Sulphur Springs (more commonly called Palm Springs) is an excellent campsite with thermal sulphur pools (a touch of paradise) to soothe your aching…
- Sulphur Springs
- 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…
- 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…
- 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…
- 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…
- 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.
- 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…
- Rock Pinnacle
Important landmark rock formation visible from numerous points along the canyon hike.
- Dolerite Dyke
A corner of the canyon, surrounded on three sides by high rocky walls.
- Kanebis Bend
Between Three Sisters rock formation and Kooigoedhoogte Pass.
- Hell's Corner
Sharp river bend between Main and Hikers' Viewpoints.
- Eagle Rock Viewpoint
An important lookout at the Hobas end of the canyon.
Down near the Ai-Ais section of the canyon.
- The Edge
Landmark near the canyon's northern end.
- Sunset Viewpoint
A well-located vantage point.
- Three Sisters Rocks
An important rock formation.
- Rockies Point
An important landmark.
- Bushy Corner
An area of dense thorn scrub around 30km beyond Sulphur Springs.
- Fool's Gold Corner
Landmark in the canyon not far north of Ai-Ais.
- Dolerite Dyke
Rock formation inside the canyon.