‘Discover South Africa on Foot’ – Don’t miss this Kirstenbosch Wednesday Talk with Willie Olivier (1 Mar)
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Struik Nature, roomtogrow and SANBI invite you to a Kirstenbosch Wednesday Talk, presented by Willie Olivier.

South Africa offers walks and trails for people of all ages and fitness levels – from short half-hour strolls to overnight trails of several days.

This talk will focus on why exploring the outdoors on foot has become so popular, the different types of walks and trails available, and what can be discovered along the way.

The new edition of Hiking Trails of South Africa will be available at a special price for the week of the talk at the Kirstenbosch Bookshop (online or you can visit the shop at the Gardens).

Event details

Date: Wednesday 1 March 2023
Time: 10:30
Facebook event

About the book

Featuring over 500 trails, including 60 new trails, this fully revised and updated fifth edition of Hiking Trails of South Africa is an essential resource for every hiker.

This extensive guide describes a variety of trails across magnificent landscapes, from the iconic daisy fields of Namaqualand and fynbos-clad coastal plains of the Western Cape to the high peaks of the Drakensberg and the escarpment beyond.

There is a trail for everyone – from hour-long hikes close to civilisation to overnight hikes of several days, and everything in-between.

  • Trails to suit every level of fitness and ability
  • Distance and average hiking time
  • Facilities, accommodation and activities available
  • Fully updated booking and permit information
  • Points of interest and notes on flora and fauna
  • Expert advice on planning, preparation, nutrition, equipment, first aid and general safety

An inspiring guide for all hikers – from novice to expert!

Categories Lifestyle Non-fiction South Africa

Tags Book events Cape Town Hiking Trails of South Africa Kirstenbosch Penguin Random House SA Struik Nature Willie Olivier

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