Best lake trails in South Africa

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Explore the most popular lake 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 lake trails in South Africa
Top trails (35)
#1 - Constantia Nek
Table Mountain National Park
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 4 h 58 m
This hike climbs on a partially paved trail up from Hout Bay Road to Devilliersdam, Alexandra Reservoir, Victoria Reservoir, then eventually Woodhead Reservoir. There are several other trails and route variations in this area.Show more
#2 - Jonkershoek Waterfalls
Jonkershoek Nature Reserve
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 14 m
#3 - Skeleton Gorge Trail
Table Mountain National Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 2 h 32 m
#4 - Elephant's Eye
Table Mountain National Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
#5 - Kings Kloof Farm: Blue Route
Krugersdorp, Gauteng, South Africa
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 3 h 23 m
#6 - Constantia Corner Circuit
Table Mountain National Park
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 56 m
#7 - Noordhoek Peak from Silvermine Dam
Table Mountain National Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
Excellent views, but user's have reported the signage is not always clear, so be prepared with a map. Show more
#8 - Newlands Forest: Short Circular
Newlands Forest
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
#9 - Cecilia Forest to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 2 h 27 m
#10 - Modderfontein Nature Reserve
Modderfontein Nature Reserve
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 1 h 42 m
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