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Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve

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Jan Phillips Drive, Paarl, South Africa
+27 82 744 5900
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“granite rocks” (6 reviews)
“gravel road” (4 reviews)
Jan Phillips Drive, Paarl, South Africa
+27 82 744 5900
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a nice day out. Lots of activities to do. You can either braai at the picnic area or pack a picnic basket. Take a hike through the garden or a more challenging walk up the mountain.

Thank Lize S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing hike that was varied with a few challenges for the not so fit hiker. Every turn had some beauty to reveal and the end was absolutely stunning with the many plants in bloom.

Thank 12,092,013
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We took a walk through the wildflower garden in the winter and it was still beautiful. It has steep walking and can be muddy so wear appropriate shoes. You are pretty high up so you get good views. We also saw sun birds which was...More

Thank Gerri H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I ran up into the Park from the main road going into Paarl town. The Park entrance has ample parking. The walk up to Paarl Rock is worth the effort and opens up to well marked tracks on the plateau located at the top of...More

Thank Samuel P
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Just 10 minutes drive out of Paarl. Good road surfaces. Great walking and bird spotting or just sitting and relaxing Lots of walkways. Safe.

1  Thank ROKNottingham
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We went up to this amazing area, what a great place and view of Paarl Valley below, a must to visit when in this area of the Cape. The boulders are so huge, I haven't seen anything like that before in all our travels.

Thank marilync02
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Drove up here. There are walking trails from the car park. Good views across Paarl. Good photo opportunities

Thank Angela075
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I drove the Paarl Mountain Nature reserve and climb on the rocks to see amazing view . Then I drove (4X4 mandatory) the different rroad to admire the view of the fynbos and the scenic view. From the top, I was able to see the...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This is truly a magical place and good all year round. In summer-go early! Make sure to pack some breakfast and watch the sun rise from the rocks. Can be windy late afternoon. In winter-dress warm and walk, jog, mountain bike. Just enjoy the fynbos...More

1  Thank Travelwim
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Hubbie took me for an afternoon drive to the Paarl Nature Reserve and halfway thru we came across the Millstream Wildflower Garden. Oh, wow. It's Magical!. Smack bang in the middle of gigantic rock and mountain. There is a walkway leading past the metal gates,...More

Thank RonaCCB
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Bobby F
16 March 2017|
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Response from JaCob5 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, we didn't stay in Paarl but I would be amazed if there was nowhere to hire bikes there. A bike hire place can be found in Franschoek on the main street (if you have a car with a bike rack).