We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Walker Bay Nature Reserve

#527 of 1,020 things to do in Western Cape Features Animals
| Greater Hermanus, South Africa
Review Highlights
A ramble and a scramble

Walker Bay Nature reserve is home to the Klip hole cave, one of several along the limestone cliffs... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Tweet G
Hermanus, South Africa
De Kelders coastal cliff path to the Klipgat Heritage site

There are a number of interesting limestone caves along the coast between Gansbaai and the Walker... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Peter F
Hermanus, South Africa
Read all 15 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“de kelders” (4 reviews)
“cliff path” (2 reviews)
| Greater Hermanus, South Africa

Similar Things to Do in Western Cape

Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (15)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 15 reviews

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Walker Bay Nature reserve is home to the Klip hole cave, one of several along the limestone cliffs on this part of the Walker Bay coastline . You can get there either by following a not always distinct cliff path from De Kelders whale viewing...More

Thank Tweet G
Reviewed 1 May 2017

There are a number of interesting limestone caves along the coast between Gansbaai and the Walker Bay Nature Reserve towards Stanford. Of these the Klipgat Heritage site is probably the most meaningful because of its magnificent location. Excavations of human remains, debris and artifacts of...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

A beautiful nature reserve overlooking the sea. Well maintained walking path, beaches and benches to sit on! Managed to run the length!

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Nothing beats a hike through the best the walkerbay has to offer. How amazing and breathtaking the views along the route. A MUST

Thank RiesCor
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Trip to Gaansbaai and Walker Bay Nature Reserve. Magical cove. Both Gaansbaai from De Kelders and Walker Bay reserve are breathtakingly beautiful. Don't miss this if you are in the area. Jaw dropping beauty, expansive vistas of sea and sky.

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This place was an absolute gem of a find. It's a definite for keen photographers as the scenery is very impressive with the beach itself being relatively quiet and not overrun with people. Would be great for whale watching - unfortuntely I was not there...More

Thank Chayangel86
Reviewed 1 January 2017

So many beaches to choose from in this reserve. A 4x4 vehicle is essential to navigate the sometimes sandy hills and rocky patches. There are plenty angling opportunities , a permit is needed (obtainable from any South African post office). It's great for a day...More

Thank Mishkaah
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Whatever the weather the Nature reserve is a gift to mankind . Walks to the waterfall , (you could encounter baboons ) experiencing the Fynbos Flaura and Fauna will leave you with a wealth of appreciation

Thank Tertia B
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The walk was really nice and the beach was practically empty so we had the whole place to ourselves.

Thank TwoBootsBLR
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We visited the caves & beaches fairly early in the day and had a lot of space and time to ourselves. Spending time climbing around the rocks, strolling along the beach or simply sitting down admiring the nature and the views are just what the...More

Thank Heidi F
Nearby Restaurants
Lizette's Kitchen
363 reviews
1.48 km away
Don Gelato Ice Cream Parlour
26 reviews
1.61 km away
Le Chalet
12 reviews
1.37 km away
Running Rabbit Cafe
10 reviews
1.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Fernkloof Nature Reserve
357 reviews
1.33 km away
Hermanus Country Market
105 reviews
1.32 km away
Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate
71 reviews
.98 km away
Hermanus Golfclub
97 reviews
1.07 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Walker Bay Nature Reserve staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines