If the great outdoors is your passion, then Cape Town has plenty to offer. Numerous walking and hiking trails in and around the area will provide you with days of enjoyment.
Set among some of the most beautifully scenic backdrops in all of Africa, Cape Town provides a variety of waterfalls and ravines to compliment your adventures. Exotic Birdlife is also in abundance in many of the forested areas.
Be sure to plan your trip well. While there are many posted signs to guide you along your way, bringing your own maps, with a well marked route, will allow for the most successful trip. An alternative would be to befriend, or hire a local guide who can easily take you through the area.
No matter where you decide to spend your day hiking or walking among the beauties of nature, keep in mind that Cape Town has temperamental weather habits. It is best to be prepared for any weather conditions before setting out on any long journey. Be sure to take plenty of water and warm clothing, even if current weather conditions don’t require them. You can also read more about hiking in winter time specifically, which has more information on the best routes etc.
Did you discover any interesting walking or hiking routes whilst in Cape Town, feel free to discuss them with other travelers below…