There are many walking and hiking trails around Greyton and Genadendal. The range in length, severity and skill. Some trails require a permit into the nature reserve and this is available from the Greyton Tourism Information Office – 29 Main Road, Greyton. There are routes accessible to dogs and these are indicated on various maps available.
Below is a map indicating most routes around the village. For a detailed PDF, click on the button.
List of Trails around Greyton
- Gifkloof Trail
- Gobos Trail – Lower
- Gobos Trail – Upper
- Hardepeerkloof Trail
- Knietjieshoogte Trail
- Maermanskloof Trail
- Natuskloof Trail
- Noupoort Walk
- Platkloof Trail
The Cape Nature Regulations for Hiking in the Greyton Nature Reserve
- Hikers use the wilderness area at their own risk.
- Hikers are liable for the costs of any rescue operations
- Groups are restricted to max 12 persons and not less than 2.
- Permits are only valid for a specific hiking block.
- Hikers should remain with their group.
- Permits must be carried at all times.
- Do not interfere with plants and animals, or deface rocks.
- Take all litter home with you.
- Do not pollute rivers and streams with soap, shampoo or any chemical substances.
- Take a small spade and bury toilet matter.
- Open fires are strictly prohibited.
- Never discard cigarette butts – they cause veld fires and are unsightly.
- Stick to paths and walk in single file to avoid soil erosion.
- Leave trail huts in good condition.
- Firearms and pets are not allowed.