Vanwyksdorp is set in the foothills of the Rooiberg mountains, and you can enjoy this setting just by strolling around the village, or heading out on some of the roads out of town. A number of the guest houses offer hiking options on their farms, and there are some official hiking trails being developed at the moment, including a Khoisan Guided Walk. Please contact the Info office at The Spekboom Restaurant for information about what is available when you visit

What to take with you on your walk:

  • Water 
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • A wind breaker in the cooler months – it can be gusty
  • Sunhat/cap & sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Cellphone