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Fernkloof Nature Reserve

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Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Hermanus, Overstrand, South Africa
+27 28 313 0819
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“hiking trails” (15 reviews)
“bird life” (16 reviews)
“wild flowers” (9 reviews)
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Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Hermanus, Overstrand, South Africa
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+27 28 313 0819
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"hiking trails"
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"bird life"
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"wild flowers"
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"information centre"
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"beautiful reserve"
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"indigenous plants"
in 6 reviews
"amazing flowers"
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"peaceful walk"
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"plant lovers"
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"flower show"
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"walker bay"
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"red route"
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"walking shoes"
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"walking stick"
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"stunning views"
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"safe parking"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent hikes , views and bird watching. Perfect for picnics ,fantastic flower shows . The holistic market is hosted there. Highly recommend autumn and winter walks here for the best fynbos viewing.

Thank Chelle R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views from the hikes in the Fernkloof Nature reserve are great. We only did one of the routes which took about 90 minutes and wasn't too arduous . We had a picnic afterwards in the small park near the carpark and were amazed by...More

Thank larazet
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Officials at start were very friendly and informative! They were eager to tell everyone interested about the plants etc

Thank 640jjr
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Our family had a lovely walk to the waterfall on our visit. The paths were well maintained and signposted and there was plenty parking. There were a number of walks to do for all ages. We will definitely come back for one of the longer...More

Thank 661JanetG
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Our hike at Fernkloof was the highlight of our stay in Hermanus. The views are breathtaking and variety and beauty of the fynbos was incredible. The hikes are varied and suitable for all. There are also great areas to picnic.

Thank Marina d
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a unique and beautiful spots the most beautiful hike in Hermanus that is easy to do it must be preserved and enjoyed for the future

Thank cchapman2014
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We took at walk along the Klipspringer path today taking in the sugar birds with their wonderful tails, the colourful ericas and fynbos and OH yes the views across Walker bay. As it was Sunday a lady from the Botanical society was in the visitor...More

1  Thank christel
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We did a shortish walk about 2 weeks ago from the car-park up to the lookout on Lemoenkop (I think that is the name). The paths are well-maintained and the sign-posting is excellent. The person accompanying us knew the route well but we would have...More

1  Thank MitchCTZA
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

There are maps available and the views from the top are spectacular. Look carefully where you are walking and the more you begin to notice.

Thank SimplyFred
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

A beautiful reserve with excellently maintained trails. Ostensibly free but you "purchase" a map for R10 each which is an absolute bargain. We got advice from the ranger to make up a 3 hour walk around the hills and got some wonderful views of Hermanus...More

Thank phatbear9
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Jolie J
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Response from Peter F | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the cliff path extends from the new harbour to Grotto Beach and its one-way distance is 12 km long.
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