Hiking Trails

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Boe Boes Nest Trail
Situated on the edge of the Elands River gorge near Koster, this trail is really worth visiting even if hiking is not your main interest. The Elands River flows strongly even during the driest times of the year and there is plenty of opportunity for swimming in the rock pools that are to be found along the river banks. (More…)
Eagle Cove Trail
Situated in the Magaliesberg mountains not far from Rustenburg, this trail caters for day visitors as well as those wishing to spend the night and walk the full trail. The trail offers a surprisingly large variety of terrain to walk through and the flora is also exceptional. (More…)
Kroemahoek Trail
This trail is situated close to small bushveld Platinum mining town of Northam, not far from Thabazimbi. The trail consists of two circular 1-day routes from a central base-camp. (More…)
Mateke Game Farm Trails
The Waterberg mountains are the hiding places for many hidden treasures of natural beauty. The Mateke Trails are situated on a farm close to the iron ore town of Thabazimbi. (More…) Hiking in South Africa
North West 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
Limpopo Hiking Trails
Boskloof Trail; Diepdrift Game Farm Trails; Hanglip Trail; Magoebaskloof Trail
Mpumalanga Hiking Trails
Cycad Trail; Elandsvallei Trail; Fanie Botha Trail; Kaapschehoop Trail; Prospector’s Trail; Slagthoek Hiking 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
Rhenosterpoort Trail
This beautiful trail can be found in the Waterberg mountains, north of Warmbaths. The trail lies close to the village of Alma at the foot of the Jan Trichards Pass. Few weekend trails can boast the diversity of terrain and flora that this trail can. (More…)
Words and photos courtesy of South Africa’s Footprint Hiking Club

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