Anysberg is in the transitional zone between mountain fynbos and Klein Karoo veld, so it’s a botanist’s dream with wonderful succulents in the lower reaches and magnificent proteas on the upper slopes.
From Mount Kilimanjaro, the fourth highest peak in the world, to the 3 482-metre high Thaba Ntlenyana in Lesotho, Africa has some of the most interesting peaks south of the equator. Here's the lowdown on why you should conquer the highest peaks in East and Southern Africa.
The re-opening of one of the few partially shaded routes on Table Mountain,Woody Ravine, in the second half of 2012 was great news.The path has been repaired and now makes a good, steep and direct route to the top.
The trails to the iconic Maltese Cross and Wolfberg Arch may be the best-known Cederberg routes, but here are three more hilly hikes to spice up the Easter holidays or your next long weekend in the Western Cape.
If you have a sense of adventure, bum-sliding, rock-hopping and swimming through a kloof will give you an adrenalin kick.
I always start a new year with a list of summits I’d like to tick off. Here are some of my favourites in South Africa...
Robberg Nature Reserve in Plettenberg Bay is a spectacular mountain that gets even more spectacular the more you venture on it. While hiking along this route you will see the most amazing views.
Pack a daypack and hit one of these family-friendly trails to spice up the long summer holidays.
While the scenic huts on iconic coastal trails such as the Otter need no introduction, the number of superb overnight accommodation options on inland hikes might come as a surprise.