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Fynbos Trail

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Address: Walker bay Conservancy, 7220, South Africa
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+27 82 464 5115
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The Fynbos trail is a unique nature experience in the heart of the Cape...

The Fynbos trail is a unique nature experience in the heart of the Cape floral Kingdom that can be undertaken as a fully guided and catered slack packing trail or as a self-guided and catered trail. The trail has a two or three night option and takes hikers along a beautiful stretch of trail through coastal and mountain fynbos, remote forests and visits some fascinating environmental and social projects along the way.

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Excellent hike through amazing flora

We went on a three days guided hiking tour. It was extremely well planned and organised, the trail through different types of landscapes, nice accommodations and delicious food... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Ulla L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went on a three days guided hiking tour. It was extremely well planned and organised, the trail through different types of landscapes, nice accommodations and delicious food. Sean Privett and his team made a great job. We got good guiding by Billy who had a great knowledge of both fynbos flora and fauna. Besides we got many good stories.... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Fynbos Trail is for hikers who want a relaxed, beautiful, personable experience of nature. The environment is wonderful, accommodation and food excellent, and the organisers are responsive to needs of individuals in the group. Highly recommended.

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Thank 317shirley
Avignon, France
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Two friends and I were in search of a lovely outdoor space to spend long-lost time together and this trail was the perfect fit. Our lovely guide, Christof, was very informative and knowledgeable. He brought the landscape to life with all the little insects and flowers he picked up on. The scenery was epic in so many ways. We gently... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Did this hike with our guide Kristoff, who shared his vast knowledge of the features and behaviours of the magnificent Fynbos flora and fauna. The landscape and its "inhabitants" were beautiful, colorful and fascinating. The photo opportunities were incredible. The overnight stays with 2 family hosts were warm, welcoming and a great retreat after an inspiring day's hike.

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Chichester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This was an exceptionally well organised, manageable hike through some of the loveliest scenery in the world. We chose the slack packing option and it was fantastic. Good accommodation in beautiful, peaceful settings and excellent food (ending with a superb meal at Grootbos). Fynbos is unique and everywhere is covered in flowers, trees, plants that only grow in this area!... More 

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Thank Jenty Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I booked the hike for 13 of my good friends and myself as a way to reconnect because we live all over the world and country. We did full catered and unguided. The catering was 5 Star! Fresh , local, well prepared and presented with exceptional touches such as flowers, homemade bread and ginger beer.... I am pleased that we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We took an unguided three day hike through Grootbos and thoroughly enjoyed it. The hiking was easy to moderate - definitely doable for anyone who enjoys hiking. We had plenty of time to stop and enjoy the pincushion protea and flocks of sugar birds. Our hosts at Fynbos Trail and Witkrans made the trip extremely easy and relaxing. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Having driven past the Grootbos Reserve many times and noticed only undulating hills covered with green fynbos, it was a magical surprise to see things 'up close and personal'. The gentle hills hid ferocious ravines; the green fynbos hid towering Stinkwoods fighting able-bodied Milkwoods for a glimpse of the sun. And then there were the flowers, the birds and the... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you are into understanding the interdependencies and diversity of nature then this is a must. Yes you can walk the trail unaccompanied but we were fortunate to have Billy as our guide for three day. This guy really knows his stuff having spent much of his life in the area. And boy can he tell genuine stories of the... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Wonderful hike through the local fauna and flora with our very own experts to explain everything as we went along. Absolutely fascinating stories of an unbelievable ecosystem where plants and animals co-exist and support each other. We were made to feel so welcome by our wonderful guides Sean and Billy who live and breathe the excitement of the Fynbos. Accommodation... More 

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