Overberg - Hiking

The best view of fynbos is on foot! When you hike through the mountains and valleys of the Overberg, you have time to appreciate the thousands of floral species that make up the Cape Floral Region.

From the Hottentots Holland Mountains in the West, the Riviersonderend Mountains in the North to the Atlantic and Indian Ocean coastlines, hikers are spoilt for choice in this thriving part of the Cape.

Famous multi day hikes include the Whale Trail in the de Hoop Nature Reserve, but there…

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Hiking in Overberg
Hiking in Overberg

The best view of fynbos is on foot! When you hike through the mountains and valleys of the Overberg, you have time to appreciate the thousands of floral species that make up the Cape Floral Region.

From the Hottentots Holland Mountains in the West, the Riviersonderend Mountains in the North to the Atlantic and Indian Ocean coastlines, hikers are spoilt for choice in this thriving part of the Cape.

Famous multi day hikes include the Whale Trail in the de Hoop Nature Reserve, but there are also plenty of shorter options along deserted beaches and amongst flowing plants, not found elsewhere in the world.

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Elgin|Hermanus | Hiking - Green Mountain Trail - Hiking

If slackpacking is about combining fantastic hiking with en suite accommodation and country cooking, then the Green Mountain Trail ticks all the right boxes. Set in the picturesque Overberg region just an hour’s drive from Cape Town, the sixty kilometre trail is broken down into a very manageable four days, each showcasing a different aspect of the environment. Walking with only a light pack,......
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Swellendam | Hiking - The Whale Trail - Slackpacking

De Hoop Nature Reserve – The Whale Trail Experience. Discover the enchanting wonders of De Hoop Nature Reserve, a dazzling gem among Cape Nature's flagship reserves. Nestled in Africa's southernmost point, this magical environment seamlessly merges sea and mountains, creating a harmonious blend of freshwater and marine ecosystems teeming with a remarkable variety of aquatic and terrestrial As......
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