Fish River Hike

Embark on this thrilling 4-day hiking adventure that takes you deep into the heart of the Fish River Canyon. Traverse rugged terrain, witness breathtaking landscapes, and experience the beauty of Africa’s grandest canyon like never before.


  • Explore this ancient geographical wonder
  • Take a dip in natural rock pools to cool off during the heat of the day
  • Three-course dinners in camp
  • Sleep out in the wilderness beneath the southern dark night skies
  • Immerse yourself in nature and explore the canyon
  • Hike in small groups of minimum 2 people and maximum 8

Day 1: Fish River Lodge (1 night)

Arrive at Fish River Lodge and enjoy a night of luxury before your trek into the canyon. The lodge’s deck offers spectacular sunset views, making it the perfect spot for a sundowner. You’ll receive a canvas bag to pack your hiking gear, which will be transported to your camps. Meet your guide over a delicious dinner to discuss the hike’s details, then retreat to your room for a restful night. Accommodation: Fish River Lodge


Day 2: Camp Eternity (1 night)

After breakfast, prepare for your journey and head to the trail start point with your guide in an open safari vehicle. The initial section of the hike, aptly named “Jelly Legs,” involves a challenging descent. Hike 19km to reach a refreshing rock pool, where you’ll enjoy a dip and a packed lunch. Continue for another 6km, ascending to Camp Eternity. Relax with a cold drink, discuss tomorrow’s plans over a hearty meal under the stars, and retire to your tent for a well-deserved rest.


Day 3: Camp Edge (1 night)

Rise early to a breathtaking view and start your descent back into the canyon. Today’s hike covers 6.7km through riverbeds, leading to Mushroom Rock, where you’ll have lunch. Continue your ascent for 3.9km to reach Camp Edge, where you can relax and enjoy the wilderness. Witness a spectacular sundowner at the edge of the canyon and savor a three-course dinner as night falls. With the sounds of the wilderness as your lullaby, rest peacefully in your tent.


Day 4: Departure / End of Tour (1 night)

Wake up for breakfast, and if you’re early enough, catch the mesmerizing sunrise. Experience the changing colors across the horizon as the day warms up. Hike 9.3km back to the lodge, arriving around 11:00am to 12:00pm. Take advantage of the lodge’s facilities, including a shower, to freshen up. Bid farewell to your guide and set off for your next destination.


  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner with drinks during the hike
  • 1 night at Fish River Lodge
  • 2 nights in remote camps with tent accommodations
  • Canvas bag for personal belongings
  • Knowledgeable guide throughout the hike
  • Luggage transport between camps
  • Transfer to the hike start point in an open safari vehicle


  • Additional extras
  • Staff gratuities