Trail Development

Useful Contacts

Listed below are the contact details for organizations that are involved in South African hiking in some way or other.

Booking and marketing agents

Anvie Ventures

Booking and marketing agents for a number of hiking trails in Gauteng, Free State, Limpopo, North West and KwaZulu Natal. They have the largest portfolio of privately owned trails in South Africa. They also handle Mountain Bike Trails, Quad Biking, Horse Trails and conference facilities etc.

Telephone +27 12 662 1140/0586

Fax            +27 12 662 1140



Jacana Travel Marketing and Reservations

Booking and marketing agents for more than 80 hiking trails nationwide plus Lesotho and Swaziland. They also handle Guest Houses, 4x4 Trails, Horse Trails

Telephone +27 12734 2978 or 0861 522262

Fax            +27 12 734 0159



Environmental Contacts

Dendrological Society

The people to contact for advice on identifying your trees. They have branches in most areas of South Africa. You never know, maybe you have some rare indigenous trees on your land!

PO Box 2008, Modimolle 0510

Honorary Secretary: Erwin Grobbelaar

Fax          +27 14 717 1693



Botanical Society of South Africa

Needs no introduction. They have branches throughout South Africa

Private Bag X10, Claremont 7735

Telephone +27 21 797 2090

Fax            +27 21 797 2376



Professor Leon Hugo

Design and advice on trails. Green flag accreditation

cell              +27 82 578 3023