Cape Town Walks & Hiking

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Karoo Erdvark Trail

Where? Beaufort West
Enjoy the ultimate Karoo experience while on the Karoo Erdvark Trail, about 80 kilometers from Beaufort West. The trail is within the Nuweland Mountains and will take you across functioning sheep farms, ...

Woodstock Cave Hike

Where? Woodstock
Start: Rhodes Memorial (you can also park in the last parking area, past the cable station, on Tafelberg Road on Table Mountain and approach the cave this way) Finish: Rhodes Memorial Duration: it takes just ...

Newlands Forest Contour Path

Where? Newlands
The Newlands Forest Contour Path is a manageable, 8km long walk through Newlands Forest. It offers quick access to a natural environment and has wonderful views - one could almost forget one is still in the ...

Kanna Biodiversity Route

Where? Start in Calitzdorp
The Kanna Biodiversity Route is a rural tourism route created by Open Africa as a way to draw attention to the lesser-known gems, and old favourites, of the Klein Karoo and Route 62. Kanna, or Sceletium ...

Grootkop Walk

Where? Camps Bay
The Grootkop excursion is a favourite and the view from the top is spectacular. Start the walk from Theresa Drive in Camps Bay and climb via Kasteelspoort which is the shortest route to Grootkop. After ...

Three Sisters Walk

Where? Kleinmond
A moderate walk of 16 km, the Three Sisters Walk is a there-and-back hike that will take you roughly 5 to 6 hours to complete. Three Sister is a favourite amongst locals hikers and tourists, because of the ...

India Venster hike up Table Mountain

Where? Cape Town
Start: at the cable car behind the tour buses Finish: at the top, if you're going to take the cable car back down Duration: three to four hours Fitness: relatively fit as there is a lot of scrambling Our ...

City Walk Saturdays

Where? Cape Town Central
Every month, the city of Cape Town and the people that feel a passion and commitment to its development, are part of a City Walk that is all about having fun. Formally called City Walk Saturdays, this walk ...

Algeria Forest Station Short Walks

Where? Cederberg
Start: Algeria Forest Station (Cape Nature's Cederberg office), central Cederberg Finish: Algeria Forest Station Duration: various Fitness: moderate to easy Our tip: no matter how short the walk, remember ...

Fernkloof Nature Reserve Hiking Trails

Where? Hermanus
Within the nearby Fernkloof Nature Reserve, there are approximately 50km of well maintained trails through the fynbos that covers the hills and mountains that encircle the town, offering visitors the ...

Heritage Walk of Cape Town's East City

Where? Cape Town Central
Route: The corner of Adderley and Longmarket streets to upper Buitenkant Street Description: an excellent way to explore the semi-industrial, creative hub of Cape Town's East City Length: roughly 3 ...

Porcupine Ravine

Where? Camps Bay
Start: the Pipe Track, Theresa Avenue, Camps Bay Finish: Theresa Avenue Duration: half a day, although take a picnic and make a day of it Fitness: fit Our tip: don't venture up the mountain face without ...

De Hel Nature Area Walk

Where? Constantia
This is a fabulous walk along the Constantia green belts and will take just under an hour to finish. De Hel Nature Area will take you from Constantia Nek road parking are and along a trail above the Bel ...

Boesmanskloof Hiking Trail

Where? Greyton
Start: McGregor or Greyton, Cape Overberg Finish: McGregor or Greyton Duration: 14 or 28 km, 1-2 days Fitness: moderate to difficult (you need to be fit) Our tip: in Greyton there is plenty of ...

Wheels of Time Trail

Where? Darling
146 kilometres in 4 days: As its name suggests the Wheels of Time trail, one of five trails in the Cape West Coast Biosphere, is a back road cycling trip from Mamre to Darling, Elandsfontein Farm, the West ...

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