Hiking Trails (80 of 666 Things To Do in KwaZulu Natal)

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Newcastle Cycling / Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure / Walks & Hiking

MTB and Running Nature Trail

The South African experience is all about high blue skies, warm sunshine, fresh air, and plenty of exciting wildlife. And, there are few better ways to enjoy the utter beauty of this country than by exploring it on ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Saturday from 06h00 to 22h00.
Sundays from 07h00 to 15h00.

Stanger Hiking Trails

Hiking in Harold Johnson Nature Reserve

The Harold Johnson Nature Reserve is situated north of Ballito on the banks of the Tugela River and north of Zinkwazi. The Harold Johnson Nature reserve offers a selection of hiking trails of varying distances ... more

WHEN?
Daily from 06h00 to 18h00.

Inanda Township Cultural Sites / Hiking Trails

Inanda Heritage Trail

If you are looking for something to do in Durban that takes you away from the beach to a valley with a mesmerising history, then take the guided Inanda Heritage Route. The Inanda Heritage Route visits the Inanda ... more

WHEN?
By arrangement.

Sani Pass Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure

Giant’s Cup Hiking Trail

This hike runs along the foothills of the gorgeous Drakensberg range of mountains, mainly through the Cobham and Garden Castle reserves. Views here are to die for. Along the trail there are rock pools, rivers ... more

WHEN?
Best time to go: winter and autumn, although prepare for cold nights, snow, and sudden changes in weather.

Port Edward Birding / Hiking Trails / Nature Reserves / Walks & Hiking

Day Trails in the Umtamvuna Nature Reserve

For the adventurous hiker and trail walker visiting the Umtamvuna Nature Reserve which is 8km from Port Edward on the South Coast of KwaZulu Natal offers a number of trails with varying difficulty and distances to ... more

WHEN?
Summer: 06h00 - 18h00.
Winter: 06h30 - 17h30.
Office hours: A roving field ranger is on duty during the day as the office is open at irregular hours.

Palm Beach Beaches & Pools / Hiking Trails / Nature Reserves / Walks & Hiking

Walking Trails in Mpenjati Reserve

The South Coast of KwaZulu Natal has several nature reserves with dense forest and magnificent mountains for the avid hiker to explore; the Mpenjati Nature Reserve however offers hikers an opportunity to enjoy the ... more

WHEN?
Gates are open from 06h00 to 18h00 in summer (October to March) and from 07h00 to 17h00 in winter (April to September).

Sani Pass Hiking Trails

Giants Cup Hiking Trails Sani Pass

If you're looking for a hiking trail that is a little steep in a few places, but generally easy enough for an average level of fitness, Giant's Cup trail fits all the requirements. Bring your children along and ... more

WHEN?
By arrangement.

Kosi Bay Hiking Trails

Kosi Bay Trail

Whilst there is a Kosi Bay Trail that takes roughly four days to complete, which can also be done as a slackpacker version, there are variations and flexible trails, depending on your level of fitness. The old ... more

WHEN?
Best time to go is out of summer because it can be really hot and muggy.

Cathedral Peak Hiking Trails

Mlambonja Pass to Twins Cave Trail

The Mlambonja Pass to Twins Cave Trail is an 11 km route up to the Mlambonja Pass to Twins Cave. It is a steep trail that heads up from the Cathedral Peal Hotel, past the trout hatchery and follows the Mlambonja ... more

WHEN?
Distance: 11km Time +/- 6 hours.

Cathedral Peak Hiking Trails

Rainbow Gorge Trail

The Rainbow Gorge Trail is another hike that showcases the Drakensberg Mountain Range and Cathedral Peak. The beauty of this area is unrivalled, and those that have visited it almost always fall in love. This ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.
Distance: 5.5km

Cathedral Peak Hiking Trails

Ganabu Ridge and Baboon Rock Hike

Cathedral Peak is a free-standing mountain within the magnificent Drakensberg Mountain Range in KwaZulu-Natal. It stands at 3 004 metres, or 9 856 feet high, and boasts breath-taking views and unforgettable ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.
Distance: 15km Time: +/- 6 hours.

Mont-Aux-Sources Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Ploughman’s Kop Trail

Ploughman’s Kop is a mountain in the shape of a head on the left arm of The Amphitheatre in the Royal Natal Park, which is in turn part of the Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park. Really the walk is about the ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.
Distance: 7km Time: +/- 3 hours.

Hluhluwe Hiking Trails

Primitive Trail

Join the Primitive Trail in Hluhluwe for a fun, exhilarating and challenging hiking experience like no other. Backpack for three or four nights and make the most of the trail and the game reserve. Get in touch with ... more

WHEN?
Booking ids essential.
Time: 2-3 days.

Giants Castle Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Old Kraal and Yellowwood Forest Trail

The trails in the Giants Castle Nature Reserve are a must-walk if you are in the area. To complete the easy one hour Old Kraal and Yellowwood Forest Trail, begin at the Injasuti office and take the Cowl Stream ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.
Distance: 2.5km Time: +/- 1 hour.

Hlobane Hiking Trails

Hiking The Hlobane Mountain

There is an interesting hike you can go on while in Hlobane that will take you through the all famous battlefield. A key is required to enter this area and it is advised that only experience hikers participate ... more

WHEN?
Best during daylight hours

KwaZulu Natal as a destination

If you are considering visiting KwaZulu Natal or have already booked your KwaZulu Natal accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in KwaZulu Natal, or view the events that are taking place in KwaZulu Natal during your stay, or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

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