Hiking

Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve

📍Howick, KZN Situated just below the Howick Falls on the Umgeni River, this nature reserves offers 5 signature hiking trails ranging from 3km – 7km, with a few shorter 1.5km trails also available. 🥳Fun factor: it was a lovely way to start the morning, driving and walking through this expansive picturesque reserve. We wandered amidst …

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Nelson Mandela Capture Site

And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.” Nelson Mandela 97. Run, ride & learn at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site 📍Howick, KZN Situated at the exact location where Madiba was apprehended before being trialed & spending 27 in jail, the Capture site consists of …

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A run on the beach

To feel the sand in my toes, makes up for all the lows.The sun on my face, a sign of His Grace. We’re taking 202 1 day at a time. We didn’t wait for the perfect beach day, because in these crazy times we’ve learned to create our own version of perfect. Our perfect isn’t …

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Nsingizane Trail, Umgababa

📍Umgababa Adventures The newest of @greencorridors purpose projects, we are so excited that we get to be the first to try out this new spot. Offering hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, eco-education & even an overnight rural home stay, the venture is led locally by @thulas.luthuli whose passion and excitement for this project is tangible. 🥳Fun …

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Isithumba Mountain Hike

📍1000 Thrills, ISithumba Situated in the Valley of 1000 Hills, iSithumba is a rural Zulu village offering a network of hiking trails, mountain bike tours and cultural walking tours. Turning up the intensity today, we took on the flagship Isithumba mountain hike. 🥳Fun factor: a tough (tough!), technical and thoroughly rewarding climb. 🏋🏾‍♀️Fitness level: intermediate …

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Birdwatching

📍Umgeni River Valley and KwaDabeka 📸 : @greencorridors for all the bird pics (because a phone camera just doesn’t cut it when it comes to capturing these magnificent creatures from far). Birdwatching – the practice of observing birds in their natural environment as a hobby. Another of those activities we always thought were for another …

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Rasta Caves & uMzinyathi Falls

📍Inanda Best known for guided hikes and a magnificent waterfall, a walk through uMzinyathi Gorge is one way to free your mind and lift your spirit. Spending time in the Rasta caves while we learned more about their lifestyle was both novel and captivating. 🥳 Fun factor: stirring views, an invigorating hike, eye opening interactions …

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1000 Hills Parkrun

📍Thousand Hills Parkrun, Bothas Hill Taking a break from water play, we joined trailblazers @dawnnunesza and @happymangiba_dlomo to steady (and test) ourselves on solid ground this morning. Check it out 👉🏽 🥳 Fun factor: a tough but rewarding 5km. You’ll be energised by the beautiful setting of rolling hills, and draw inspiration from the knowledge …

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Springside Nature Reserve

For bird watchers or locals in the area wanting a quiet escape. 📍Hillcrest, KZN 🥳 Fun factor: we enjoyed the calming walk along the river and, as always, just being outdoors. The reserve consists of grassland, wetland and forest, and with more than 200 species of birds is a treat for avid bird watchers. 🏋🏾‍♀️ …

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