Tree Top Canopy Tours

Karkloof Canopy tour zip-lineTravel to Karkloof Nature Reserve in the mid-lands, where you will embark on a truly unique adventure. The Karkloof Canopy Tour is a unique eco-experience that takes people on a 2 hour adventure through the magnificent Karkloof indigenous forest.

The Canopy tour involves traversing from one platform to another along a steel cable suspended up to 30m above the forest floor. The tour comprises of nine platforms and eight slides that zig-zag down a pristine forested valley.

The scenery and birdlife is spectacular and proffessional guides provide interesting facts about the forest ecology during the tour. After the adrenaline filled adventure enjoy a light lunch back at base.

The Karkloof Canopy Tour has been built in a spectacular valley of the mistbelt Karkloof Forest Reserve. The tour includes long swooping slides over the forest canopy, stops below a 15 metre waterfall and takes in wider views across the beautiful Karkloof valley.

This was the second canopy tour built in South Africa and has been designed for the more adventurous nature lover with slides of up to 180 metres long, like the famous N3, making this a highlight of the tour. Expect to hear the loud calls of the Samango monkey, see a rare orchid or catch the flash of an Emerald cuckoo as it flies past. The Karkloof Canopy Tour is a fully guided experience and will leave you with a sense of exhilaration and a taste for more.

Located at Karkloof in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. 10 mins from Howick and 1hr 30 mins from Durban.


Duration: +-6 Hours
Price min 2 Adults: R3800.00 pp 
(Discounts apply for groups 4 or more)
Location: Karkloof Forest
Departure Point: Durban and Surrounds
Return Point: Durban and Surrounds
  • 8:00am – Pick up at accommodation.
  • 10:00am – Arrive at Karkloof Forest.
  • 10:30pm – Start Canopy tour.
  • 12:30pm – Light lunch.
  • 3:00pm – Drop off at accommodation.


  • Guided transfers to Karkloof and return.
  • Karkloof canopy excursion.
  • Lunch.


  • Gratuities.
  • Extras of a personal nature, curios etc.

What To Bring

  • Local cash for curios.
  • Sunscreen and hat essential.
  • Camera.