Attractions

Hot Springs in Fish River Canyon

Sulphur Springs

Sulphur Springs (more commonly called Palm Springs) is an excellent campsite with thermal sulphur pools (a touch of paradise) to soothe your aching muscles. The springs, which have a stable temperature of 57°C, gush…
Viewpoint in Fish River Canyon

Main Viewpoint

This viewpoint has probably the best – and most photographed – overall canyon outlook, with views that take in the sharp river bend known as Hell's Corner. Better still, it's accessible to everyone, not just those h…
Viewpoint in Fish River Canyon

Hikers' Viewpoint

Hikers’ Viewpoint, a few kilometres north of Main Viewpoint (at the start of the hiking trail), is one of the most stunning lookouts in the area, with views over Fish River Canyon in all its glory wherever you look.
Viewpoint in Fish River Canyon

Kooigoedhoogte Pass

From atop this pass, you’ll have a superb view of Four Finger Rock, an impressive rock tower consisting of four thick pinnacles (though they more closely resemble a cow’s udder than fingers).
Canyon in Fish River Canyon

Four Finger Rock

An impressive rock tower consisting of four thick pinnacles (though they more closely resemble a cow’s udder than fingers) that can be seen from Kooigoedhoogte Pass.
Viewpoint in Fish River Canyon

Sulphur Springs Viewpoint

The view from this lookout is one of the best along the route. It's a fine place to rest and to contemplate Fish River Canyon's massive gash in the earth.
Cemetery in Fish River Canyon

Thilo von Trotha's Grave

At the southern end of Kooigoedhoogte Pass, on the west bank of the river, lies the grave of Lieutenant Thilo von Trotha, who was killed here in a 1905 confrontation between the Germans and the Nama.
Canyon in Fish River Canyon

Rock Pinnacle

Important landmark rock formation visible from numerous points along the canyon hike.
Canyon in Fish River Canyon

Dolerite Dyke

A corner of the canyon, surrounded on three sides by high rocky walls.
Canyon in Fish River Canyon

Kanebis Bend

Between Three Sisters rock formation and Kooigoedhoogte Pass.