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Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve

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Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2861
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Amazing road trip to franschhoek

Driving from Hermanus to Franschhoek decided to travel over this pass, more than stunning views and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nico N
Lovely walks

We love to walk/hike and Mont Rochelle was just perfect for us. The trip to Uitkyk took us just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving from Hermanus to Franschhoek decided to travel over this pass, more than stunning views and worth a while to drive and finally see Franshhoek laying down in the Valley, a must do drive

Thank Nico N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love to walk/hike and Mont Rochelle was just perfect for us. The trip to Uitkyk took us just over an hour and the views were stunning. On our way back we took a trip up the Vista walk which gave us a fantastic view...More

Thank Murt52
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We absolutely love this walk.. my husband proposed to me at the view point and 12 years later we went again today with the children who also loved it! We always recommend to friends coming to Franschhoek. Perfect 8.5km hike to build up an appetite...More

Thank YaelDuncan
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of a great hike up to Breakfast rock through the mist and then along the Uitkyk trail into the morning sun. Good hiking path and the most gorgeous scenery.

Thank Walk_Live_Laugh
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We are not great wine buffs so after one day tasting various wines we were ready for something different and this was it . You need a car to access the start as it’s quite a little distance from town . You also need a...More

Thank JANDDBritinParis
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My Husband found this place after extensive searches. It was part of my birthday surprise, plus part of my post op rehabilitation routine. Loved the views. I was limited on which routes to use. The first one, no 4, which is marked on the map,...More

Thank RonaCCB
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Amazing views, nice hike even for somebody that's not into hiking (not difficult one) but would like to experience what mountain hiking may bring into the soul - silence and unity with nature.

Thank Karolina D
Reviewed 24 July 2017

While staying in Franschoek for the weekend the family decided to do a hike in this reserve. Greeted by friendly reserve staff, permit purchased and the route decided upon, with the expert advice of said reserve staff, off we went. We only had a couple...More

Thank PTCooper
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We hiked the uitkyk trail which was about 6.5-7km. The trail was great to hike, well marked and easy to follow. It wasn't too tough and took us about 2-hours up and back. The views across franschoek were beautiful as was the scenery along the...More

1  Thank Courtsn
Reviewed 20 May 2017

For those who want to do something different in Franschoek this is worth exploring. We did not see the proteas in full bloom as wrong season but I imagine it will be beautiful when they are.

Thank GOBinSA
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