Wild Wellness

Wild Wellness

Hiking the Whale Coast of South Africa

Multi day hikes or one day adventures

2024 and 2025 Bookings are Open

1 January - 31 May
Slackpacking in shared, private or luxury accommodation
6 days / 5 nights
70km / 44 miles

A hike that takes you through the Kogelberg Biosphere, the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom.

Summit mountains, walk along untouched beaches, cross rivers and estuaries, explore indigenous forests and soak up the energy of RAW nature!

The Kogelberg is a Unesco heritage site just 90 minutes from Cape Town. 

This is a wonderful way to experience nature at its best.  

Departs daily in summer between 1 January and the end of April

Bookings are open for ’24 and ’25

1 July - 30 November
Slackpacking in shared, private or luxury accommodation
5 days / 4 nights
53km / 33 miles

Watch whales as you walk along  pristine beaches, through the Cape Fynbos, and cross the stand on the Southern tip of Africa where two oceans meet. 

YES! This is the best land-based whale watching place in the world! Humpbacks, Brydes, Southern Rights (July to November) and maybe even the Orcas. 

We only offer this walk when there is an abundance of whales. 

Departs daily in whale season between 1 July and the end of November

 Bookings are open for ’24 and ’25

All year: 1 January - 31 December

Slackpacking in camping, shared, private or luxury accommodation
3 days / 2 nights
21 km / 13 miles

A stunning ‘hop, skip and jump’ through exquisite Hermanus, famous for its champagne air and beautiful views.

Day one is walking along a pristine beach after exploring an ancient sea cave.
Day two takes you along the famous cliff path leading you to town to explore the quirky shops. On day three, you head up a fynbos covered mountain with spectacular views. 
Discover Hermanus on foot all year! 

Departs daily all year between 1 January and the end of December  

Bookings are open for ’24 and ’25

2024 and 2025 Bookings are Open


Do you have a booking with Cape Natures Whale Trail and would like some help?

Our team has been hiking Cape Nature’s famous Whale Trail since 2007.
We have hiked with friends, our family, hosted our own groups and helped groups who have their own bookings directly through Cape Nature, with all of the logistics.

From transport, to nutritious and delicious catering, packing lists appropriate for the time of year, a group call to answer any questions, gear rentals, first aid kits, guides, cotton inners for the crates couriered to your home before so that you can work out your packing, storing of your suitcases while you are on the trail and so much more.


Slackpacking in shred, private or luxury accommodation
5 days / 4 nights
35km / 22 miles

We have created our 5 Day / 4 night  ‘Walk-A-Bay’ adventure along the coast of Walker Bay which stretches between Gansbaai and Hermanus. 

This is a marine extravaganza and is loaded with fascinating information and fabulous experiences around the Marine life including the great white sharks, a variety of whales, dolphins, penguins and so much more. 

From museums, to conservancies, to sanctuaries and on boats!


Slackpacking in shared, private or luxury accommodation
20 days / 19 nights
220km / 137 miles

Follow the ancient route of the Strandloper (beach walker) and experience their history along the way. Discover their homes, hunting methods and way of life. This is an extraordinary historical journey, and integral part of South Africa.

Every section of our Camino is bursting with fynbos, beaches, mountains, birds, history, culture and raw nature, in undoubtably one of the most beautiful places in the world.

This is a pilgrimage, a mindful walk, where you determine your journey.

Wild Wellness is proudly a member of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. 

Whale Coast Camino is driven by Wild Wellness and proudly a member of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve.

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