Hippo Trail

Hiking Trails in or near Blyde River Canyon, Panorama Route in Mpumalanga, South Africa.

Things To Do in Blyde River CanyonHippo Trail

Hiking Trails Panorama Route

Where? Blyde River Canyon, Panorama Route, Mpumalanga

When? Daylight hours.
Distance: 18km

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Blyde River Canyon, in Mpumalanga

Feeling energetic? Looking for a fun challenge? Well get on your hiking gear and head to the Blyde River Canyon and get on the Hippo Trail.

The route is roughly 18 kilometers from beginning to end and it is advisable to start early so that you can complete the hike while it is light. You will need to get a permit from the Forever Resort in order to go on the hike. Please not that the resort is not open on Sundays.

Avoid disappointment and pack in your camera as the scenery is phenomenal and you will definitely want to take a snapshot or two along the way. There is an abundance of wildlife and birdlife in the area and of course the chance to see a hefty hippo and more. Please be cautious and do not approach or disturb animals seen along the trail.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Blyde River Canyon

Blyde River Wilderness Lodge

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Blyde River Wilderness Lodge

Surrounded by the tranquil Blyde River and the majestic Drakensberg mountains, this thatched lodge is set in a private ... more

Blyde River Canyon Lodge

Game Lodge / Guest House

Blyde River Canyon Lodge

The lodge is situated along the majestic Panoramic Route of Mpumalanga, just a 40-minute drive to the Kruger National ... more

Swadini A Forever Resort

Self Catering

Swadini A Forever Resort

Swadini A Forever Resort offers a range of accommodation from fully equipped self catering chalets that sleep either ... more

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