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There are seven day hikes in Golden Gate Highlands National Park ranging from 45 minutes to four hours and one incredible two-night trail.

Pick up a copy of our October issue to read our definitive guide to Golden Gate that uncovers four different ways to spend a weekend in the national park and includes all the info you need to tackle these awesome hikes.

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Most of the hikes depart from Glen Reenen Rest Camp and there is one that starts behind the Golden Gate Hotel. All wind around or up the orange sandstone cliffs, dip into forested ravines and windswept grasslands.

Golden Gate is the perfect trip for visitors from Durban, Joburg or Bloem being three hours away from all city centres.

Day visitors are also welcome to visit the park and do these fantastic trails. The conservation fee costs just R44 per person.

 

Get your free Golden Gate trails map

In the October issue of Getaway you’ll find a variety of ways to spend a weekend in Golden Gate. To best appreciate this beautiful park, we recommend exploring it on foot. Here’s our map to all the hikes in Golden Gate.

Download here

 

See more in October issue of Getaway magazine.

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