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Walking & Hiking

From boosting fitness, to improving mental wellbeing – and even helping us in our social lives, walking and hiking offers all kinds of tangible benefits and there is no better location to enjoy this popular past time than South Africa. Hotel guests are able to stroll straight from their rooms and visit several different Nature Reserves or Gorges that offer uninterrupted views. The hotel has created several packages for unforgettable outdoor experiences and our team is happy to help.

Tracks & Trails

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With several Nature Reserves and the breathtakingly refreshing Giba Gorge, Durban offers walkers numerous opportunities to get out and about on foot straight from the doors of The Oyster Box.

Explore South Africa

Hiking in South Africa
The Best Cederberg Trails: Hiking in South Africa

A South African version of the Wild West with a backdrop of streams, dirt tracks and sandstone, the best way to explore this incredible


Hiking routes around Bushmans Kloof
Hiking the world with Red Carnation Hotels

Here we explore the amazing hiking routes neighbouring our hotels.

09th January 2020
A Guide to Fynbos in the Cape Floral Kingdom

South Africa is a land of majestic mountain ranges, verdant valleys and vineyards, outstanding scenery, and, of course, fynbos; the vegetation, heathland, and shrubland that’s unique to the region. From a distance, the sight of fynbos – pronounced “fane-bos” – may conjure up memories of Scottish moors, albeit with a much sunnier backdrop, but this


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