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Helderberg Nature Reserve

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Verster Avenue, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 444 9744
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A lovely walk in the park

I just love this place! Every single time I go, come rain or shine, we've had a lovely time. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Villiersdorp, Western Cape, South Africa
via mobile
Great walk

Well maintained reserve with kept walks and paths. Vast fynbos and protea area for enjoyment and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Roslyn H
Duncan, Canada
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Hiking, camping and bird watching are the top attractions in this majestic wildlife sanctuary nestled on the lower slopes of Helderberg Mountain. O
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hiking trails” (10 reviews)
“false bay” (12 reviews)
Verster Avenue, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 444 9744
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just love this place! Every single time I go, come rain or shine, we've had a lovely time. It is not always about the people, the walks are lovely and each time, different blooms to appreciate. The little café is also quite decent

Thank DevineWard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well maintained reserve with kept walks and paths. Vast fynbos and protea area for enjoyment and photography. Easy parking good retaurant

Thank Roslyn H
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, tough walk but absolutely worth it, lots of people around. Kids friendly and lots of wildlife

Thank Natasja V
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Treated ourselves to a beautiful walk up the Helderberg Mountain by first enjoying the lovely paths through this beautifully managed reserve. Stunning views and beautiful scenery added to a stunning day out.

Thank BushyD
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This nature reserve is worth a visit, especially in the protea flowering season. The walking lanes have mostly been set out to make sure you can follow pre determined routes up the wonderful Helderberg mountain. There is plenty of bird life and visiting the nature...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome views, great place to walk in nature. Amazing flower, plants and animals. My favours was the spring fed pond

Thank Morgan P
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Great place to do some very nice walks up the Helderberg mountain and be at one with nature There is also a very nice little coffee shop where you can have light meals,tea/coffee etc There is a great area for picnicking which is a fantastic...More

Thank Alan J
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

If you are into picnicking with your family or walking and hiking, a visit to the Helderberg Nature Reserve is a must. There is a large lawned area for picnics under beautiful oak trees and a number of walking/hiking trails suited to all levels of...More

Thank JoeyGRT
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We went to the reserve and ate at the restaurant three oaks and walked around with little one . They served the best hamburgers I ever had and great service . We sat outside and really peaceful and relaxing atmosphere.

1  Thank Bertus F
Reviewed 18 April 2017

What a wonderful place to go to stretch the legs or just relax under the trees on the soft green grass. There are many hiking trails on the slopes of the Helderberg that are well sign posted, colour coded and safe enough to walk alone....More

Thank Eric M
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15 September 2017|
Response from DevineWard | Reviewed this property |
They co-exist quite well, and are mutually beneficial! You do not have to use the restaurant if you do want to take your own picnic