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160 mi 258 km of trail 23 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 20 Trails Intermediate Trails 33 Trails Hard Trails 19 Trails
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gem Favorite The seating area at the little bar on the side of the Blyde River

River Bank Bar

(1) Graksop, ZA
gem Favorite Gum-pole river crossing bridge.

Sarel Marais Family Homestead

(2) Johanne…, ZA

Featured Hikes in South Africa - 15

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Favorite Gum-pole river crossing bridge.
Easy/Intermediate

Riverside Loop

4.0 mi 6.5 km • Loop • 259 ft Ascent 78.91 m Ascent

(2) Johanne…, ZA
Favorite The Rainforest trail that leads up to God's Window
Intermediate

God's Window

0.7 mi 1.1 km • Loop • 204 ft Ascent 62.27 m Ascent

(1) Graksop, ZA
Favorite Suikerbosrand views.
Intermediate/Difficult

Suikerbosrand Trail

11.5 mi 18.4 km • Loop • 2,181 ft Ascent 664.74 m Ascent

(1) Heidelberg, ZA
Favorite A tranquil view down by the Klip River.
Intermediate

Wildlife Loop

7.8 mi 12.6 km • Loop • 959 ft Ascent 292.37 m Ascent

(1) Johanne…, ZA
Favorite Take in the view and the sounds of this waterfall near the Bourke's Luck Potholes. It is very peaceful.
Easy

Bourke's Luck Potholes

0.7 mi 1.1 km • Out and Back • 86 ft Ascent 26.26 m Ascent

(1) Graksop, ZA
Favorite Gum-pole river crossing bridge.
Difficult

Multiple Lookout Loop

5.8 mi 9.3 km • Loop • 789 ft Ascent 240.37 m Ascent

(1) Johanne…, ZA
Favorite A view of the Tswaing meteor impact crater.
Easy

Tswaing Crater Trail

4.1 mi 6.6 km • Loop • 377 ft Ascent 114.94 m Ascent

(1) Mabopane, ZA
Favorite A view of the Hartebeespoort dam from the northern slopes of the Magaliesberg mountain range.
Difficult

Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve Loop

3.4 mi 5.5 km • Loop • 942 ft Ascent 287.09 m Ascent

(1) Brits, ZA

Trails in South Africa - 49

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1.7 mi 2.8 km #1Swartboskloof
Difficult
Stellenbosch, ZA
Difficult
1.7 mi 2.8 km Stellenbosch, ZA
17.1 mi 27.5 km #2Ribbok Trail
Difficult
Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
Difficult
17.1 mi 27.5 km Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
3.6 mi 5.8 km #3Wodehouse Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.6 mi 5.8 km Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
3.4 mi 5.5 km #4Stellenboschberg to Assegaaibosch
Difficult
Stellenbosch, ZA
Difficult
3.4 mi 5.5 km Stellenbosch, ZA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #5Bloubos Trail
Easy
Johannesburg, ZA
Easy
1.9 mi 3.0 km Johannesburg, ZA
2.7 mi 4.3 km #6Sunbird Trail
Extremely Difficult
Johannesburg, ZA
Extremely Difficult
2.7 mi 4.3 km Johannesburg, ZA
2.6 mi 4.1 km #7Panorama Trail: Kurktrekker to Swartboskloof
Difficult
Grabouw, ZA
Difficult
2.6 mi 4.1 km Grabouw, ZA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #8Kiepersol Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
Easy/Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Johannesburg, ZA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #9Wildebeest Trail
Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Johannesburg, ZA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #10Dassie Trail
Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.8 km Johannesburg, ZA
2.1 mi 3.3 km #11Beacon Trail
Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.3 km Johannesburg, ZA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #12Connecting Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Johannesburg, ZA
Intermediate/Difficult
0.6 mi 1.0 km Johannesburg, ZA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #13Tswana Trail
Easy
Johannesburg, ZA
Easy
0.3 mi 0.5 km Johannesburg, ZA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #14Gifbol Trail
Easy
Johannesburg, ZA
Easy
0.8 mi 1.3 km Johannesburg, ZA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #15Legae Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Johannesburg, ZA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #16Ruins Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Johannesburg, ZA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Johannesburg, ZA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #17Suikerbosrand Loop 1
Heidelberg, ZA
1.7 mi 2.7 km Heidelberg, ZA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #18Platteklip Gorge
Intermediate/Difficult
Cape Town, ZA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Cape Town, ZA
10.9 mi 17.5 km #19Contour Path
Intermediate
Constantia, ZA
Intermediate
10.9 mi 17.5 km Constantia, ZA
5.5 mi 8.8 km #20Panorama Trail: Upper Contour to Kurktrekkersnek
Difficult
Stellenbosch, ZA
Difficult
5.5 mi 8.8 km Stellenbosch, ZA

Photos of South Africa - 128

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View of Pringle and False Bay
Oct 10, 2019 near Somerse…, ZA
Going down Brandwag, almost there.
Feb 23, 2016 near Phuthad…, ZA
A view of the Drakensberg Amphitheater at the top of the Tugela Waterfall, the second highest in the world.
Feb 16, 2016 near Phuthad…, ZA
Contour around Three Sisters
Apr 30, 2019 near Grabouw, ZA
The iconic waterfall of the Karkloof reserve
Sep 27, 2017 near Howick, ZA
Kogelberg Nature Reserve after a New Years fire-taken from Perdeberg Peak.
Apr 30, 2019 near Grabouw, ZA
No hiding from the African sun.
Mar 1, 2016 near Phuthad…, ZA
The seating area at the little bar on the side of the Blyde River
Dec 20, 2015 near Graksop, ZA

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