Best historic site trails in South Africa

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Explore the most popular historic site trails in South Africa with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of historic site trails in South Africa
Top trails (7)
#1 - Newlands Ravine Circular Walk
Table Mountain National Park
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 4 h 19 m
Great circular walk through Newlands Forest around the back of Devil's Peak.Show more
#2 - Sevilla Rock Art Trail
Clanwilliam, Western Cape, South Africa
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
#3 - Swallow Tail Falls, Big Tree, Bridal Veil Falls, Madonna and Child Falls Circuit
Hogsback, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 30 m
#4 - Yellowwood Forest and Dip Tank Loop
uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
#5 - Knysna Forest and Millwood Goldfields
Knysna NU, Western Cape, South Africa
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 48 m
Although very beautiful, Knysna can get very busy at peak times so take a drive the Goudveld Forest and a walk around the old gold mining town of Millwood.Show more
#6 - Cape Town Culture and Arts Walking Tour
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
Through its unique museums and neighborhoods, see why this city is a cultural and artistic powerhouse. Visitors who delve into Cape Town's culture and arts are in for an indelible experience. With 11 official languages, a multiplicity of religious and ethnic groups, and a political and social history that spans some of mankind's worst tragedies (apartheid) and most unforgettable triumphs (the election of Nelson Mandela), Cape Town invites us to explore not just South Africa's soul, but our own humanity as well.Show more
#7 - Gantouwpas Wagon Tracks and Cannon
Hottentots-Holland Nature Reserve
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m