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South Africa Wilderness Walking Trails Guide

 
Wilderness Walking Trails
Travel Writer: EcoTravel Africa  
 

Seeing the big 5 and other dangerous animals from the security of a safari vehicle is exciting, but it is nothing compared to standing on your own two feet, deep in the African bush, miles from the nearest road and vehicle, and getting a close-up view of an African Lion, or a Black Rhino, or an African Elephant, or a Giraffe...

 
 
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A hiking safari ensures a thrilling up-close and personal experience of the bush. Accompanied by armed guides and living in small bush camps, you'll be closer to nature than ever before.

Believe me, once you have stood in the middle of a wilderness area, hearing only your own heartbeat, and surrounded by the unmistakable scent of wildlife, you will be hooked. This is truly one of the most rewarding ways to experience the wildlife of Southern Africa.

In South Africa, the most popular areas for wilderness trails are the game parks of KwaZulu-Natal and the Kruger National Park, where there is a choice of seven different trails, each with its own special character and attractions. Many other regions of South Africa are also offering morning walks, walking safaris and wilderness trails.

4-Day Walking Safari South Africa

This Safari is conducted in the Greater Kruger Park and designed for the keen adventurer. There is little that compares with the thrill of meeting the Big 5 on foot in their own terrain.

Depart From: Johannesburg

Imfolozi Short Wilderness Trail South Africa

The wilderness trail is conducted over 3 days in the pristine Imfolozi wilderness area where access is only permitted on foot. Armed rangers accompany you whilst exploring the wilderness.

Depart From: Hluhluwe

Imfolozi 4-Day Base Trail South Africa

The wilderness trail is conducted in the pristine Imfolozi wilderness area where access is only permitted on foot or horseback. There are no roads and the only tracks are those made by animals.

Depart From: Hluhluwe

Imfolozi Bushveld Trails South Africa

Explore the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve on foot during summer from December to end of January with guides whilst overnighting at one base camp.

Depart From: Hluhluwe

Kruger Park Wilderness Trails South Africa

This is the ultimate African wilderness safari experience. Groups of up to 8, traverse the wilderness under the guidance of experienced, armed rangers, who unwrap the wonders of the Kruger National Park to the uninitiated.

Depart From: Kruger Park

 

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South Africa has many top Game / Nature Reserves, and is home to many of the mammals of southern Africa. Numerous wildlife safari and tour companies operate guided tours to South Africa. Popular adventure travel activities in South Africa include: horse riding safaris, elephant back safaris, mountain biking, birding, wilderness walking trails, science safaris and volunteering especially for GAP year students.
 
 
 
South Africa Extreme / Adventure Travel
Abseiling / Climbing Horse Riding Trails
Adventure Racing Hot Air Ballooning
Bungee / Swinging Mountain Biking
Canoeing / Kayaking Paragliding / Hang
Diving / Snorkelling River Rafting (WW)
Flyfishing / Fishing Sailing / Wind Surfing
Flying / Gliding (FW) Tree Top Tours
Hiking / Trekking Wilderness Trails
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