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Helderberg Nature Reserve

#3 of 38 things to do in Somerset West Features Animals
Verster Avenue, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 444 9744
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Nature Happiness & Physical Challenge

Treated ourselves to a beautiful walk up the Helderberg Mountain by first enjoying the lovely paths... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Somerset West, South Africa
via mobile
A beautiful view

This nature reserve is worth a visit, especially in the protea flowering season. The walking lanes... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Angela S
Lasne, Belgium
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Hiking, camping and bird watching are the top attractions in this majestic wildlife sanctuary nestled on the lower slopes of Helderberg Mountain. O
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hiking trails” (10 reviews)
“false bay” (12 reviews)
Verster Avenue, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 444 9744
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Treated ourselves to a beautiful walk up the Helderberg Mountain by first enjoying the lovely paths through this beautifully managed reserve. Stunning views and beautiful scenery added to a stunning day out.

Thank BushyD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This nature reserve is worth a visit, especially in the protea flowering season. The walking lanes have mostly been set out to make sure you can follow pre determined routes up the wonderful Helderberg mountain. There is plenty of bird life and visiting the nature...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome views, great place to walk in nature. Amazing flower, plants and animals. My favours was the spring fed pond

Thank Morgan P
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Great place to do some very nice walks up the Helderberg mountain and be at one with nature There is also a very nice little coffee shop where you can have light meals,tea/coffee etc There is a great area for picnicking which is a fantastic...More

Thank Alan J
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

If you are into picnicking with your family or walking and hiking, a visit to the Helderberg Nature Reserve is a must. There is a large lawned area for picnics under beautiful oak trees and a number of walking/hiking trails suited to all levels of...More

Thank JoeyGRT
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We went to the reserve and ate at the restaurant three oaks and walked around with little one . They served the best hamburgers I ever had and great service . We sat outside and really peaceful and relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Bertus F
Reviewed 19 April 2017

What a wonderful place to go to stretch the legs or just relax under the trees on the soft green grass. There are many hiking trails on the slopes of the Helderberg that are well sign posted, colour coded and safe enough to walk alone....More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Helderberg Nature Reserve is what made me fall in love with Somerset West! We are regular visitors to the nature reserve and particularly enjoy Sunday morning walks. The trails offered vary from mild to wild and the views are simply amazing! Well maintained routes and...More

Thank Melanie F
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The Nature Reserve is kept clean and feels very safe. We did a one and a half hour walk along the laid out trails and very soon were walking through lovely fynbos and copious protea bushes with lovely views over False Bay and the Hottentots...More

Thank roccov1234
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is an ideal place to come together as a family and enjoy the day under ample of shady big trees and green grass. they also have a coffee shop and curio shop that you can visit.

Thank elsabel2017
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