Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Braille Trail: easy - 15 minutes.
Boekenhout Trail: easy to moderate - 30 minutes.
Stinkwood Trail: easy – 1 hour
Yellowwood Trail: moderate – 2 hours
Silvertree Trail: moderate (spectacular views) – 3-4 hours.
Smuts Track up Skeleton Gorge: difficult (ropes and ladders) - 6 hours.
Nursery Ravine: difficult (steep climb and steps) – 4 hours
The ever-popular Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts
in the renowned Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden has a stellar line-up of first-rate local and international acts for the 2017/2018 season. Gates for concerts open at 16h00. Tickets available at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden from the Tuesday before each concert – or online.
Lion's Head is a fairly easy walk; the last section becomes quite steep and requires the use of chains and the occasional ladder to clamber up certain sections. Picture-perfect views from the top especially at sunset. Full moon hikes are especially popular and come highly recommended - 3 hours
Silvermine - hiking to Elephant's Eye Cave, up to the Constantiaberg Tower and then down to the viewing platform above Hout Bay is one of the most rewarding hikes in the Cape Peninsula. Explore the cave and the diverse fynbos – 4 hours
Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve celebrates the exquisite countryside of the Western Cape. Here mountains tumble into lush valleys, and fruitful wine farms stretch for miles. Hikes offer abundant birdlife, scenic landscapes and interesting endemic flora.
Uitkyk Trail: moderate – 4 hours
Perdekraal Trail: moderate – 7 hours
Vista Trail: moderate – 2 hours
Du Toitskop Trail: moderate – 5 hours
Cat's Path Trail: moderate – 4 hours (one way)
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