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Silvermine Nature Reserve

Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 780 9002
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 780 9002

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic day trip to experience fauna, flora, landscape sea and mountains. Two oceans kissing and cajoling mountain baboons.

Thank FrankFredericks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing hike up to Elephant's Eye cave. It took us about 5 hours total (could do it in less time but I'm not an avid hiker), but luckily there was shade for most of the hike. The views are absolutely stunning and the plant life...More

Thank mynameisnotlinda
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Silvermine offers great hikes, areas for picnics and braais & loads of space for energetic kids. I picnic here fairly often with friends and come hiking Views are superb. Well maintained paths.

Thank RCDMarshall
Reviewed 26 May 2017

A beautiful place to visit, either for a hike, or a picnic/bbq. Gorgeous biodiversity to explore, and stunning vistas.

Thank kalgran
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a lovely place to visit. There are several hike that can be done. examples are Elephants Eye and views of Hout Bay. At the dam there are several braai (BBQ) places, however, these (fires) are strictly controlled and can be prohibited at times...More

Thank Jakes007
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Took my school children on an excursion to Silvermine as part of a Science lesson on Fauna and ecosystems. We saw more than we bargained for in that we found lots of little animals, insects and observed their movement . We even went for a...More

Thank Joharney
Reviewed 23 May 2017

If hiking or a good walk is your thing then Silvermine is a wonderful place to visit. It offers good clean open spaces and vistas that will take you breath away - on Hot days there is always a lovely shady spot next to the...More

Thank Alexa A
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Lovely ride to arrive to the Silvermine nature Reserve. Many parking spaces and then all around the main lake at the beginning of the trail there are plenty areas to stop and pic nic or just chill and swim. Very clean everywhere, it is a...More

Thank CTandyou
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We visited on a Sunday, although the reserve was open you could not drive any further the the research offices, which were closed. It should be good for bird watching on foot we were not sure about safety in small groups as the road was...More

Thank Mad9
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Silvermine is the best - its great for long hikes, short hikes, cycling, walking your dogs, picnicking, superb views and a swim in the dam. What more do you need?

Thank Carla G
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