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Hogsback Arboretum

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Wonderful hike via Arboretum up to Tor Doone

My boyfriend and I had an amazing hike via the Arboretum which took us to the top of Tor Doone... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mrenardhome
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Beautiful walks, flowers and waterfalls

Wow 😍 The azaleas trees were in full bloom - a multitude of colours to feast on. The gardens and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Monique O
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I had an amazing hike via the Arboretum which took us to the top of Tor Doone mountain with spectacular scenery. The hike took us about 3 and a half hours and is well worth the climb.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow 😍 The azaleas trees were in full bloom - a multitude of colours to feast on. The gardens and walks are beautifully peaceful and relaxing. The walks in the Arboretum are easy for young and old. The wooden bridges need some TLC though. Thoroughly...More

Thank Monique O
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

What a truly magical place. We went on a day where there was an abundance of mist, and my word what a truly magical experience. Everything felt mystical , like you are in another world. Do yourself a favor and definitely check this place out

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Worth a visit for a quiet, easy walk in lovely surroundings. The paths were well mapped out and the waterfall beautiful. Look out for the California redwoods.

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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

The Arboretum seems a pretty small area. Nice for a short stroll, but nothing too spectacular. The Californian Redwoods are impressive and the waterfall is okay, but that’s about it.

Thank Alonso H
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Well worth spending time in this beautiful area but it needs maintenance badly. Bridges over streams are broken, cattle roaming around, grounds no longer maintained

Thank Adri F
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We enjoyed the short hike through the trees to the waterfall. Beautiful area. Unfortunately the car guards are a bit of a pain and was not pleasant to deal with. That is really the case with most of Hogsback... so called car guards and other...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This well kept park is a feast for the eyes and soul. The Redwoods are spectacular. Unfortunately the Azaleas were not in bloom

1  Thank BarryHgo
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Hogsback is a beautiful part of our country and the Arboretum does not disappoint. It’s an easy walk and a great opportunity to see the Knysna Turaco. Great for families with small children.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 17 March 2018

The Arboretum was out first short hike in Hogsback. Not a large area but lots of paths and well ID'd trees, including stand of sequoias. Lovely impressive waterfall reward at end, 39 Steps Waterfall.

Thank lgf2015
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