Hikes

drakensberg maps

When going on a hike please ensure you have a map which can be purchased from most of the Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife regional reserves or at the head office in Pietermaritzburg.

This guide to Hiking in the Drakensberg may also be of assistance especially if your first hike. A list of the caves and phone numbers that can be booked is available here and an example of the Mountain Rescue Register can be downloaded here.

Sterkspruit Falls and Nandi Falls

sterkspruit fallsA scenic 8km circular hike to Sterkspruit Falls and Nandi's Falls with a total elevation gain during the hike of 330m.

Location (Degrees)
29°03'19.0"S 29°22'56.5"E
Location (Decimal)
-29.055269, 29.382356
Type of Hike
Day Hike
Hike Grade
Total Hike Distance (Km's)
8.0
Total Hike Duration (Hrs)
4.0
Explore
Waterfalls or Pools, Vistas
Altitude
1,620
Tracks

GPX track map


Elevation (altitude) diagram of the track



Track length and Trackpoint information

Information Calculated value
Overall distance (metric) 8 km
Overall distance (imperial) 5 miles

Elevation / altitude data (metric)

Information Calculated value
Altitude range (highest-lowest point) 252 m
Minimum altitude (lowest point) 1360 m
Maximum altitude (highest point) 1612 m
Uphill (addition of positive altitude changes) 330 m
Downhill (addition of negative altitude changes) 322 m

Elevation / altitude data (imperial)

Information Calculated value
Altitude range (highest-lowest point) 827 ft
Minimum altitude (lowest point) 4462 ft
Maximum altitude (highest point) 5289 ft
Uphill (addition of positive altitude changes) 1083 ft
Downhill (addition of negative altitude changes) 1056 ft

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.