The Western Cape boasts some of the world's most beautiful walks. This book introduces 24 two-day hiking trails, most within two hours' drive from Cape Town. The trails have been carefully chosen because of particular points of interest like unusual fauna and flora, waterfalls and mountain pools, caves and spectacular views. Each hike includes an accurate map, information on the average hiking time and practical advice on mountain safety, weather conditions and the availability of water. Easy-to-follow route descriptions are interspersed with lively historical anecdotes and environmental notes. For this seventh edition, all route descriptions and maps have been meticulously updated.