Bridal Veil Falls


The aptly named Bridal Veil Falls drop 50m in a delicate, fanned manner. It's worth a visit for its tranquil sanctuary location where you can swim at the base of the falls. It's 6km northwest of town, just over an hour's walk. Pay the admission fee before you leave at the parks office in town.

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1. Chimanimani Anglican Church

1.78 MILES

This historic church featuring lovely stained-glass windows, and believed to be several centuries old, was shipped here from London in 1960.

2. Eland Sanctuary

2.06 MILES

While you'd be very lucky to spot any elands these days, it's still worth the trek up here for splendid views of the mountainous surrounds. It's 4km north…

3. Tessa's Pool


A popular place to visit within the national park is this natural swimming hole. Also here are San rock art paintings, but drop by the Outward Bound…

4. North Cave

11.58 MILES

A 30-minute walk north of the mountain hut, North Cave overlooks a waterfall and opens onto views of the highest peaks. Above the waterfall is a pool,…

5. Red Wall Cave

11.98 MILES

One of the national park's more well-known caves, a 40-minute walk from the mountain hut.

6. Peter's House Cave


One of several caves in the park, Peter's House is actually a disused mine shaft, and can be used as a campsite.

8. Chimanimani National Park

13.7 MILES

With its pristine wilderness, Chimanimani National Park is a hiker's paradise. Sharing a border with Mozambique, the park is still very wild and unspoiled…