Cape Town Walks & Hiking

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Hike And Picnic At Bontebok National Park

Where? Swellendam
Just a mere 6 kilometres from Swellendam is the Bontebok National Park. It is the ideal spot for a beautiful day hike and picnic. This area is part of the Cape Floral Kingdom and is abundant in exquisite ...

Follow the cobble stone road

Where? De Waterkant
A history paved in pebbles, a stone throw from the ocean, grounded on the mountain rock; De Waterkant (the Water side). Count the blessings of the Cape while counting your footsteps on the cobbles that link ...

V&A Waterfront Historical Guided Walking Tours

Where? V&A Waterfront
The guided historical walks at the V&A Waterfront, offers us the opportunity to see into the lives of seafarers, sailors and adventurers from a bygone era. Relive the frenzy of the shouts of the sailors ...

Murludi Hiking Trail

Where? Tulbagh
The Murludi Hiking Trail consits of various walking trails in the northern part of the Tulbagh Valley. The wine valley is a stunning site, but especially from a height on the hiking trails. Enjoy crossing ...

Spaanschemat River Trail

Where? Constantia
Starting just opposite Peddlars On The Bend, head off in the direction of Tokai. The route runs parallel to the Spaanschemat River and Strawberry Lane. You will go past Constantia Waldorf School and can ...

Cape Flower Route

Where? Cirusdal
Citrusdal is not only famous for citrus production and natural hot water springs, it also falls onto the Cape Flower Route - a journey through the explosion of exquisite flowers that burst into life between ...

Kings Block house to Kirstenbosch

Where? Cape Town
Start: parking area at Rhodes Memorial Finish: Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens Duration: 6 km, roughly 3 hours one way Fitness: moderate Our tip: end your hike at one of the two restaurants at Kirstenbosch ...

La Motte Hiking Trail

Where? Franschhoek
Anyone that has spent time in Franschhoek knows that this part of the Western Cape offers exquisite beauty in breath-takingly generous quantities. It can be enjoyed from the vineyards, from the little town ...

Stanley’s Light

Where? Ladismith
This obscure landmark was created in 1963 using a bicycle lamp and other materials. He fixed it to halfway up Elandsberg Mountain as an indicator for water availability. As the stream filled and flowed, ...

Maalgat Walk

Where? Cederberg
Start: Sanddrif camping area Finish: Sanddrif camping area Duration: 2 km, an hour or so Fitness: easy Our tip: day visitors are not allowed over long weekends or school holidays; get your permit from the ...

Doordrift Walk

Where? Constantia
The Doordrift Walk is an amalgamation of a few other trails and begins with The Alphen Trail. It then merges into the Diepriver Trail and takes you under the M3 and then trails down past Norman Henshilwood ...

The Alphen Trail

Where? Constantia
The Alphen Trail is possibly one of the most popular of the green belt walks of the Constantia Valley. The walk can start at either end, but most people park their cars on the bend of Alphen Drive that ...

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 ...

Interact with Elephants at Buffelsdrift

Where? Oudtshoorn
Day visitors and guests at Buffelsdrift Game lodge are invited to join their 3 baby elephants for an early morning or late afternoon walk around the waterhole and watch the sun set on the horizon. The ...

Diep River Trail

Where? Constantia
This easy route links up with a few other local trails so you can go for longer if you wish. Starting from Southern Cross Drive or Le Seur Avenue, you will trundle through the greenbelt and then link up ...

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