Stellies, We Are Here!

Jonkershoek is a haven for outdoor junkies whether your fix is birding, botanising, mounting biking or hiking. It is no surprise that even with a forecast of rain on Saturday the 2nd of June, Bantu Hikers were willing to trust that the odds were in their favour… and they were. The heavens paused for the […]

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Paarl On The Rocks!

True to the theme, the trail lead us to a spectacular viewpoint of Paarl on the rock on a chilly Saturday morning of the 12th. The prospect of a wine tasting and lunch at the Fairview Wine Estate was enough motivation for us to summit and return within the allotted time of 3hours. Since this […]

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Wakanda Forest Occupied

Wakanda Forest aka Cecilia Forest was our playground on a chilly autumn Saturday morning on the 14th of April. Bantu Hikers and the 2017 and 2018 student cohorts converged at Constantia Nek, ready to traverse a familiar trail boasting spectacular views of the leafy southern suburbs, stretching the eye all the way to False Bay. […]

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Flourish and Thrive

It was a bitter sweet day for Bantu Hikers as we bid farewell to the the 2016 cohort that has completed their two years in the Bantu Hikers student programme. The dedication of our students is commendable and still evident even on their last day, two students ensured that they attend the event after their […]

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From Access to Success

On the 24th of February, Bantu Hikers hosted a workshop for the 2018 matric student cohort which ran concurrently with the Stellenbosch University Open Day. The day was both overwhelming and exciting, as one of the students admit. The workshop covered topics with a particular focus on navigating tertiary, wellness, planning and goal setting. The […]

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Roar: 20Greateen

The sunrise paints the morning skies with shades of burnt sienna and orange pinks, with clouds shyly flirting with Table Mountain, a fresh smell of hope fills the air as we welcome our fourth cohort (class of 2018). Though some Bantu Hikers had voiced their concerns regarding the wet weather predicted, it did not deter […]

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Sandy Bae Shipwreck Hike

A summer beach picnic hike followed by a chilly dip in the Atlantic after a good work-out on the mountain was the perfect way to start the Bantu Hikers calendar. Thirty four hikers set off for a hike to one of the many shipwrecks dotted along the west coast. An early start meant beating the […]

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