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Elands River Trail – A Waterfall Expedition

Elands River Trail – A Waterfall Expedition

On Sunday 10 February 2019, 10 of us decided to hike the much anticipated Elands River (Elandsrivier) Trail, located in the Limietberg Nature Reserve in Du Toit’s Kloof. I had previously hiked the Krom River Trail which has the same starting point (trail head) as […]

Knife’s Edge – Table Mountain Tight Rope Walk

Knife’s Edge – Table Mountain Tight Rope Walk

Knife’s Edge – Table Mountain Tight Rope Walk     On Sunday 16 September 2018, four of us decided to tackle what we thought was a relatively challenging hike where our tolerance for heights would be challenged, just briefly, as we navigated our way across […]

The Kraken – Table Mountain Endurance Hike

The Kraken – Table Mountain Endurance Hike

The Kraken – Table Mountain Endurance Hike     The inspiration for The Kraken – Table Mountain Endurance Hike was Belinda’s 32nd birthday. One evening, while at home, we were thinking of ideas of how we were going to celebrate Belinda’s birthday. Now the number […]

Devil’s Peak Hiking Trail

Devil’s Peak Hiking Trail

Devil’s Peak Hiking Trail     As a Capetonian, or anyone else really who visits the Mother City, one cannot escape the presence of Table Mountain. If you talk to anyone that doesn’t live in Cape Town they will tell you that the mountain has […]

Tygerberg Nature Reserve – Hiking Trails

Tygerberg Nature Reserve – Hiking Trails

Tygerberg Nature Reserve – Hiking Trails     Blog Post Updated on 21 July 2018   If you had to ask most Capetonians about a nature reserve on the top of Tygerberg hills, I can guarantee you that you will probably get a blank stare […]

Chapman’s Peak Trail – Hout Bay

Chapman’s Peak Trail – Hout Bay

Chapman’s Peak Trail – Hout Bay     Belinda and I got the chance to do this hike on Wednesday 18 July 2018 as part of our hiking club’s (SAPSTAP) day hikes plan for 2018. We were joined by Roderick who recently accompanied us our […]

India Venster – A Window over the Mother City

India Venster – A Window over the Mother City

India Venster – A Window over the Mother City   Post Updated on 09 July 2018   The word ‘venster’ is the translated Afrikaans word for ‘window’. This trail is called India Venster apparently because the ravine in which it is located resembles the geographical […]

The Dark Gorge – A Magical Place in the Forest

The Dark Gorge – A Magical Place in the Forest

The Dark Gorge- A Magical Place in the Forest UPDATED – 17 DECEMBER 2018 Newlands Forest is a firm favourite amongst Capetonians from all walks of life. It plays host to single people out for a stroll, joggers, trail runners, mountain bikers, families and their […]

The BOS 400 Sandy Bay Trail – The Naked Truth

The BOS 400 Sandy Bay Trail – The Naked Truth

This hike offers an up close and personal experience of the natural beauty that Hout Bay has to offer Updated on 02 February 2019 The wreck of the BOS 400 barge is located off the coastal suburb of Hout Bay in Cape Town. According to […]

Hiking in Newlands Forest

Hiking in Newlands Forest

 Newlands Forest Hikes – so many to choose from      Newlands Forest is a firm favourite amongst Capetonians from all walks of life. It plays host to single people out for a stroll, joggers, trail runners, mountain bikers, families and their kids and of […]