The Best Hikes in South Africa

Cindy Baker at Table Mountain National Park
Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town, South AfricaTable Mountain National ParkCape Town, South AfricaThis is the view from Table Mountain of the "Lions Head", so-named for its resemblance to a crouching lion. The views on a clear day are not to be...Table mountain, Cape Town, South AfricaTable mountainCape Town, South AfricaAmazing view from the top of " Table mounting" in Capetown. You can hike ( wich I prefer) or you can take the cable car ! The name of the mountain...Cape Point, South AfricaCape PointSouth AfricaThe view of Cape of Good Hope from Cape Point. This is where the Indian ocean and the Atlantic ocean come together. Worth the hike or if you are...Table Mountain, Cape Town, South AfricaTable MountainCape Town, South AfricaView from my hotelroom "The Table Bay" on the most best-know mountain in South Africa : The Table Mountain. It's a flat-topped mountain forming a...Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Golden Gate Highlands National Park, South AfricaGolden Gate Highlands National ParkGolden Gate Highlands National Park, South AfricaA moderately easy hike and stunning view, plus the sunset reflecting on the rocks is gorgeous (and how the park earned its name!). Not far from...Tugela Falls, Giants Castle Game Reserve, South AfricaTugela FallsGiants Castle Game Reserve, South AfricaThe second tallest waterfall in the world at the top of the sentinel peak - amphitheater hike. Definitely do this while in the free state!Table Mountain, Capetown, Northern Cape, South AfricaTable Mountain, CapetownNorthern Cape, South AfricaRock climbing anyone? From here down one gets an awesome view of city of Capetown. There are also a few trails to hike on if you have the time! I...Blyde River Canyon, Sabie, South AfricaBlyde River CanyonSabie, South AfricaWas lucky to experience a moment by Blyde River Canyon in South Africa. A beautiful place with mountains, rock formations and a river. Even though...Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, Cape Town, South AfricaTable Mountain Aerial CablewayCape Town, South AfricaOn top of the world in Cape Town, South Africa. Majestic views in every direction of the city, surrounding mountains, Table Bay and the Atlantic...Tsitsikamma, Eastern Cape, South AfricaTsitsikammaEastern Cape, South AfricaTsitsikamma is a beautiful national park on the coast line of South Africa, on the Garden Route. It has dramatic cliffs and awesome nature,...Drakensberg, Free State, South AfricaDrakensbergFree State, South AfricaThe Drakensberg mountains is a beautiful region for hikes in South Africa. When walking, enjoy the nature around and on the ground. I found this...Sabie, South AfricaSabieSouth AfricaLone Creek Waterfall, just outside small town Sabie in the east of South Africa. A drop of something close to 80 meters. It is not Victoria Falls,...Chapmans Peak Drive, Cape Town, South AfricaChapmans Peak DriveCape Town, South AfricaAlong the road ...Chapman’s Peak Drive winds it way between Noordhoek and Hout Bay on the Atlantic Coast on the south-western tip of South Africa....The Otter Hiking trail, Aberdeen Plain, South AfricaThe Otter Hiking trailAberdeen Plain, South Africa#TroveOn Along the Otter Hiking Trail in Tsitsikamma National Park in South Africa you will find this waterfall roughly 1.5 hrs in from the Storms...The Otter Hiking trail, Aberdeen Plain, South AfricaThe Otter Hiking trailAberdeen Plain, South Africa#TroveOn If you choose to hike along the Otter Hiking Trail in Tsitsikamma National Park in South Africa to visit the waterfall that is roughly 1.5...Lotheni, Mkhomazi Wilderness area, South AfricaLotheniMkhomazi Wilderness area, South AfricaThis waterfall is a hidden gem in the Drakensberg. The park and surrounding area has magnificent scenery, beautiful waterfalls/rivers and great...Platberg, Harrismith, South AfricaPlatbergHarrismith, South AfricaClouds gathering around the edge of Platberg Mountain in Harrismith, South Africa. A town and a mountain worth some of your time. Hike it, climb to...Platberg, Harrismith, South AfricaPlatbergHarrismith, South AfricaOn top of the Platberg mountain in Harrismith, South Africa. A challenging trek for a newbie mountain climber like myself, but so worth it. The...Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Golden Gate Highlands National Park, South AfricaGolden Gate Highlands National ParkGolden Gate Highlands National Park, South AfricaThe Golden Gate Highlands NP is located north of the Drakensberg and mostly visited as a pass through to go to Lesotho. It is worth to stay for a...Transkei District, Eastern Cape, South AfricaTranskei DistrictEastern Cape, South AfricaJust a little waterfall during our hike
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