Hiking the Canyon

The Canyon is a stunning natural phenomenon that runs from Ganora farm to De Toren, a few kilometres from Nieu-Bethesda.


The half-day hike will bring you close to the Karoo's wildlife; you could see anything from otters and tortoises to buck and Black Eagle nesting sites. The walk runs beside a water furrow. Horse-riding down the canyon is another option.


You will need permission from the landowner to hike the canyon. Your place of accommodation in Nieu-Bethesda will provide contact details.



When you're in the Great Karoo, stay at the Owlhouse Backpackers or find accommodation in Nieu-Bethesda.