JCI Geological Trail
A network of paths leads through the diverse landscape of the well-maintained Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens – home to one of the few remaining patches of Bankenveld vegetation in Gauteng.
The short but strenuous JCI Geological Hiking Trail commences at the bottom of the magnificent Witpoortjie Waterfall, where the Crocodile River tumbles over a 70-metre cliff. In the breeding season, from March to September, you’ll often see Verreaux’s (black) eagles soaring in the sky and might spot their nests in the cliffs to the left of the waterfall. They are one of 230 bird species that have been recorded in the gardens, and the area also supports a diverse range of plants, including cycads and succulents...
(GPS coordinates: -26.087094, 27.844765)
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