South Africa - Hiking Trails in and Around Pretoria and Johannesburg

Save valuable time when planning your hiking adventure


Visit the nature reserves and wildlife parks in and around Pretoria and Johannesburg with outstanding hiking opportunities that can compete with other top destinations in South Africa.


Explore astonishing trails

Explore over 120 hiking trails

For three years, the authors explored and recorded 837 kilometers (523 miles) of astonishing hiking trails and walks in amazing landscapes, encountering giraffes, zebras and rhinos, magnificent valleys, and unique people and culture.

Optimize your travel schedule

Make the most out of your holiday

Most trails can be completed in 4-6 hours as day trips from Pretoria and Johannesburg.

Hiking videos

Enjoy affordable access to nature reserves

Forget about expensive safaris as the guidebook offers hiking trails in very affordable nature reserves.

GPS E-trails

Maximize your hiking time with GPS E-trails

Although most trails can be completed without a GPS device, you can download 148 carefully recorded E-trails from our website to maximize your time on the trail.

Travel independently

Travel independently in South Africa

All hiking trails can be reached by car and start and end at your car or drop-off point, making it easier to plan your trip.