1The Otter Trail
The granddaddy of them all through the breathtaking forest, ocean and mountain terrain of the Tsitsikamma National Park - eco-trekking at its best. Booking is essential.
2Wolkberg Wilderness, Haenertsburg
As wild as it gets. Indistinct tracks with virtually no facilities means this strenuous trail is for experienced, hard-core wilderness experts only.
3Knysna to Addo Mega-Hike, Western and Eastern Cape
Go walk about - 21 days traversing some of the country’s most spectacular wilderness staying in mobile tented camps.
4Olifants River Backpack Trail, Kruger
A rough guided hike where self-sufficiency is the name of the game.
5Brandwater Hiking Trail, Free State
A 72km, 5-day challenging circular route, with beautiful views of the Free State and Maluti mountains; plentiful antelope and birds.
6Silhouette Hiking Trail, Northern Cape
A mix of easy walking and fun scrambles, but always with options for the less adventurous.
7Slaying the Dragon
A 230 km traverse of the Drakensberg chain ladders from the Sentinel car park to Bushman’s Nek. Not to be taken lightly.
8Amatola Hiking Trail, Eastern Cape
Just over 100Km long, this 6 day trail begins close to King Williams Town and ends at Hogsback. Indigenous forest and an abundance of waterfalls and mountain pools make this a special journey.
9Mehloding hiking trail, Southern Berg
A little-known community-run gem, with unforgettable scenery and a rich cultural heritage.
10Fanie Botha Trail
Classic hike in the valleys and mountains around Sabie, Mpumalanga.