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Gems in South Africa - 2

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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 - 18

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Favorite Suikerbosrand views.
Intermediate/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 A tranquil view down by the Klip River.
Intermediate

Riverside Loop

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

Johanne…, 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 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
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 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 942' Up 287.09 m Up 936' Down 285.32 m Down

Brits, 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 A tranquil view down by the Klip River.
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

South Africa Hiking

  • 628 Miles 1,011 Kilometers of Trail
  • 26 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 15 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 33 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 35 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in South Africa - 57

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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
2.4 mi 3.8 km #3Made on Earth Hiking Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Diepsloot, ZA
Intermediate/Difficult
Diepsloot, ZA
3.6 mi 5.8 km #4Wodehouse Trail
Difficult
Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
Difficult
Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #5Bloubos Trail
Easy
Johannesburg, ZA
Easy
Johannesburg, ZA
3.4 mi 5.5 km #6Stellenboschberg to Assegaaibosch
Difficult
Stellenbosch, ZA
Difficult
Stellenbosch, ZA
2.7 mi 4.3 km #7Sunbird Trail
Very Difficult
Johannesburg, ZA
Very Difficult
Johannesburg, ZA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #8Kiepersol Trail
Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
2.6 mi 4.1 km #9Panorama Trail: Kurktrekker to Swartboskloof
Difficult
Grabouw, ZA
Difficult
Grabouw, ZA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #10Dassie Trail
Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA

Photos of South Africa - 139

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A friend sitting and enjoying the view on top of the summit. Shelter Rock
Aug 13, 2020 near Brits, ZA
Mnweni Pass
Jan 18, 2021 near Bergville, ZA
My Girlfriend standing on the edge of the summit of Shelter Rock
Aug 13, 2020 near Brits, ZA
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