#21 of 21 nature reserves in Western Cape

Best trails in Outeniqua Nature Reserve

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Explore the most popular trails in Outeniqua Nature Reserve with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

Situated a five hour drive east of Cape Town, near the town of George, the Outeniqua Nature Reserve is a striking natural landscape. The reserve offers many kilometres of trails, passing through five popular mountain passes. Some of the trails are day hikes whereas three of them are multi-day backpacking routes. The 38,000 hectare reserve is also great for bird watching. As with many South African reserves, visitors here are sure to see unique vegetation and animals.

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Map of trails in Outeniqua Nature Reserve
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Top trails (1)
#1 - Cradock Peak Trail [CLOSED]
Outeniqua Nature Reserve
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Length: 17.2 km • Est. 7 h 32 m
Cradock Peak Trail is a 17.2 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near George, Western Cape, South Africa that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The traiShow more