Multiple Lookout Loop
ElevationAscent: 789' 240 m
Descent: -789' -241 m
High: 5,748' 1,752 m
Low: 5,099' 1,554 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 42% (23°)
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“The jewel of southern Johannesburg.”— South African Hiker
From there, the trail will take you westward on the Gifbol Trail, to your first river crossing at a bridge constructed from gum-poles. From this point, the path ventures north on a section of the Dassie Trail, which connects to the Sunbird Trail. The trail continues north to northwest, and the ascent becomes more intense.
Once you reach the Sunbird Trail lookout point, the trail will make a turnaround and the heading will change southward again as the descent begins. When you reach the trail connector, the Sunbird Trail will turn west to complete the final leg of the descent. At the end of the Sunbird Trail, you'll reach the intersection with the Dassie Trail and head north toward the Silent Pool where you'll cross the river again to meet the Bloubos Trail.
The trail has a fairly flat surface with easy hiking, demanding ascents, challenging descents and some scrambling. Both the ascents and descents are on well-maintained paths with steps etched into the path.
nine large mammal species which include zebras, black wildebeest, blesbok, springbok and red hartebeest. There is also an assortment of insect life, which includes various butterflies, geckos and lizards. Smaller mammals in the reserve include Klip Dassies.
Land Manager: Johannesburg City Parks