Robberg Nature Reserve
Robberg Nature Reserve
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  • JamieLWisconsin
    Kaukauna, Wisconsin46 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing views but be cautious
    Great hike with stunning scenery. Lots of flowers and saw many seals on north side. Not for the faint of heart. Some areas were scary. There were some ropes and handrails to assist in some of those scary areas. Paper map we received was accurate with numbers/location. Large signs along hike had incorrect numbers for rescue/location and did not match paper map. We helped a couple that would have ended up hiking out to the point as they were confused by numbers on the signs. This could really lead people in dangerous direction on longer hike than intended. We helped them navigate and all made it back safely. Overall amazing hike!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 October 2023
  • Andrew K
    Oxford, United Kingdom1,278 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great half day walking, but only for the fit !
    Great half day out walking through the park, taking in the views, the wildlife and the flora. We did the short walk as it was a very windy day but still great fun. The paths can be very steep and often require almost scrambling, but it's worth it. There are a number of walks, ranging from 1 hour to 4 hours or more. One of the highlights of our S Africa trip, despite the weather that day
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 October 2023
  • Katherine
    Manchester, United Kingdom523 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Be Prepared!
    We didn’t estimate this trail that turned into a hike. We did the middle route what took 2.5hrs, make sure you have good shoes, plenty to drink and something to cover up with. Its not easy in some parts so I’ll make sure you have a decent level of fitnesses. After taking all that into consideration, it was a beautiful walk with stunning views. It wasn’t busy so you felt like you has some areas to yourself, like the beach. We loved every minute of it and are so glad we completed even if it was 30c plus heat.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 11 November 2023
  • speedqueen09
    209 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great walk - fantastic views
    Fantastic walk - we were not sure whether to do this walk as lots of reviews say it’s challenging. It was a hot day so we took plenty of water and some snacks and it was brilliant. We did the full loop so it was about 5 hrs ish in line with the estimated time I’d read. You do need to walk over a lot of boulders on the beach and some paths are rocky but I wouldn’t say the walk is challenging. I wouldn’t do it if rain is forecast though as it would be slippery and quite dangerous. There is one section which might make people feel nervous if they are scared of heights but nothing dangerously close to an edge. The views were fantastic and the seal colony is wonderful.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 3 December 2023
  • Resort57068006872
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Special Moments
    To Gareth and his team (Murray, Josh and Sarah) at ROBBERG ABSEIL. Thank you for an amazing experience. I got to make an awesome memory with my kids. When I arrived at the bottom of the cliff face, they were all talking at once but what came through clearly was" It was so much fun we want to do it again."
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 15 December 2023
  • Aran88
    79 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely loved Robberg Peninsula
    Absolutely loved Robberg Peninsula, it only cost 60 Rand which compared to Storms Bay at 400 Rand is a bargain and SO much better. You see geology in action and see the puddle stone. The walk can be difficult at times but so worth it, the sand dune and views are glorious – definitely worth the detour!
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 19 December 2023
  • Pam100127
    19 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    You will not be disappointed!
    Speedy, Zulu, Eddie, Xoliswa, Victor, Joseph and our designated taxi driver Johnathan gave us the experience of a lifetime in Plettenberg. Fantastic food, caring and unbelievably kind staff members with instant problem solving when unexpected issues arose, there was broken heating in one of our rooms on the first night, but we were quickly transferred to a new room and a repairman was brought in the next day to correct the problem. Some of the most undeniably kind people work in this reserve. Consistently accommodating and frequent room cleaning/servicing meant we always came back to a perfect room. Highly recommend:)
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 25 December 2023
  • Tita Elvie
    Canada100 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a great hike!
    WOW. What a hike. If you are physically able, definitely do the full loop. It is stunning. Make sure to pack water and snacks. You are fairly exposed to the sun, so bring a hat and sunscreen. I think I took a million photos! There's a gorgeous beach too where you can sit in the sand. Also, make sure to visit the kiosk with the drinks and snacks. It was such a blessing to get an iced chai latte after the long hike while overlooking the water at the picnic tables!! Never seen such a cool kiosk at a trail head.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 10 March 2024
  • green_gecko917
    29 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    So so beautiful
    Absolutely stunning and we've travelled a lot. I was really worried about ants since a few reviews mentioned them, but hand on my heart, there was not a single ant on this trail. We went on an overcast day in March, first thing in the morning. Maybe they come out when it's hot or during a particular season? Not sure, but I'm so happy we came here, it was breathtaking. We talked to a local who had hiked the long trail once, and the medium trail once. He said they were more or less the same scenery, just that the long trail was longer. The medium trail took us about 3.5 hours and we stopped a lot for photos.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 31 March 2024
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green_gecko917
29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Absolutely stunning and we've travelled a lot.
