To stay safe on the trail, we recommend that you look at these practical hiking tips:
We have described trails in South Africa - Hiking Trails in and Around Pretoria and Johannesburg to maximize the wildlife viewing experience from the hiking paths.
Finding your way in South Africa is relatively easy, although public transport is for most difficult to understand and not necessarily reliable. In addition, public transport routes are rarely in the vicinity of the hiking areas. Driving by car is often the best way to find your way to the hiking trails.
When you surf the Internet, you'll find numerous codes of conduct and suggestions for hikers. We take hike safety very seriously and we hope you will do the same. We follow the "HikeSafe Hiker Responsibility Code" that focuses on six easy to implement principles.