We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fynbos Trail

Open Now: 00:00 - 23:59
Open today: 00:00 - 23:59
Review Highlights
Sublime Fynbos Trail Experience

I can highly recommend this experience to anyone - young or old, fit or unfit. Each daily walk has... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Navigator57447732533
Fynbos affair

What an amazing experience. a Fun and beautiful 3 day walk with family or friends. We had Sean as a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Comine C
via mobile
Read all 135 reviews
121
All photos (121)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent98%
  • Very good2%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“first night”(5 reviews)
“his team”(7 reviews)
About
The Fynbos trail is a unique nature experience in the heart of the Cape floral Kingdom that can be undertaken as a fully guided and catered slack packing trail or as a self-guided and catered trail. The trail has a two or three night option and...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 00:00 - 23:59
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
Walker bay Conservancy, Uilenkraal 7220, South Africa
Website
+27 82 464 5115
Call
Reviews (135)
Filter reviews
131 results
Traveller rating
128
3
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
128
3
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews first night his team knowledgeable guide flora and fauna day hike his wife overnight accommodation wine tasting every turn self guided western cape after a long day an amazing experience great fun magnificent scenery beautiful area exceeded all our expectations
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 131 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can highly recommend this experience to anyone - young or old, fit or unfit. Each daily walk has an amazing variance of coastal riverine forest to Fynbos on mountain peaks.You can walk hard as we did, or as slowly as you like. The longest...More

Thank Navigator57447732533
Michelle P, Owner at Fynbos Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your kind words. We loved having all of you on the trail and so glad you enjoyed it. We look forward to welcoming you next Spring :-) Best Regards, Sean and Michelle

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience. a Fun and beautiful 3 day walk with family or friends. We had Sean as a guide on the second day. Great option to go for. Learned so much and appreciate so much more. Not to be missed!!!!

Thank Comine C
Michelle P, Manager at Fynbos Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It was lovely having you ladies on The Fynbos Trail and we are glad that you enjoyed the day with Sean as your guide :-) I hope we can welcome you back again one day. Warm Regards, Michelle & Sean and The Fynbos Trail Team

Reviewed 10 October 2018

Everything about the trip was excellent. The guides were knowledgeable and passionate about their subject, the food was good, the accommodation was comfortable and of very high quality. The hiking is suitable for most people, not very taxing.

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is the perfect trail for a long weekend or during the week getaway! The trail is well marked, well planned and Shaun and his team organized us so well that we didn’t want to return back to our day jobs! A must do for...More

Thank FambaiM
Michelle P, Manager at Fynbos Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you for your review. We hope you can escape your day jobs again in the future to come visit us again ;-) Regards The Fynbos Trail team

Reviewed 3 October 2018

What a gem of a hike. Well organised and the guide on the second day was incredibly informative. If you haven't done it you need to put it on your bucket list, sooner rather than later. We did the self catered option with portage and...More

Thank Constantiaberg
Michelle P, Manager at Fynbos Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. Was lovely to meet you all and have you on the trail with us. Regards, The Fynbos Trail team

Reviewed 11 September 2018

This was the most wonderful experience , being in this pristine environment was such a privilege . The food and accommodation was all fantastic and the knowledge of our guide Christophe was astounding . We all returned with cups overflowing ! Thankyou and we will...More

1  Thank nixjean
Michelle P, Owner at Fynbos Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you for your lovely review & great to hear you will be back :-) Regards, Michelle & Sean and The Fynbos Trail team

Reviewed 3 September 2018

The Fynbos Trail was a highlight of our visit to western cape. We were keen to see lots of the famous fynbos, and the trail provided an excellent way to do this. As well, we appreciated the hospitality of our hosts, the guides' knowledge and...More

Thank lesley605
Michelle P, Owner at Fynbos Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Lesley - we are SO glad that you and Ian changed your trip which enabled you to walk The Fynbos Trail. It was lovely to spend time with you both and I hope the rest of your trip was just as enjoyable. Kind Regards, Michelle...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

8 septuagenerians who are a regular hiking group took off mid-April on this adventure. It was a great fun, educational and a good exercise experience. Willy, our guide, imparted huge blocks of knowledge with suitable anecdotes, the accommodation was good although Fynbos Retreat would have...More

Thank David C
Michelle P, Owner at Fynbos Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Dear David C, Thank you so much for your wonderful review - we loved hosting your group on The Fynbos Trail. Just for info if groups go over 10 then we try and book both houses at Fynbos Retreat. At this stage we are limited...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

We had a wonderful three day self-guided self-catered hike. We were seven adults, two toddlers and a dog. The walking (for experienced backpackers) was easy, with just the occasional steep uphill, and the paths are well maintained. The scenery was beautiful and varied. Lunch stops...More

Thank johannesburgboyd
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Stunning 3 day trail. We had two toddlers with us and it was manageable for them too. The hiking is not difficult if you are reasonably fit and the reward of the ancient forests and stunning vistas is completely worth the effort! I simply loved...More

Thank Kate E
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Baleens
651 reviews
12.81 miles away
Birkenhead House
467 reviews
13.77 miles away
Four Pines Lodge
15 reviews
14.45 miles away
Harbour House Hotel
1,094 reviews
15.20 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Havercrofts
398 reviews
6.16 miles away
Kloeksathome
426 reviews
6.69 miles away
Marietjie's Pub & Grill
59 reviews
6.80 miles away
Manor House Restaurant
155 reviews
5.58 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all nearby attractions
Horse Riding Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
81 reviews
5.54 miles away
Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary
431 reviews
5.57 miles away
Klipgat Caves
12 reviews
5.99 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
jane f
19 March 2017|
Answer
Response from Michelle P | Property representative |
Hi Jane, Thank you for your correspondence with Nina via email and we look forward to welcoming you to our core trail at the end of April :-) I am going to email you directly with some alternatives for the coastal section... More
0
Votes