Cape Town Walks & Hiking

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Bloukop Hiking Trail

Where? Prince Albert
The Bloukop Hiking Trail can be found near Tierberg in the Prince Albert area, on the Bloukop Mountain. The circular trail is moderate in difficulty, and owing to its length of 11km, staying overnight in the ...

Helderberg Farm

Where? Somerset West
The Helderberg Farm is an institution in Somerset West, because it caters to the whole family, from adventurous activities through to strawberry picking. Bring your 4x4 because there is a fantastic route to ...

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 ...

Koeberg Nature Reserve

Where? Melkbosstrand
Located just off the R27, the Koeberg Nature Reserve in Melkbosstrand provides information on the Koeberg Power Station as well as guides for two walking trails in the reserve. Visitors are treated to a range ...

Peers Cave Hike

Where? Fish Hoek
Most people get to Peers Cave, above the dunes of Fish Hoek, in a fairly dignified manner, albeit a steep one. There is, after all, a fairly logical and easy to find path hewn for hikers that leaves a park­ing ...

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 ...

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 ...

Grysbok and Bushbuck Trails

Where? Heidelberg
Start: Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve, near the little village of Suurbraak or Heidelberg Finish: Grootvadersbosch Reserve Duration: various Fitness: moderate Our tip: their campsite, which has only a ...

Picnic at Doolhof Wine Estate

Where? Wellington
Meandering through Doolhof Estate is the picturesque Kromme River. The River Walk, which was created in 2007, allows visitors to enjoy the scenic views on offer at Doolhof. One can follow the meandering path ...

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 ...

Pakhuisberg Day Walk

Where? Cederberg
Start: Kliphuis campsite Finish: Kliphuis campsite Duration: 13 km Fitness: moderate to difficult Our tip: This is one of the routes mapped on the new version of the Peter Slingsby Hike The Cederberg map ...

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, ...

Garden Tour at Cellars Hohenort

Where? Constantia
The exquisite gardens of The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel, nestled in the verdant winelands of Constantia, Cape Town, are nothing less than breath-taking to see. Colours erupt as clivias and roses bloom; and ...

Walk with Meerkats

Where? Oudtshoorn
Walk on the wildside... A Meerkat is a small mammal of the Mongoose family with a Lemur-like face on only four toes on each foot, none of which were lost in a shoot-out despite the suggestive collective noun ...

Kalk Bay to Boomslang Cave Hike

Where? Kalk Bay
Start: Echo Valley sign Finish: Echo Valley sign Duration: 4 km, roughly 2 hours (but allow for stops and cave exploration) Fitness: easy Our tip: if you are claustrophic, then the caves aren't for you – ...

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