Riviersonderend Hike


Kloofing, also knows as canyoning involves following a water course thought the mountains and can including hiking, climbing, scrambling and jumping into pools of cool Cape mountain water. Riviersonderend hike and kloofing provides the seasoned adventurer the chance to hike amongst the colourful fynbos of the reserve which is part of the Cape Floral Region World Heritage Site. The 12km circular route starts with a jeep track through jaw-dropping landscapes to where you will start the hike. The trail is very popular amongst adventure seekers, spending most of your time swimming or floating down the narrow gorge while gazing up at the silver of sky framed by the canyon’s walls. There are no abseils but a series of opportunities to jump including two compulsory jumps.

Need to know!


  • Daily departures from November-April

  • Closed May-October due to winter rainfall and maintenance


  • Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve, Cape Overberg
  • Full day

  • 5-6 Hours, 12km hike (round trip)

  • Moderate level of fitness required
  • 500ml Bottled water & snack bar

  • Registered qualified hiking guide
  • Cape Nature Park fees at R325 p/p

  • Transfers, can be arranged on request

  • Snacks & refreshments

  • Wetsuits, can be arranged on request

  • Medical,Personal or Rescue Insurance

  • Gratuities
  • R750 per adventurer

  • Minimum two (s) adventurers

  • Single supplement rates available on request

  • Discount for Groups


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