Hikes and Trails Worth Talking About


There is no better way to experience an authentic African escape than on foot. The vast expanse of the bushveld and savannahs of Mpumalanga provide the ideal backdrop for exploring this region. Where should you be sure to visit? Let’s dive in!

Rhino Walking Safaris

Located in the South Eastern portion of the park, Rhino Walking Safaris offer exclusive walking trails that are part of the famous Kruger National Park, with expert guides, you can experience the wilderness in an intimate setting or you’re welcome to make your own way as you find walking safaris and infamous hiking trails native to Mpumalanga waiting to be explored.

Shindzela Tented Bush Camp

These walks are ideal for those wanting to experience game viewing in a more intimate and personal setting. With a guide and tracker, these trips are designed to take about 2 to 4 hours, enough time to unwind, explore the beauty of nature and this will definitely leave you wanting more!

The Num-Num Trail

The Num-Num trail is regarded as one of the best and most enjoyable long trails in South Africa. It displays the very best of Mpumalanga's diverse landscapes and wildlife. Take it easy as you absorb all that surrounds you or push yourself and work up a good sweat for those more advanced.

Wathaba Hiking Trails

The Wathaba hiking trails are situated in the heart of Mpumalanga’s stunning and diverse wilderness and are absolutely perfect for families looking for a weekend getaway. With numerous fascinating creatures to discover, these trails are sure to have everyone wanting to explore and the whole family will want to come back for another visit!

Blyde River Canyon Hiking Trails

The Blyde River Canyon Hiking Trails are a self-guided tour that explores some of the province's most stunning and famous natural features and with varying duration and technicality, the trails can accommodate all levels of experience. The diverse landscapes and fascinating ecosystems present make Mpumalanga a great place to explore nature while encouraging a love for hiking and walking.

Offering some of the most geographically diverse landscapes in South Africa, Mpumalanga hiking destinations give rise to an assortment of ecosystems and environments thriving with life and wildlife, making for a traveller’s treasure-trove of hiking and walking safari experiences, get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!

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