This comprehensive trail directory should be useful for anyone who wants to explore South Africa on foot. Every major trail is covered, with a clear description of each hike, its length and estimated time, plus information on hike accommodation, facilities and activities.
This comprehensive trail directory should be useful for anyone who wants to explore South Africa on foot. Every major trail is covered, with a clear description of each hike, its length and estimated time, plus information on hike accommodation, facilities and activities such as abseiling and diving. Complete contact details for booking your hikes are listed under each entry. Whether you want to experience the beautiful, barren landscape of the Karoo, wander through Cape fynbos, see the wonderful birds and lush indigenous forests of the Garden Route, spot game on a wilderness hike in Mpumalanga, or go on a trail in the hiker's mecca of the Drakensberg - you will find all the information you need in this volume. The book is also a guide to selecting hiking equipment, staying safe on the trail and dealing with emergencies that may arise. In addition, there is a glossary of specialized terms and Afrikaans words that are used in the book, and a handy section where you can record your own hiking experiences.
Well-known authors Willie and Sandra Olivier have covered thousands of kilometres throughout southern Africa, exploring the area both by road and on foot. They are the authors of The Guide to Hiking Trails - Exploring Southern Africa on Foot, The Guide to Backpacking and Wilderness Trails, Hiking Trails of Southern Africa, Exploring the Natural Wonders of South Africa, Overland through Southern Africa, African Adventurer's Guide to Namibia and the highly successful Touring in South Africa. They live in Hochland Park, Windhoek, Namibia.
Hiking Trails of South Africa by Willie Olivier
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Struik Publishers (Pty) Ltd
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