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Fynbos Trail

Closes in 6 min: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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The Finest Fynbos!

We spent three weeks travelling Western and Eastern Cape, and this was the highlight of our trip... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
emmabrandon
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Sublime Fynbos Trail Experience

I can highly recommend this experience to anyone - young or old, fit or unfit. Each daily walk has... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
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The Fynbos trail is a unique nature experience in the heart of the Cape floral Kingdom that can be undertaken as a fully guided and catered slack packing trail or as a self-guided and catered trail. The trail has a two or three night option and...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Walker bay Conservancy, Uilenkraal 7220, South Africa
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All reviews first night knowledgeable guide his team beautiful scenery day hike overnight accommodation flora and fauna his wife self guided delicious lunch after a long day wine tasting western cape every turn hot tub fabulous food beautiful area
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent three weeks travelling Western and Eastern Cape, and this was the highlight of our trip, all of which was fabulous, so high praise indeed. We included the coastal add on, which I highly recommend to complete the experience. From the warm welcome at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

I can highly recommend this experience to anyone - young or old, fit or unfit. Each daily walk has an amazing variance of coastal riverine forest to Fynbos on mountain peaks.You can walk hard as we did, or as slowly as you like. The longest...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Michelle P, Owner at Fynbos Trail, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

Thanks for your kind words. We loved having all of you on the trail and so glad you enjoyed it. We look forward to welcoming you next Spring :-) Best Regards, Sean and Michelle

Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience. a Fun and beautiful 3 day walk with family or friends. We had Sean as a guide on the second day. Great option to go for. Learned so much and appreciate so much more. Not to be missed!!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Michelle P, Manager at Fynbos Trail, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

It was lovely having you ladies on The Fynbos Trail and we are glad that you enjoyed the day with Sean as your guide :-) I hope we can welcome you back again one day. Warm Regards, Michelle & Sean and The Fynbos Trail Team

Reviewed October 10, 2018

Everything about the trip was excellent. The guides were knowledgeable and passionate about their subject, the food was good, the accommodation was comfortable and of very high quality. The hiking is suitable for most people, not very taxing.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

This is the perfect trail for a long weekend or during the week getaway! The trail is well marked, well planned and Shaun and his team organized us so well that we didn’t want to return back to our day jobs! A must do for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Michelle P, Manager at Fynbos Trail, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you for your review. We hope you can escape your day jobs again in the future to come visit us again ;-) Regards The Fynbos Trail team

Reviewed October 2, 2018

What a gem of a hike. Well organised and the guide on the second day was incredibly informative. If you haven't done it you need to put it on your bucket list, sooner rather than later. We did the self catered option with portage and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Michelle P, Manager at Fynbos Trail, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. Was lovely to meet you all and have you on the trail with us. Regards, The Fynbos Trail team

Reviewed September 11, 2018

This was the most wonderful experience , being in this pristine environment was such a privilege . The food and accommodation was all fantastic and the knowledge of our guide Christophe was astounding . We all returned with cups overflowing ! Thankyou and we will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Michelle P, Owner at Fynbos Trail, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review & great to hear you will be back :-) Regards, Michelle & Sean and The Fynbos Trail team

Reviewed September 2, 2018

The Fynbos Trail was a highlight of our visit to western cape. We were keen to see lots of the famous fynbos, and the trail provided an excellent way to do this. As well, we appreciated the hospitality of our hosts, the guides' knowledge and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Michelle P, Owner at Fynbos Trail, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Lesley - we are SO glad that you and Ian changed your trip which enabled you to walk The Fynbos Trail. It was lovely to spend time with you both and I hope the rest of your trip was just as enjoyable. Kind Regards, Michelle...More

Reviewed May 15, 2018

8 septuagenerians who are a regular hiking group took off mid-April on this adventure. It was a great fun, educational and a good exercise experience. Willy, our guide, imparted huge blocks of knowledge with suitable anecdotes, the accommodation was good although Fynbos Retreat would have...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Michelle P, Owner at Fynbos Trail, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

Dear David C, Thank you so much for your wonderful review - we loved hosting your group on The Fynbos Trail. Just for info if groups go over 10 then we try and book both houses at Fynbos Retreat. At this stage we are limited...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018

We had a wonderful three day self-guided self-catered hike. We were seven adults, two toddlers and a dog. The walking (for experienced backpackers) was easy, with just the occasional steep uphill, and the paths are well maintained. The scenery was beautiful and varied. Lunch stops...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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jane f
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Response from Michelle P | Property representative |
Hi Jane, Thank you for your correspondence with Nina via email and we look forward to welcoming you to our core trail at the end of April :-) I am going to email you directly with some alternatives for the coastal section... More
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