Hiking and Angling Trails

by CapeNature

Same day bookings must be made before 10am on that day. Only future bookings can be made after 10am.
 Name of ReserveTrails openTotal CapacityTicket OfficeCapeNature 4-step Health & Safety Process AppliesOpen Access / Private Land Owners (Unmanned gate rules & regulations apply)
1De Hoop Nature ReserveDay Visitor120CapeNature website – onlineXIn addition, permits are available for sale at the De Hoop Collection Entrance Gate

De Mond Nature Reserve



Sterna – an easy 7km (3 hours) circular50CapeNature website – onlineX
De Mond to Waenshuis, Arniston – unidirectional coastal trek, 14kms (4.5 hours)50CapeNature website – onlineX
Fishing Activity50CapeNature website – onlineX
3Walker Bay Nature ReserveBeach Walk100CapeNature website – onlineX
4Robberg Nature ReserveGap circuit – a short 2.1km, 30 minute stroll60CapeNature website – onlineX
Witsand Circuit – a 5.5km (2 hours) hike60CapeNature website – onlineX
Point Circuit – a 9.2 km (4 hours) hike60CapeNature website – onlineX
Fishing Activity25CapeNature website – onlineX
5Outeniqua Nature ReservePass-to-Pass – an easy 4.7km (3 hour) route30CapeNature website – onlineX
Kouma – 2 to 3 hour walk30CapeNature website – onlineX
Cradock Pass – a strenuous 24.8km (8 hrs)30CapeNature website – onlineX

Challenging Cradock – 19km

(8 hours)

30CapeNature website – onlineX
George Peak – 17km (7 hours)30CapeNature website – onlineX

Limietberg Nature Reserve



Bobbejaansrivier – a moderate 8km (6 hours) out-and-back route50CapeNature website – onlineX
Happy Valley – an easy 9km family route (6kms)50CapeNature website – onlineX
Rockhopper – an 8km (6 hours) moderate-to-difficult linear trail50CapeNature website – onlineX
Kromrivier – an easy out-and-back 7m (5 hours)50CapeNature website – onlineX
Elandsrivier – an 8km (6 hours) moderate-to-difficult linear trail50CapeNature website – onlineX
Miaspoort – an 8km (5 hours) steep climb50CapeNature website – onlineX
7Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve



Palmiet Trail, 6km (2 hours) route20CapeNature website – onlineX

Jonkershoek Nature Reserve



Tweede Waterval, an easy 6.4km out-and-back route50CapeNature website – onlineX
Sosyskloof Trail50CapeNature website – onlineX
Swartboskloof Trail – moderate, yet steep 18km (6 hours)

Trail currently closed, opening date to be advised

50CapeNature website – onlineX

Panorama – a steep (17km) 6-8 hour) trail

Trail currently closed, opening date to be advised

50CapeNature website – onlineX

Assegaaibosch Nature Reserve

Re-Opening on Friday, 7 August 2020

Walk Activity – long (6km)50CapeNature website – onlineX
Walk Activity – short (3km)50CapeNature website – onlineX
10Keurbooms Nature ReserveWalk Activity100CapeNature website – onlineX

Cederberg Wilderness (Algeria)



Skeurkrans – a circular hike (7-8 hours)50CapeNature website – onlineX
Wolfberg Arch – an out-and-back hike (7-8 hours)50Starting on private land and a permit is available from DwarsrivierX
Wolfberg Arch – an out-and-back hike (4 hours) from Keurbosfontein.50Permit obtainable from KeurbosfonteinX
Waterfall – an out-and-back walk (3 hours), starting at Algeria100CapeNature website – onlineX
Uitkyk trail – 2.5 – 3 hours out-and-back, easy walk100CapeNature website – onlineX
Wolfberg Arch – 6 hour, out-and-back from Driehoek Guest Farm to the Wolfberg Arch50Permits sold from Driehoek Guest FarmX
Maltese Cross – out-and-back hike (3 hours)50Starting on private land and a permit available from DwarsrivierX
12Cederberg Nature Reserve (Kliphuis)The Kliphuis Wandel Roete50CapeNature website – onlineX
Kliphuis Circle Route50CapeNature website – onlineX
Amon Circle Route50CapeNature website – onlineX
13Matjiesrivier Nature Reserve

Stadsvaal Cave and elephant rock art paintings

(Locked Gate Combination)

100Permits available from Dwarsrivier, Driehoek, Keurbosfontein, Nuwerus, Cederberg Oasis, Mount Cedar, Kromrivier


(Maximum capacity per Partner for sale)



(Locked Gate Combination)


14Kogelberg Nature Reserve



Palmiet River Walk


40CapeNature website – onlineX
Oudebosch to Leopard’s Gorge (start at Kogelberg entrance only)


30CapeNature website – onlineX
Kogelberg Trail (24km)15CapeNature website – onlineX
15RooisandWalking Activity40CapeNature website – onlineX

Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve



Rooikat (19km)20CapeNature website – onlineX
Heron (3km)

(Kindly note that the bird hide is currently closed)

20CapeNature website – onlineX

Boesmanskloof (12km)

Trail currently closed, opening date to be advised

24CapeNature website – onlineX
17Marloth Nature Reserve




Duiwelsbos (1.1km)10CapeNature website – onlineX
Koloniesbos, (4km)10CapeNature website – onlineX
Die Plaat (10.5km)

Shorter loops available

10CapeNature website – onlineX
Wamakersbos (10km)10CapeNature website – onlineX
18Gamkaberg Nature Reserve



Guarrie Trail (7km easy trail)10CapeNature website – onlineX
Spekboom Trail (1.3km easy trail)10CapeNature website – onlineX
Mousebird Trail (2.5km)10CapeNature website – onlineX
Pied Barbet Trail (4.1km)10CapeNature website – onlineX
Overhang & Back (14.4km)30CapeNature website – onlineX
19Goukamma Nature Reserve



Blombos Trail (Medium circular 13km; Short Circular 6.5km; Long circular 15km)15CapeNature website – onlineX
Galjoen Trail (12km)15CapeNature website – onlineX
Cape Clawless Otter (6,5km)15CapeNature website – onlineX
Buffalo Bay Trail (4,2km)15CapeNature website – onlineX
Bushpig Trail (6.5km)20CapeNature website – onlineX
Fishing Activity10CapeNature website – onlineX
20Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve



Grysbok (15km) shorter loops available15CapeNature website – onlineX

Bushbuck (10km)

Shorter loops available

15CapeNature website – onlineX
Sleeping Beauty (8km)15CapeNature website – onlineX
21Gamkaskloof (Swartberg Nature Reserve)



Koningsgat Trail (1.4km)30CapeNature website – onlineX

Swartberg Nature Reserve

Ou Tol Circle Route (7.4km)20CapeNature website – onlineX
Platberg Circle Route (8.4km)20CapeNature website – onlineX
23Grootwinterhoek Nature ReserveProtea Pool (1.4km)50CapeNature website – onlineX
Groot Kliphuis (16km) 4 hours50CapeNature website – onlineX

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