4×4 and weekend getaways in well equipped cottages.
The hiking trails are suitable for casual hikers who want an afternoon stroll as well as seasoned hikers who would like to do a two day backpack trail. (More…)
Hanglip Trail
This is a beautiful trail, especially since sections of it have now been rerouted to take in more indigenous forest.
The first part of the trail involves a steep climb up through indigenous forest along a well marked path. From the top the views are stunning. (More…)
Words and photos courtesy of South Africa’s Footprint Hiking Club Hiking in South Africa
Limpopo province
Eastern Cape Hiking Trails
Alexandria Trail; Amatola (Amathole) Trail; Otter Trail; Transkaroo Trail; Tsitsikamma Trail; Woodcliff Cave Trail
Free State Hiking Trails
Bald Ibis Trail; Camel Roc Trail
Dwarsberg Trail; Holhoek Trail; Korannaberg Trail
Gauteng Hiking Trails
Klipkraal Trail; Mooiplasie Trail; Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve Trails
KwaZulu-Natal Hiking Trails
Black Wildebeest Trail; Eikenhof Trail; Emoyeni Trail; Kosi Bay Trail; Mziki trail
Mpumalanga Hiking Trails
Cycad Trail; Elandsvallei Trail; Fanie Botha Trail; Kaapschehoop Trail; Prospector’s Trail; Slagthoek Hiking Trail
North West Hiking Trails
Boe Boes Nest Trail; Eagle Cove Trail; Kroemahoek Trail; Mateke Game Farm Trails; Rhenosterpoort Trail
Northern Cape Hiking Trails
Klipspringer Trail; Oorlogskloof; Nature Reserve Trails; Witsand Nature Reserve Trails
Western Cape Hiking Trails
Greyton Nature Reserve Trails; Harkerville Trails; Kogelberg Nature Reserve Trails; Outeniqua Trail; Swartberg Trail; Swellendam Trail; Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve Trails; Whale Trail
 
Magoebaskloof Trail
Situated on the escarpment close to the town of Tzaneen, this trail offers several options for the hiker from two days up to five days duration.
Trail huts along the route take the form of old forestry buildings or modern purpose-built wooden chalets. The area is rich in indigenous forest through which sparkling mountain streams descend. (More…)


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