George

Outeniqua Hiking Trail

Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking in or near George, Garden Route in the Garden Route, South Africa.

Things To Do in GeorgeOuteniqua Hiking Trail

Hiking Trails Walks & Hiking

Where? 1-7 days long, depending, 108 kms altogether

When? Best time to go: all year round

How? Call SA Parks: +27(0)44 302-5606

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in George, in Garden Route

Set in the gorgeous Garden Route, this one of the most popular hikes, and one of the oldest.

A seven-day trail in its entirety it starts at Beervlei Hut, an old forest station, and finishes at Harkerville hut near another forestry station. Despite the fact that the trails can only be done from west to east, you can make it shorter by doing it in 2, 3, or 4 day installments.

The hike wends its way through ancient indigenous forests with incredible tree ferns and mountain scenery. It is a self-hike, well signposted, with accommodation in huts along the way.

The hike is peppered with the call of birds, sightings of the legendary Knysna loerie, rivers, streams, and towering yellowwoods, stinkwoods, ironwoods, white pears, beech trees and the occasional vervet monkey.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in George

Caledon23 Country House

Guest House

Caledon23 Country House

Caledon23 Country House in the heart of the Garden Route is a wonderful home away from home. The Guesthouse accommodates ... more

Edenwood Guest House

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Edenwood Guest House

Edenwood Guest House, nestled at the foot of the Outeniqua Mountains, provides up-market accommodation at reasonable ... more

Fancourt Hotel

Hotel

Fancourt Hotel

Fancourt, Southern Africa's premier golfing and leisure destination, lies at the foot of the majestic Outeniqua mountains ... more

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