In and around Greyton, there are hiking and walking trails catering for all fitness levels.
These have been marked out by The Greyton Conservation Society with the support of the Greyton Municipality. Hiking in Greyton, you will experience breathtaking views over rolling hills of magnificent Fynbos. Greyton has also become a haven for bird watching enthusiasts.
Greyton Nature Reserve
This reserve is absolutely breathtaking and even has its own indigenous plant specific to it – the Pelargonium Greytonens, part of the Geranium family. There are long, medium and short walks and trails in this reserve, many of them rich in protea and fynbos. Contact the Greyton Tourism office for all route maps and information.
Mountain biking routes are in abundance and there are many trails catering for both novice and pro. Routes, maps, permits and other information can be obtained from Vanilla Cafe on Ds Botha Street where various routes start and finish. Visit this page for information about the Greyton Classic MTB & Trail Run 2015.
Download the Greyton mtb trail map
For Bicycle rental contact:
High Hope Rentals Main Road – 028 254 9898
Duration 1 or 2 days, distance 14km.
The Boesmanskloof Trail
leads through the spectacular Riviersonderend Mountains linking the towns of McGregor in the north and Greyton in the south. With steep gorges, large rock pools, waterfalls and lovely Cape wildflowers, this trail is a must for hiking enthusiasts.
Download the Boesmanskloof Trail Brochure
Duration 2 days, distance 25km. Starting and ending at the Moravian Mission Church in Genadendal. The two refreshing rock pools along the walk are welcomed as this trail is rated slightly more strenuous.
Routes, maps and other information can be obtained from the Greyton Tourism centre on the Main Road of the village. Please note that certain routes require a permit from the Tourism Office.