Me, Rachel Swailes. My blog about stuff I get up to in and around the Western Cape, Cape Town, George, Wilderness, Hermanus and other cool places :)

Stuff to do in the Western Cape

Here is some information about the hikes and other stuff that I’ve written about at this site. There are route details, contact information and things to spot while you’re there.

means that you can use your wild card here.

Cape Town

  • Boulders
  • Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope Trail
  • Table Mountain
  • Silvermine
  • Steenbras River Trail (Crystal Pools)
  • Langebaan
  • Inland

  • Greyton to McGregor Hike (Bosmanskloof Trail)
  • Garden Route

  • Ebb and Flow
  • Otter Trail
  • Accommodation in George and Wilderness
  • Other

    Information about the Wild Card
    There are cards available for the different areas of South Africa (called Clusters). We have one for the Cape Cluster, but there is also a Cape Town one available that gives you 12 entries to the National Parks in Cape Town.
    Cape Nature Information about all the nature reserves in the Western Cape can be found here. There is hiking, camping and accommodation information for each reserve as well as detailed maps.
    South Africa National Parks National Park information for all parks in South Africa. This also has activity information and a history of each of the parks.