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Robberg Nature Reserve

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Address: 8 Plettenberg Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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+27 44 533 2125

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The robberg reserve is a must do in plettenberg bay. I suggest to go pretty early in the morning (around 9) since in the late morning much more people arrive. I also suggest to do... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Paris, France
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Paris, France
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The robberg reserve is a must do in plettenberg bay. I suggest to go pretty early in the morning (around 9) since in the late morning much more people arrive. I also suggest to do the trail of 7-8km if you have enough time!

Thank Chiara_P85
Beaufort West, South Africa
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Guides are very friendly and helpful, interesting experience, really enjoyed it especially my small kids of 2 and 3. Just don't take your pram in unless it's 4x4.

Thank tia_vw
Secunda, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

The Robberg Nature Reserve is the perfect place for a walk, picnic, swim, take amazing photographs, no rush. With stout walking shoes, some water, sun block, cap and camera, and as long as the weather is good, you are assured of a memorable outing. If the weather is fine, you could have a cooling swim in the magnificent Indian Ocean.... More 

Thank Sedge0987
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

What an epic place to walk around. Took me 4 hours but boy it was worth it. Saw 2 sharks and loads of seals. Take a picnic with and when u get to the point sit and enjoy the views. Take lots of water with too.

Thank Carrol N
George, South Africa
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47 reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Lovely walking paths. Nature at its best. Waves breaking on the rocks. You can find yourself here. Would have been able to sit to there with my camera all day. Great outdoors exercise.

Thank Marié-Louise C
Portlaoise, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Well signposted nature reserve just outside Plettenberg. Arrive early as quite limited parking even in winter was n't many places left at 10.30. Hike starts to the left of information hut and a few options are available, the full circuit is about 4 hours, half circuit about two or a very short circuit. Fantastic views, beaches , cliffs with the... More 

Thank tourofforty
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is a piece of heaven... Whether you want to soothe your soul, go for a wonderful walk, be close to a seal colony, do a trail run, have a blissful picnic, spend time on a isolated beach, have great photo opportunities, learn about early man....or just be close to nature...this reserve has it all. Not to be missed when... More 

Thank hilanasteyn
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We only did a short 1 hour hike - loved the views and the best was a pod of dolphins surfing the waves! It's an absolute must do even if you have dicky knees! Or suffer from vertigo! For the younger set - easy! Highly recommended

Thank kaapie62
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

The Robberg Reserve peninsula is stunningly beautiful- the trail hugs the rugged coast where there is a good chance of seeing dolphins, fur seals and even whales. There are 3 possible routes, short easy, medium and long. I strongly reccomend the medium- it has the best combination of sights and takes about 3 h with stops.

Thank Dov36
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Absolutely a sublime and great place to see different flowers, plant life and animals. Beautiful views and scenery!

Thank Walterkarldiedricks

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