Hikers' Viewpoint

Fish River Canyon

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.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Fish River Canyon attractions

1. Main Viewpoint

1.06 MILES

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…

4. Dolerite Dyke

2.29 MILES

A corner of the canyon, surrounded on three sides by high rocky walls.

6. The Edge

4.64 MILES

Landmark near the canyon's northern end.

8. Sulphur Springs Viewpoint

5.25 MILES

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.