Dense yellowwood forests & spacious plateaus ...
Amatola hiking trail
The trail is strenuous and requires a high level of fitness, although there are optional 'escape' routes along the way. Parking is available at Maden Dam, Dontsa, Cata and Zingcuka forest stations, with numerous exit and entrance link paths from the forest stations. This means that the trail can be done in a series of shorter walks or weekend trails, and two loop trails (in the Pirie and Zingcuka forests) located at either end of the trail.
The first day is a 15-km hike from Maden Dam to the overnight hut at