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Robberg Nature Reserve

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Address: 8 Plettenberg Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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+27 44 533 2125

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A fantastic hike with spectacular scenery

This is a comfortable 9km hike that is incredibly beautiful. We recommend you take half a day to hike at a comfortable speed, stop, photograph and enjoy the beautiful views over... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a comfortable 9km hike that is incredibly beautiful. We recommend you take half a day to hike at a comfortable speed, stop, photograph and enjoy the beautiful views over the bay towards Plettenberg bay. View the seal colony from above and look for breaching whales out to sea. At the point you can spend some time watching the... More 

Thank K1924
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Robberg was a nice suprise on our stay in Plettenberg. It is not so close to down town, but you should visit. If you like hike! uhhh you will love it. I didn't take the large hike route, but I guess you will expend 3 hours to go around the reserve. Do not forget the sunscreen, sunglass, water and battery... More 

Thank Antonio X
Somerset West, South Africa
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Enjoyed the most wonderful walk on Robberg to the Island and back. Not great weather to start with which meant I was the first to walk across the beach to the Island that day and then had the whole Island to myself. Not sure how often that happens. Incredible views from all angles. Paths well maintained and a good walk... More 

Thank EJS630907
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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87 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The nature reserve covers the entire Robberg Peninsula which is situated 5 kms from Plettenberg Bay. There is an entrance fee of R25 for the day, but if you wanted to stay over night there is a cabin situated at the peninsula point, but bring your own sleeping bags and food.

Thank TripAdviser747
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Take alot of water with on the longer hike. Saw hump back whales in theRoberg bay, seals swimming off the point and dorsal fins that belong to sharks.

Thank Michael S
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you are in the area it is well worth visiting Robberg Nature Reserve. The scenery is very good, lots of birds around with a chance to see seals and possibly sharks too. We were lucky that the spring seemed late this year so many of the plants were still in flower, fantastic. There are three walks to have a... More 

Thank Notdunroaming
Innisfil, Ontario
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Too many beautiful moments!! Keep walking and you will be rewarded with breath taking sights and sounds! I had a walking guide and would highly recommend one as some areas are very treacherous. I carefully followed in my guides footsteps . Be sure to bring water and proper footwear. You will need to keep your hands free to support you... More 

Thank Theresa C
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

MAGNIFICENT Views! Wonderful from all perspectives, worthy of a photo. A refreshing swim on the beach halfway through the walk, the kids swam for hours.

1 Thank Elizabeth P
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

After reading reviews and keeping an open mind, we embarked on a walk through this lovely area. We sensibly took water with us (bottle available at the car park information centre at R10.00) but were definitely not prepared for the challenges of the uneven, steep paths with often vertiginous drops to the sea. Worth doing if you are confident in... More 

1 Thank Sue T
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5 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous! One of the most beautiful nature reserve in SA. We hiked the long trail and loved every second of it. It's must- Don't miss it!

Thank Eden N

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