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160 mi 258 km of trail 23 Recommended Routes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 12 Trails Intermediate Trails 26 Trails Hard Trails 34 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

Recommended Routes in South Africa - 15

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Favorite Gum-pole river crossing bridge.
Intermediate

Riverside Loop

4.0 mi 6.5 km 259' Up 78.91 m Up 258' Down 78.61 m Down

Johanne…, ZA
Favorite Suikerbosrand views.
Difficult

Suikerbosrand Trail

11.5 mi 18.4 km 2,181' Up 664.74 m Up 2,182' Down 665.06 m Down

Heidelberg, ZA
Favorite The Rainforest trail that leads up to God's Window
Intermediate

God's Window

0.7 mi 1.1 km 204' Up 62.27 m Up 204' Down 62.03 m Down

Graksop, ZA
Favorite A view of the Tswaing meteor impact crater.
Easy

Tswaing Crater Trail

4.1 mi 6.6 km 377' Up 114.94 m Up 377' Down 114.92 m Down

Mabopane, ZA
Favorite A tranquil view down by the Klip River.
Intermediate

Wildlife Loop

7.8 mi 12.6 km 959' Up 292.37 m Up 959' Down 292.37 m Down

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 86' Up 26.26 m Up 86' Down 26.07 m Down

Graksop, ZA
Favorite Gum-pole river crossing bridge.
Very Difficult

Multiple Lookout Loop

5.8 mi 9.3 km 789' Up 240.37 m Up 789' Down 240.61 m Down

Johanne…, ZA
Favorite Famous Red Disa
Difficult

Myburgh's Waterfall Ravine

1.3 mi 2.1 km 936' Up 285.29 m Up 936' Down 285.31 m Down

Constantia, ZA

Trails in South Africa - 49

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

Photos of South Africa - 129

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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