Your guide to hiking the Fish River Canyon in Namibia, including medical forms, advice on what to take, costs, booking information and maps.
Blog posts: Hiking
Find the best trails, tips and guides to hiking, including reviews of the best destinations to take your tekkies.
Taking a path less trodden presents our columnist with an exercise in nature.
Scott Ramsay has been to some of the most untouched regions on the planet. In all his years of exploring, he counts his visits to the national parks and reserves of Southern Africa among the wildest.
The Bahananwa tribe live below the dramatic Blouberg mountain in Limpopo. Jacques Marais and his family get into nature’s rhythm at the African Ivory Route camp within their tribal grazing lands on the edge of Blouberg Nature Reserve.
This weekend get out of Johannesburg and say hello to the great outdoors. Drive 40 minutes in the direction of Hartbeespoort and walk one of the Hennops Hiking Trails.
If you have even a passing interest in hiking, make sure you do the Otter Trail at some point in your life. Here are some photos that I hope will inspire you.
Three new community-owned attractions will be opening up in 2015. Check out how you can make a difference just by travelling!
Challenge yourself physically and mentally with one of these five local long-distance hiking trails.
Since 1998, thousands of hikers have followed this slackpacking trail along South Africa’s Wild Coast. The 54-kilometre trail, which runs over 6 days and 5 nights, takes in a spectacular coastline with overnight stays at Kobb Inn, Mazeppa Bay, Wavecrest, Trennery’s and Morgan Bay.
Hiking Table Mountain’s three peaks in one (long) day is tough and not for the faint-hearted. Here’s how to do it.