Butterfly Lobelia - By Carol Knoll, Friends Of Suikerbosrand

Useful information

Your visit is very important to us. Please help us make both your visit, as well as that of others, a pleasant and safe one by observing the reserve rules printed on your access permit.

Booking as well as information on bookings for conference facilities, accommodation, overnight trails and educational programmes can be obtained from the visitor's centre. Please see the section below for downloadable maps and tariffs for Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve.


View or download the tariffs for all activities on the reserve as well as applicable tariffs for other Southern Reserves.

View Tariffs

Suikerbosrand Visitor Centre -By Asiphe Macabela - Google maps

Bokmakierie Day Trail

The Bokmakierie can either be walked as a 10 km or 11.5 km route.

View Bokmakierie Trail Map

Overnight Hiking Trails

If you would like to spend a longer time in nature, you can plan your own overnight route. Four overnight hiking huts are located along the hiking trail - Springbok, Blesbok, Duiker and Eland. Hartebeest and Steenbok are temporarily closed due to maintenance.

View Overnight Trails Map

Suikerbosrand Trail - By Friends Of Suikerbosrand

Tourist Route

Take a scenic drive or cycle on the tarred 60km tourist route. Observation points have been marked along the route.

View Tourist Route Map

Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve By Derek Keats

Reserve Rules

The nature reserve's rules and regulations are designed to protect you, the visitor, and also the park for enjoyment by future generations. It is your responsibility to be aware of the laws.

View Rules (as collated and interpreted by the FOS)

Tritonia Suikerbosrand - By Carol Knoll, Friends Of Suikerbosrand