Johannesburg - An American tourist who went missing in the Cederberg mountains in the Western Cape was found unharmed on Wednesday morning, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) said.

“He was found an hour away from where he was last seen on Monday,” said Western Cape EMS spokesman Robert Daniels.

The man, who was reported missing after failing to return to his hotel, was found uninjured.

Daniels urged people not to go on hikes alone.

Sapa