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Jonkershoek Nature Reserve

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Jonkershoek Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 21 866 1560
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Jonkershoek Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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+27 21 866 1560
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from US$57.90
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"mountain biking"
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"circular route"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful reserve"
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"great hiking"
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"waterfall hike"
in 5 reviews
"short hike"
in 4 reviews
"rough road"
in 3 reviews
"hour hike"
in 3 reviews
"walking trails"
in 3 reviews
"recent fires"
in 2 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 2 reviews
"fresh mountain"
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"lovely hike"
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"km walk"
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"entrance gate"
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"coming down"
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"starting point"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pack a picnic and go for a walk. We walked to the first waterfall and has a brilliant time sitting and playing in the water. It is an easy walk so fine to take kids with.

1  Thank Leemul1966
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

If you're in Stellenbosch and looking for a hike, this is definitely the place to do it. The ~5km road in is pretty brutal - unpaved, rutted, with lots of loose rock. I had to move at a crawl to prevent our rental car from...More

Thank LikeItsMyJob
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Jonkershoek is great for everything! Hiking, running, cycling, picnic. It's unbelievably beautiful and a great escape from civilised society.

Thank johanneslesterhuizen
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Jusy 10 km outside stellenbosch - easy hikes to 1 and 2 nd waterfall , we took our daughters for a hike . The Panorama route and then all the serious hikes up twin peaks , get maps and info at the entrance , great...More

Thank riaan_cloete
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I hiked the Twee Waterfalle hike with my wife and 20 year old son. We all thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience. The Reserve is only a few minutes drive outside of Stellenbosch and very easily accessible. Entry is free for Wild Card holders and my...More

Thank 736iank
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Beautiful area of Stellenbosch, a firm favourite with hikers, bikers, bird watchers and anyone who enjoys nature.

Thank rvanderwatt
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

There are several routes but the most popular is the waterfalls hike. There are at least two of them. The first will take 30-45 minutes and the other one about 1h. There is a longer route which people sleeps overnight. The scenery is breathtaking and...More

1  Thank fitxifitxi
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

amazing scenery , drove to waterfall due to disabilty, bumpy dirt track car with good suspension advisable. waterfall dried up due to drought , little water at botttom of fall to paddle . very refreshing on hot day .didnt see any wild life though sign...More

Thank Yj158
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This Nature Reserve is very impressive with majestic vistas around every corner. The entrance to the park is ZAR 40 which was reasonable. You drive into the Reserve but be mindful that the road is very rocky and you need to have a reasonable car...More

Thank dnlcompton
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

It is a lovely hike to the two waterfalls--there are many more routes and this one I chose as I had only a couple of hours to spend. It's an one-hour hike to the second waterfall, half an one to the first one. Please bring...More

1  Thank Henry R
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Calyn M
5 July 2018|
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Response from johanneslesterhuizen | Reviewed this property |
I unfortunately have no idea about braai facilities, sorry!
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Nadine V
27 December 2017|
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Response from Peter_guest | Reviewed this property |
I've been there a number of times but never encountered this - might be an issue around holidays I suppose. But people arrive and leave all the time anyway.
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