Hiking in South Africa

There is a large number of hiking trails in South Africa with levels of difficulty, accecability and luxury to suit any taste.

To ensure that you have a safe, healthy and enjoyable hike, also see Wilderness backpacking and Packing for a week of hiking. You may also be able to find more detailed descriptions of each trail on WikiOutdoors

Short Walks


Kruger National Park

Prior booking is essential for all trails in the park.

Kruger Park Central Reservations,  +27 12 428-9111, e-mail: .

Wilderness Trails

All trails are 2 Days and 3 Nights, starting at 3:30PM. R2 350 per person, hut accommodation and meals are included.


Luxury trails

Designed for the not so fit or those who do not want to rough it.

On luxury trails you generally only have to carry a light daypack, you will sleep in luxury accommodation every night and all meals are prepared for you.

Trails for the disabled


Most of the larger stores have a basic outdoors section. Makro and Game might stock the items you need.

There are also a number of stores specializing in outdoors equipment and supplies. You will find anything from water purification tablets to hiking boots and sleeping bags at Camp World and Outdoor Warehouse.

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