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Fernkloof Nature Reserve

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Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Hermanus, South Africa
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Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Hermanus, South Africa
+27 28 313 0819
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the beauty of the untouched nature! One of my favorite places to go hiking in Hermanus :) The best is when it's been raining! Always lush!

Thank JamieS402
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for an early morning walk and were pleasantly surprised. Various trails, beautiful environment. Remember to take water.

Thank Emarie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my 3rd visit to fernkloof and I have walked a different route each time, and each time there have been new and wonderful flora and fauna to look at, not forgetting the spectacular views of walkers bay. If you're lucky enough you might...More

Thank allipol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed hiking at Fernkloof as the trails are gentle and the vistas spectacular. I have hiked there with a group and solo - both extremely enjoyable.

Thank 2016msm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super impressed with this reserve. Free entry, clear and well marked trails, all paths in perfect condition, stunning scenery with amazing views in every direction, flowers, birds, waterfalls... Luvo at the info hut was very friendly and informative and spent time with us going over...More

Thank 516nicolar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hiking spot, with beautiful quite mountains and local flora (free to enter too!). Many birds where spotted and several routes allowed for a short or more lengthy walk depending on time and fitness. Would suggest long trousers as grasses encroached on path. Could have...More

Thank Phillip A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is quite an exceptional nature reserve, with just so much to see and do - it has a dual function of providing a relaxing, recreational space, as well as an educational function. Fitness fanatics can choose hikes which match their level of fitness, folks...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent views in all kinds of weather! Dassies on the paths in sunshine and pounding surf when it's windy. Beautiful walking.

Thank P3570GIsusang
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We love going here. The reserve is partly dog friendly (areas are clearly sign posted) to dogs on a leash. Great places to have picnics, wonderfully maintained gardens. There are about 7 different choices of trails to walk - many are easy to do within...More

Thank CharmaineSmith
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Fernkloof Nature Reserve is a "must" for anyone visiting Hermanus who likes mountain walks and is interested in the amazing wild flowers of the Cape Floral Kingdom. There is a wild flower show in September which should not be missed by anyone in Hermanus at...More

Thank Robin R
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Jolie J
7 June 2017|
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Response from Peter F | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the cliff path extends from the new harbour to Grotto Beach and its one-way distance is 12 km long.