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Beautiful surroundings

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The Greatest Forest in South Africa

This forest is set at the back of Table Mountain and has the most magnificent appeal. The trees... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

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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.

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

Thank Grant S
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

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

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

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

Thank Candice21
Reviewed 15 December 2017

This the ideal place for fitness lovers and nature lovers . Place include hiking . Lovely, energetic place , fresh air and calmness of this place can take your all stress. Beautiful walk lane surrounded by greenery this place one shouldn't miss .located back of...More

Thank AmyD3685
Reviewed 15 November 2017

What an amazing spot to visit. Situated at the back of Table Mountain,There are many walks to go on, from easy to moderate. I have spent many hours discovering the wonders of this beautiful forest, from the indigenous plant life, beautiful flowers and bird life,...More

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Response from AmyD3685 | Reviewed this property |
place is safe , myself didn't find any danger but precaution should be taken . i was there with my family , so my advise is - be there in a group , friends or family .