Pretoria has beautiful hiking trails
Are you tired of the busy city life? Are you looking for something fun to do in Pretoria? Why not get some fresh air by checking out some of the amazing hiking trails in and around the area.
We’ve listed hikes for beginner and advanced hikers. So, there are no excuses. Make sure you explore some of the best spots. Pack some water, food and sunblock and enjoy the natural beauty Pretoria has to offer.
Hiking trails in Pretoria for you to check out:
Hennops Hiking Trail
Find the Hennops hiking trail in the middle of Johannesburg and Pretoria – unspoiled and absolutely beautiful.
There are historical sites as well as an underground cave and traces of old mines and settlements.
Meander along the Hennops river and explore the mountains. The trail features a suspension bridge and a cable car. And, if you love game, you’ll love the Hennops hiking trail. There are different species of games and beautiful birds in the area.
No matter how fit you are, you can find a trail perfect for you.
Wonderboom Hiking Trail
The amazing Wonderboom, meaning miracle tree, is situated in the Wonderboom Nature Reserve. The tree is over 1000 years old and has become an absolutely fascinating attraction in Pretoria. The Wonderboom hiking trails start at the tree and lead hikers to the Wonderboom Fort and waterfall.
Enjoy a variety of highveld and bushveld birds and learn more about the rich cultural heritage, dating from pre-Iron Age.
Hedianga Farm Trail
The trail is situated to the east of Pretoria on the Bronberg section of the Magaliesberg. This is the perfect trail to take your furry best friend.
You can choose from three trails, ranging from 5 to 15 km. If you’re a beginner, rather go for the shorter hike – it’s still challenging, but not as difficult as the 15km trail.
Faerie Glen Nature Reserve Hiking trail
Even though this reserve is situated right in the heart of Pretoria East, it offers you a great escape from the city. It is a perfect place for a family outing,
Enjoy beautiful views, especially in spring, when the Jacarandas paint the streets purple.
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