I was really worried about ants since a few reviews mentioned them, but hand on my heart, there was not a single ant on this trail.
We went on an overcast day in March, first thing in the morning. Maybe they come out when it's hot or during a particular season? Not sure, but I'm so happy we came here, it was breathtaking.
We talked to a local who had hiked the long trail once, and the medium trail once. He said they were more or less the same scenery, just that the long trail was longer.
The medium trail took us about 3.5 hours and we stopped a lot for photos.
Written 31 March 2024
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Tita Elvie
Canada100 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
WOW. What a hike. If you are physically able, definitely do the full loop. It is stunning. Make sure to pack water and snacks. You are fairly exposed to the sun, so bring a hat and sunscreen. I think I took a million photos! There's a gorgeous beach too where you can sit in the sand.

Also, make sure to visit the kiosk with the drinks and snacks. It was such a blessing to get an iced chai latte after the long hike while overlooking the water at the picnic tables!! Never seen such a cool kiosk at a trail head.
Written 10 March 2024
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APK
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Excellent hike. If you feel that it is too difficult you didn't do the research. We did the full hike with 2 children, one 2 years and the other 11 months and it was a joy! Took 3.5 hours to complete.
Written 25 February 2024
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Rob M
Scottish Borders, UK383 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
We did the middle trail. It is not far but a good walk in the heat. When you go down the massive sand dune ( unbelievable ) remember to turn left! Some fantastic views.
Written 8 February 2024
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Pam100127
Belfast19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Speedy, Zulu, Eddie, Xoliswa, Victor, Joseph and our designated taxi driver Johnathan gave us the experience of a lifetime in Plettenberg. Fantastic food, caring and unbelievably kind staff members with instant problem solving when unexpected issues arose, there was broken heating in one of our rooms on the first night, but we were quickly transferred to a new room and a repairman was brought in the next day to correct the problem. Some of the most undeniably kind people work in this reserve. Consistently accommodating and frequent room cleaning/servicing meant we always came back to a perfect room. Highly recommend:)
Written 25 December 2023
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Aran88
London79 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Absolutely loved Robberg Peninsula, it only cost 60 Rand which compared to Storms Bay at 400 Rand is a bargain and SO much better. You see geology in action and see the puddle stone. The walk can be difficult at times but so worth it, the sand dune and views are glorious – definitely worth the detour!
Written 19 December 2023
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Resort57068006872
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
To Gareth and his team (Murray, Josh and Sarah) at ROBBERG ABSEIL. Thank you for an amazing experience. I got to make an awesome memory with my kids. When I arrived at the bottom of the cliff face, they were all talking at once but what came through clearly was" It was so much fun we want to do it again."
Written 16 December 2023
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speedqueen09
Birmingham, UK209 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Friends
Fantastic walk - we were not sure whether to do this walk as lots of reviews say it’s challenging. It was a hot day so we took plenty of water and some snacks and it was brilliant. We did the full loop so it was about 5 hrs ish in line with the estimated time I’d read. You do need to walk over a lot of boulders on the beach and some paths are rocky but I wouldn’t say the walk is challenging. I wouldn’t do it if rain is forecast though as it would be slippery and quite dangerous. There is one section which might make people feel nervous if they are scared of heights but nothing dangerously close to an edge. The views were fantastic and the seal colony is wonderful.
Written 3 December 2023
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freckles63
Southampton, UK124 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
A fabulous walk. We chose to do the withstands walk which is the middle option,!and it was still,pretty demanding. The walk back on the edge of the rocks was not for the squeamish and involved scrabbling over rocks, it was well worth it for the views though!
Written 23 November 2023
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Paul H
Cornwall, UK76 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
They say that there are 3 trails here but there is only really one with 2 opportunities to nip over the peninsula and cut it short; The Gap (2.1kms return) and Witsand (5.5kms return).
As 2 fairly fit 60 year olds used to walking the Cornish Coastal Footpath, we did it in almost exactly 4 hours (9.2kms return). The walk out to The Point was easy enough but the bit back between The Point and Witsand was really challenging. It involved a lot of scrambling over rocks, climbing over boulders, descending using rope "bannisters" and steep wooden steps (up and down). Hence why a 9.2kms hike took nearly 4 hours. Take at least one bottle of water per person. It's thirsty work.
Written 20 November 2023
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