Fish River Canyon
World’s second biggest canyon, the Fish River Canyon is the second largest canyon worldwide after the Grand Canyon in the United State of America (USA). The Canyon forms part of the state-run Ais-Ais Richtersveld Trans-frontier Park. Entrance to the Park is situated 10 kilometers from the well-known view point Hell`s Bend at the Hobas Rest-camp.
Visitors have to report here. It is important to know that during the summer month the Canyon hike is closed due to the heat. The Fish River Hiking Trail can be conducted during the months April to September and can be completed within 4 to 5 days, depending on fitness. It covers a length of 85 km and the descent into the Canyon is only allowed for hikers doing the trail. Day-visitors are not allowed to climb into the Canyon.