What is it really like to go gorilla trekking in Rwanda? Darrel Bristow-Bovey went exploring the Mountains of the Moon, and found that the experience was not profound – at least, not in the way that he expected.
Blog posts: Hiking
Find the best trails, tips and guides to hiking, including reviews of the best destinations to take your tekkies.
Gautengers, did you know the ultimate hiking route is on your doorstep? If you have a week or more, try this circular route into Limpopo and Mpumalanga and experience beautiful forests, tumbling waterfalls, and some of the best views South Africa has to offer.
We explored the heights and sights of the Leopard Trail, South Africa’s newest multi-day hike, hidden deep in the Baviaanskloof: here’s what we found!
The Cederberg is full of wild and remote campsites – but for the best, you have to know where to look. Jacques Marais picks eight of the best for exploring the surrounding mountains by hiking, biking, or scrambling.
Ever wanted to hike the Spanish Camino de Santiago? You can practise right here at home with the Karoo’s gruelling Tankwa Camino, but it’ll take grit.
Nature is one of the quickest routes to relaxation and Hogsback is the perfect place to do it.
Cape Town has a sickening number of beautiful places to watch the sunset from, and topping the list is Lion’s Head. Yes, it’s popular and touristy. But damn is it pretty.
A stay in Storms River Village is bound to get the heart thumping. Paddle, swim, jump, hike and bike your way through South Africa’s adventure town.
St Fort is a historical sandstone home dating back to 1913 set on Free State farmland underneath ochre-orange Maluti Mountains just 5 kilometres away from the arty village and Getaway readers get a 10% discount to stay here.
Your guide to hiking the Fish River Canyon in Namibia, including medical forms, advice on what to take, costs, booking information and maps.