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Stunning and find beyond 5 stars!

A beautiful nature reserve overlooking the sea. Well maintained walking path, beaches and benches to sit on! Managed to run the length!

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Stuart C
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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306 reviews
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

A beautiful nature reserve overlooking the sea. Well maintained walking path, beaches and benches to sit on! Managed to run the length!

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Thank Stuart C
Hermanus, South Africa
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Nothing beats a hike through the best the walkerbay has to offer. How amazing and breathtaking the views along the route. A MUST

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Thank RiesCor
Cape Town
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Trip to Gaansbaai and Walker Bay Nature Reserve. Magical cove. Both Gaansbaai from De Kelders and Walker Bay reserve are breathtakingly beautiful. Don't miss this if you are in the area. Jaw dropping beauty, expansive vistas of sea and sky.

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Thank Carol K
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This place was an absolute gem of a find. It's a definite for keen photographers as the scenery is very impressive with the beach itself being relatively quiet and not overrun with people. Would be great for whale watching - unfortuntely I was not there during the whale season!

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Thank Chayangel86
Cape Town, South Africa
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 January 2017

So many beaches to choose from in this reserve. A 4x4 vehicle is essential to navigate the sometimes sandy hills and rocky patches. There are plenty angling opportunities , a permit is needed (obtainable from any South African post office). It's great for a day visit and only 130km from Cape Town. There is plenty accommodation available in neighboring Gansbaai... More 

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Thank Mishkaah
Hermanus, South Africa
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57 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Whatever the weather the Nature reserve is a gift to mankind . Walks to the waterfall , (you could encounter baboons ) experiencing the Fynbos Flaura and Fauna will leave you with a wealth of appreciation

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Thank Tertia B
Bengaluru, India
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40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The walk was really nice and the beach was practically empty so we had the whole place to ourselves.

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Thank TwoBootsBLR
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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166 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We visited the caves & beaches fairly early in the day and had a lot of space and time to ourselves. Spending time climbing around the rocks, strolling along the beach or simply sitting down admiring the nature and the views are just what the doctor would order to have a great day out.

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Thank Heidi F
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

The reserve boasts some of the best coastline between bettys bay and franskraal, however a large proportion of the reserve is private property and therefore you are only allowed to walk along the beach up to the high tide mark. The caves arent world class deep caves yet do provide shade and beautiful photos. The entrance fee is R50 pppd... More 

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Thank Gerda T
Tampa, FL
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67 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015

This is one of the most beautiful places I visited. The road to the beach was long and somewhat rough, but it was worth every bump. One thing to beware of in the water is the blue bottle jellyfish!

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