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Fernkloof Nature Reserve

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Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Hermanus, South Africa
+27 28 313 0819
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My husband and I attempted to hike the three dam route. Was tough and in some areas very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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A wonderful experience

Although we have lived in Hermanus for a while, I am ashamed to say this was our first walk in the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hermanus, South Africa
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“hiking trails” (14 reviews)
“bird life” (15 reviews)
Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Hermanus, South Africa
+27 28 313 0819
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I attempted to hike the three dam route. Was tough and in some areas very challenging. Was slippery and fell asleep few times. There are beautiful views but would definetly recommend the three dam route to an experienced hiker. There are however...More

Thank DeeVee89
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although we have lived in Hermanus for a while, I am ashamed to say this was our first walk in the reserve- and was a real eye opener. We have visited the nursery and also had a picnic in the garden on the lower slopes...More

Thank Catherine040
Reviewed 4 days ago

After having done numerous back packing multi day hikes in South Africa it was such a joy to just stroll around in these beautiful surroundings. Watching amazing flowers, enjoying breath taking views. Highly recommended for all types of hikers.

Thank Lena F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hiking here is amazing. Love the peace and quiet offered here. Definitely a great family friendly spot.

Thank Deidre A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family friendly hiking trail and picnic area. Definately a must visit. Looking forward to our next visit. Was really a great trail. Beautiful nature. Saw great birds and super awesome flowers

Thank Lee-Ann S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delightful October morning at Fernkloof in the stunning mountain setting of the reserve. Plenty of bird and insect activity and tortoises abound. The spring flowers are stunning. We observed baboons on the distant mountainside and these occasionally visit the reserve. A small...More

Thank fatcat49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fernkloof is unique in its bio-diversity. Amazing flowers! Clean toilets and a diverse choice of walks.

Thank Robs S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanted to see how Fernkloof compared to TMNP. and Silvermine etc. great admin office with flowers on display of current flora. Descriptive hike booklet. Covered quite a few hikes. We felt fit so we did Hikes Green, Blue and Red. only took 4 hours and...More

Thank christruyachts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When arriving, we didn't expect to enter this amazing place. The gardens are fantastic. Clean. Quiet. Seems like there was a great deal of thought in planning them. The kids enjoyed it very much.

Thank Tzipi A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place to stroll around and see nature at its best. There are all sorts of plants and flowers as well as a few animals like tortoises!

Thank Alan F
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Jolie J
8 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.