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Best trails in Kwazulu-Natal

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Trying to find the best Kwazulu-Natal trails? AllTrails has 67 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, trail running trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Okhahlamba NU, Bonjaneni or Mpofana NU, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 37 moderate trails in Kwazulu-Natal ranging from 1.3 to 14.2 miles and from 288 to 10,075 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Kwazulu-Natal
Top trails (67)
#1 - Sentinel Peak
uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 4 h 38 m
Sentinel Peak is a 7.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Bonjaneni, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, waShow more
#2 - Thukela Gorge Trail
uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 4 h 7 m
This trail takes you to one of the greatest wonders of Drakensberg Park, the Amphitheater, which is a rock cliff three times larger than El Capitan in Yosemite.Show more
#3 - Gudu Falls Circuit Walk
uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 27 m
Gudu Falls Circuit Walk is a 6.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Okhahlamba NU, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily uShow more
#4 - Drakensberg Grand Traverse
uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park
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Length: 125.5 mi • Est. Multi-day
Drakensberg Grand Traverse is a 125.5 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Bonjaneni, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa that features a river and is only recommended for very experienceShow more
#5 - Silver Hill: Bearded Vulture Hike
Mpofana NU, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
This route is only open to guests of the Silver Hill Lodge.Show more
#6 - Cathedral Peak
uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park
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Length: 11.5 mi • Est. 8 h 3 m
Cathedral Peak is a 11.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Ngoba, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#7 - Keartland’s Pass, Blind Man's Corner, and Crystal Falls Loop
uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 4 h 20 m
Keartland’s Pass, Blind Man's Corner, and Crystal Falls Loop is a 7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Okhahlamba NU, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa that features a waterfall and is ratedShow more
#8 - Lookout Rock, Tiger Falls, Cascades Loop
uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 21 m
Lookout Rock, Tiger Falls, Cascades Loop is a 4.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Bonjaneni, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. TheShow more
#9 - Sterkhorn Mountain (Mount Memory)
uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 7 h
This is one of the most satisfying and challenging single day hikes up a standalone Drakensberg peak - it ranks alongside Cathedral Peak which is also about 10,000 ft high and 5,000ft elevation gain. Show more
#10 - Yellowwood Forest and Dip Tank Loop
uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
Yellowwood Forest and Dip Tank Loop is a 2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Imbabazane NU, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trShow more
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