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Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve

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R45, Grabouw, South Africa
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23 Apr 2017
“Ziplining Here is a Must!”
17 Jan 2017
“Suicide Gorge”
R45, Grabouw, South Africa
R45, Grabouw, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

I enjoyed a lovely day in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve, ziplining from mountain to mountain! The scenery is gorgeous, and it's a fun activity no matter the weather. The hiking trails looked incredible, and I would definitely go back to try them out!

Thank Natalia B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Check out the review on suicide gorge, the best hike in South Africa. Hiking down a gorge jumping off waterfall after waterfall.

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

you do not get to experience the beauty of the park by doing the only day hike. You are mostly confined to the large dirt road that is used by the zip-line people. When you finally get onto a small foot path into the mountains...More

1  Thank Louwtjie S
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve hosts an array of experiences from zip-lining to kloofing. It has a beautiful landscape and has breathtaking views. Our party took the suicide gorge route, which was an experience I would recommend to any thrill seeker. This route takes you...More

Thank travelspirit396
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

From Sir Lowry's Pass the road goes up through Hottenthot Mountain and the Natural Reserve. This was just the most beautiful scenic drive. We had passed by the Hottenthot Mountain twice and this time it was completely spell-bounding because of a natural phenomenon. The clouds...More

Thank youke_worldwide
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

En route to Cape Town I called the telephone number given on the Internet A very friendly lady explained exactly how to get there. The following morning I arrived at 8am and was delighted by great service at reception Numerous youngsters were checking in to...More

Thank graham e
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

I did the Zip line on Monday 23 March 2015...most majestic experience ever. The weather was perfect and the tour guides superb. Clinton, Jeff and Charlton made us feel like friends instead of guests. The springbok pie afterward was unfinishable. Never in my life did...More

Thank 13going
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Had a terrific walk from Nuweberg to Boesmanskloof Hut (8.5 hrs) via Palmiet Trail. It was long but stunning, especially the views from Pufaddernek down to the hut, which must be 600m below and 2 hrs away. Lots of proteas and sunbirds. Trail could be...More

Thank Zambezikid
Reviewed 4 January 2014

...again not well managed, see Helderberg Nature Reserve. Signs are almost not there and if, they partly are contradictionary. What are all those folks doing who obviously work for the Nature Reserve besides collecting the entrance fees and filling out templates for security reasons? Where's...More

3  Thank Dils2003
Reviewed 27 December 2013

I have been to the nature reserve three or four times and each time I tell myself you need to get there more often. Very quiet and peaceful spot with lots of trees. The entry fee is minimal but get there early to find a...More

1  Thank OffroadAdventurer
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