South Africa is blessed with some of the best hiking trails in the world, but here's just a few to get you started on planning your next trek through nature - especially if the temporary closure of Lion's Head is getting you down.
READ: Lion's Head now closed for almost 6 weeks of maintenance (Signal Hill to remain open)
Hiking isn't always just for the fit - some hikes are very relaxed along coastlines or you can even travel with a donkey to help carry your heavy bags.
There are mountains to conquer and forests with secrets to discover, but mostly it's the people that make your whole journey worthwhile.
ALSO SEE: Take a Hike: So you've done Lion's Head and Platteklip. But what about Cape Town's other +900 trails
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