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De Mond Nature Reserve

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Dirt Road, 30km from Struisbaai, South Africa
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Unspoilt gem

This private reserve is well maintained and worth a visit of several hours. Birdlife is prolific... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
MarinaPearson
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Stunning scenery

What a gem! Fantastic visit n the mouth of the Heuningnes river. Amazing scenery. The colour of... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Mphubo
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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Travellers talk about
“picnic area” (3 reviews)
“gravel road” (4 reviews)
“small hill” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Dirt Road, 30km from Struisbaai, South Africa

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This private reserve is well maintained and worth a visit of several hours. Birdlife is prolific. An inviting, shady picnic area under ancient trees on the riverbank is ideal for a packed lunch. The walks are well signposted and easy, curving along the lagoon around...More

Thank MarinaPearson
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

What a gem! Fantastic visit n the mouth of the Heuningnes river. Amazing scenery. The colour of the water and waves where the river meets the sea defies description. The reserve is also renowned for birding. Though any sane bird at the time of my...More

Thank Mphubo
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We only had an hour to explore, but I could easily spend all day here hiking and enjoying bird-watching! The walk along the sand dunes looked especially beautiful.

Thank Carmen A
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We took the Sterna trail, about a 7km walk. Take some sunscreen and a camera. Beautiful nature, lots of birds and a long walk on the beach. Stunning place if you love the outdoors

Thank Gerhard F
Reviewed 15 November 2016

When first booking we were not happy that there is only one cottage for overnight visitors. However this was quickly turned to a delightful experience because of the scenery, isolation and well maintained cottage. We were very lucky to have an awesome sunset and sunrise...More

Thank Hendrik B
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I really enjoyed De Mond and would go every year if I don't make others plans, a great day it was for the whole family.

Thank jophillips4
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

You basically have two trail options: (1) a short (1.5 km there and 1.5 km back) walk from the entry to the beach and back (for this one, turn left after you cross the bridge), or (2) a longer (6.5 km) circular trail -- the...More

1  Thank igal27
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

De Mond Nature Reserve is well worth a visit for lovers of nature. We did the boardwalk/ estuary walk to the dunes and beach. About 3 km return. Beautiful dunes, many birds plus a huge flock of flamingoes. We also did the boardwalk on the...More

Thank kaapie62
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Wonderful place of nature! On your way to De Mond you might see Zebras , blue crane, and many other animals....there arrived flamingos are waiting for you...

Thank tiba8166
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Beautiful scenery with lots of birdlife. There is a small entrance fee and limited facilities (toilets) by the gate with a picnic area by the water. The walks are breathtaking through unspoilt countryside and beautiful beaches. There is also a quite demanding, marked trail through...More

1  Thank Wallowsabroad
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