Hiking Trails (64 of 121 Things To Do in Drakensberg)

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MTB and Running Nature Trail

Overnight? Stay in Newcastle
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 ...

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Giant’s Cup Hiking Trail

Overnight? Stay in Sani Pass
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 ...

Hiking Trails

Giants Cup Hiking Trails Sani Pass

Overnight? Stay in 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 ...

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Mlambonja Pass to Twins Cave Trail

Overnight? Stay in Cathedral Peak
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, ...

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Rainbow Gorge Trail

Overnight? Stay in Cathedral Peak
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 ...

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Ganabu Ridge and Baboon Rock Hike

Overnight? Stay in Cathedral Peak
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 ...

Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Ploughman’s Kop Trail

Overnight? Stay in Mont-Aux-Sources
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 ...

Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Old Kraal and Yellowwood Forest Trail

Overnight? Stay in Giants Castle
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, ...

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Cathedral Peak Hike

Overnight? Stay in Cathedral Peak
Start: Cathedral Peak Hotel Finish: Cathedral Peak Hotel Duration: 19 km, 12+ hours (one very long day, if you make an early start) Fitness: this is an arduous ...

Hiking Trails / Sight Seeing / Sports & Leisure

Sentinel Peak trail

Overnight? Stay in Mont-aux-Sources
Start: Sentinel car park (almost 3 000 metres above sea level) Finish: Sentinel car park Duration: a whole day Fitness: fit (the hike may be shortened, but it is ...

Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Giant's Castle Hikes

Overnight? Stay in Giants Castle
Giant's Castle refers both to the landmark rock massif in the central Drakensberg, where it rests in amongst the peaks of Champagne Castle and Cathkin Peak, and the ...

Hiking Trails / Sight Seeing

Langalibalele Pass hike

Overnight? Stay in Giants Castle
Start: Giant's Castle camp Finish: Giant's Castle camp Duration: 6.5 km, roughly 5 hours Fitness: moderate Our tip: always remember seasonal clothing as the ...

Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure

Amphitheatre Heritage Trail

Overnight? Stay in Bergville
Start: there are numerous entrances, but Witsieshoek is one of them Finish: Royal Natal National Park Duration: 25 - 30 km over three days Fitness: average, but ...

Walks & Hiking / Sports & Leisure / Hiking Trails

Drakensberg Grand Traverse

Overnight? Stay in Sani Pass
Start: the Sentinel Finish: Bushman's Nek Duration: 200 km; anything from 12 to 15 days (average is 14) Fitness: above average fitness; it's tough, possibly the ...

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Ingogo Hiking Trail

Overnight? Stay in Newcastle
Start: site office Vulintaba estate, near Newcastle Finish: site office Vulintaba estate, near Newcastle Duration: 24 km over 2 days Fitness: average, with ...

Drakensberg as a destination

If you are considering visiting the Drakensberg region or have already booked your Drakensberg 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 Drakensberg, 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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Bergville, Bushmans Nek Valley, Cathedral Peak, Cedarville, Central Drakensberg, Champagne Valley, Drakensberg Gardens, Estcourt, Geluksburg, Giants Castle, Himeville, Kamberg, Kokstad, Matatiele, Monks Cowl, Mont-aux-Sources, Northern Drakensberg, Sani Pass, Southern Drakensberg, Sterkfontein, Swartberg, Underberg, Van Reenen, Winterton, Witsieshoek

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