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Fernkloof Nature Reserve

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Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Hermanus, South Africa
+27 28 313 0819
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Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Hermanus, South Africa
+27 28 313 0819
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited colleagues working there and was amazed by the fantastic work they do to keep the baboons safe. They attach sensors to the baboons to track their whereabouts

Thank Marlene A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have now walked most of the paths at different times of year. Last week we walked up and up to Kelpin's hut and were completely alone for nearly five hours, excluding a family of klipspringer antelope, many birds and pretty coloured lizards. The views...More

1  Thank robina898
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This botanic garden and mountain has great easy walks in fynbos with good birding. The indigenous nursery is good value.

Thank Twoplanes
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Love the beauty of the untouched nature! One of my favorite places to go hiking in Hermanus :) The best is when it's been raining! Always lush!

Thank JamieS402
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We went for an early morning walk and were pleasantly surprised. Various trails, beautiful environment. Remember to take water.

Thank Emarie B
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This is my 3rd visit to fernkloof and I have walked a different route each time, and each time there have been new and wonderful flora and fauna to look at, not forgetting the spectacular views of walkers bay. If you're lucky enough you might...More

Thank allipol
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I enjoyed hiking at Fernkloof as the trails are gentle and the vistas spectacular. I have hiked there with a group and solo - both extremely enjoyable.

Thank 2016msm
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Super impressed with this reserve. Free entry, clear and well marked trails, all paths in perfect condition, stunning scenery with amazing views in every direction, flowers, birds, waterfalls... Luvo at the info hut was very friendly and informative and spent time with us going over...More

Thank 516nicolar
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Great hiking spot, with beautiful quite mountains and local flora (free to enter too!). Many birds where spotted and several routes allowed for a short or more lengthy walk depending on time and fitness. Would suggest long trousers as grasses encroached on path. Could have...More

Thank Phillip A
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is quite an exceptional nature reserve, with just so much to see and do - it has a dual function of providing a relaxing, recreational space, as well as an educational function. Fitness fanatics can choose hikes which match their level of fitness, folks...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
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Jolie J
8 June 2017|
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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.