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I'm a regular hiker in Newlands, after work or early on a weekend morning, and despite the qualms of some, I can safely say it's my favourite hiking spot in the city and easily beats out Kirstenbosch in my books - though the approach is...More
This forest is set at the back of Table Mountain and has the most magnificent appeal. The trees abound and there are waterfalls. One can climb up the back of Table Mountain to the top and get to the other side and dgo down in...More
My cousin friends and I always, went to Newlands forest regularly, to walk around in nature and just have an awesome time in fellowship. Its always lots of fun to go in groups and you might find the granadilla or two in season.
One of the most beautiful parts of cape town where young and old can go for a short little walk or a long day out hiking around the mountain. Well maintained and looked after it's a refreshing trip out. Recommend not going alone though and...More
Besides Hiking ,dog walking and shady strolls ,a section of the Newlands forest is incorporated into the Table mountain greenbelt mountain biking trails.Entrances are well marked and signage adequate.The jeep track is shared with other users so its pretty much a recreational ride with courtesy...More
This a really nice outdoor area that is lovely for a walk about for families, casual strollers and ardent hikers
Only negative is that I wish that there was a by-law compelling dog walkers to pick up their pets’ poo
You walking at the foot of a beautiful mountain range, a lot to see and do , not strenuous unless you want to go up the many paths to the top of the mountain .
A lot of indigenous fynbos , "fine bushes" that only...More
My sister lives in Newlands so whilst on Holiday this past December we made sure we had a walk in the forest 3-4 a week and each time was as lovely as the last. There is something quite captivating about being in the forest walking...More