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M3 Highway, Newlands, South Africa
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank mikeseanjones
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Very tranquil setting where you can spend time with family and friends. Adequate parking, picnic, braai and ablution facilities. Ideal for all ages and at reasonable entry fees.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BramwellGeduldt
Reviewed 28 August 2018

By far the most beautiful forest in Cape Town. Such a pleasure taking a meander through here and enjoying the beautiful scenery.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank AlistairG83
Reviewed 1 August 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank 42markbriggs
Reviewed 18 May 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 421darrinh
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank grants976
Reviewed 4 March 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Steeletripper
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank rodney120
Reviewed 22 January 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 183riadd
Reviewed 5 January 2018

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

Date of experience: December 2017
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marierossouw
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Response from Candice21 | Reviewed this property |
Well like any park or open space not patrolled I would not advise you walk alone but always in a group
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