The Fynbos Trail - The Fynbos Trail is a unique nature experience in the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom. This three-day, 26km trail (with optional extra coastal section) meanders through hidden pockets of indigenous forest alive with birds, past tumbling waterfalls and exquisite fynbos. It’s a true voyage of discovery, led by expert guides who point out special plants and explain the role of birds, ants, fire and other participants in the symphony that is fynbos.

Hiking and Slackpacking with the The Fynbos Trail near Gansbaai, Overberg - South Africa

The Whale Trail - Overberg. De Hoop is a Marine Protected Area and world-renowned as one of the best whale-watching spots in the Western Cape. The whale trail is a 54km route from Potberg to Koppie Alleen and it includes five overnight stops. Hikers can savour the fragrance of fynbos on the Potberg Mountains and the unique fynbos plains intermingled with a salty sea air – such is the diversity of De Hoop Nature Reserve.

Hiking and Slackpacking with The Whale Trail in the De Hoop Nature Reserve, Overberg - South Africa

The Chokka Trail - The Chokka Trail is a 4 day/3 night slackpacking trail between Oyster Bay, St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis.  The trail is fully catered and unguided – hikers receive a map and route description for each day.

The Chokka Trail - The Chokka Trail is a 4 night slackpacking trail between Oyster Bay, St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis. The trail is fully catered and unguided – hikers receive a map and route description for each day.

Shipwreck Hiking Trails - Experience the jewel of the Sunshine coast.  Offering unique and unspoilt beaches, riverine and farmland environments. Hike in crocs/flip-flops along the beach, but boots are required for the riverine hike. This trail has 3 slackpacking options; or carry your backpacks if you prefer.

Hiking and Slackpacking in Port Alfred, South Afric with Shipwreck Hiking Trails

The Perlemoen Trail - The Perlemoen Green Flag slackpacking trail, centred around South Africa’s famous Great White shark cage diving and whale watching capital of Gansbaai, consists of 1 to 5 days hiking (with either catered or self-catering).

The Perlemoen Trail - The Perlemoen Green Flag slackpacking trail, centred around South Africa’s famous Great White shark cage diving and whale watching capital of Gansbaai, consists of 1 to 5 days hiking (with either catered or self-catering).

Tsitsikamma Mountain Trail - Tsitsikamma is an old Khoisan word that means ‘place of many waters.’ We like to refer to this wonderful hiking adventure as the Tsitsikamma Mountain Trail. It passes numerous rivers and streams and offers spectacular mountain and river gorge scenery.

Well-equipped overnight wooden cabins with mountain views and rivers and rock pools for swimming - Dirty Boots

Wild Coast Walks - We organise slackpacking along the Wild Coast of the Eastern Cape. Walk between a chain of connected family run hotels and eco-friendly guest lodges from Mbashe River (Haven Hotel) in the north to Kwelera River (Areena Resort) in the south, an unbroken stretch of golden beaches and wild untamed Transkei scenery.

Slackpacking hiking trails in the lower Wild Coast and Coffee Bay areas. Luxury ‘hotel hopping’ or B&B - Dirty Boots

The Donkey Trail - The Donkey Trail is a 30km, 3 night, two day, guided and fully catered hike into Gamkaskloof (Die Hel). The trail was started as a community development and animal rescue initiative and has become a popular hike with both local and foreign hikers.

Book your hiking or slackpacking trail today with the Donkey Trail in the Swartberg Mountains, South Africa - Dirty Boots

Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge - Slackpacking from Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge provides hikers an ideal opportunity to explore the iconic trails of the Northern Drakensberg, without the drama of heavy packs and camping in temperamental mountain weather.  One of the other advantages of using Witsieshoek as a ‘base camp’ is that the daily routing can be chosen based on the weather the mountains provide at the time of your visit.

Book your slackpacking trail today with Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge in the Drakensberg, South Africa - Dirty Boots

The Num Num Trail - Mpumalanga. This circular trail is 36.5km and ideally situated just 3 hours drive from Johannesburg/Pretoria between Machadodorp and Badplaas, is one of the newest additions to the multi day trails available and one of the few on private land. The trail traverses the amazing environment of the northern Drakensberg escarpment, ranging between middle and Highveld biomes...

Hiking and Slackpacking with The Num Num Trail, Mpumalanga - South Africa

Mtomeni Wilderness Trail - On the banks of the great Letaba River, inside the provincial reserve of Letaba Ranch, is a jewel called Mtomeni. Forming part of the Great Transfrontier Park, the area is home to a wide variety of wild animals and birds, and provides the perfect environment for “getting into the bush”.

Slackpacking and Walking Trails at Mtomeni Wilderness Trail, Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park - South Africa

Oystercatcher Trail - Garden Route. The OYSTERCATCHER TRAIL is a 4 day professionally guided, fully catered slackpacking trail where your every comfort is looked after. We transport your luggage from one luxury overnight guest house to the next one. All you carry is a small day pack. The traditional meals and hospitality will always be remembered and cherished.

Book your slackpacking trail today with the Oystercatcher Trail near Mossel Bay, South Africa - Dirty Boots

Kruger National Park - Wilderness Trails. Get your boots dirty and discover the big five on an ultimate foot safari in the untouched expansive wilderness of the Kruger National Park, surrounded by bush as far as the horizon. The Kruger Wilderness Trails are multi-day walking trails in the pristine wilderness sections of the park, where there is no set route or time constraints, allowing endless indulgence in the scents, sounds and sights of nature.

Book your slackpacking trail or foot safari today with Kruger National Park Wilderness Trails, South Africa - Dirty Boots

Cederberg Heritage Route - The Cederberg lies only 2½ hours north from Cape Town, however you feel as if you are in a different world. The country changes: wilder, warmer with a raw, dramatic beauty.  The towering Cederberg Mountains, brilliant purple, orange and pink in the late afternoon light, preside over fruit-filled valleys laden with the scent of orange blossom in the spring.

Book your slackpacking trail today with Cederberg Heritage Route, Cederberg Mountains - Dirty Boots

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