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Tygerberg Nature Reserve

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Totius Street, Parow 7500, South Africa
+27 21 444 8971
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“picnic spot” (4 reviews)
“nice walk” (3 reviews)
“gentle stroll” (2 reviews)
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Totius Street, Parow 7500, South Africa
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+27 21 444 8971
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"small reserve"
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"northern suburbs"
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"bird species"
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"table mountain"
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This is a best kept secret In the middle of a busy suburb. Wow what a pleasant surprise. The paths are well marked and well kept. We felt safe and enjoyed the walk. Very peaceful and beautiful right in the middle of a busy city.

Thank DesireeMaartens
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

There are a lot more scenic walks in Cape Town, however this one still gives a lovely view of Table Mountain once you've climbed the steep hill at the entrance. In Winter it can get freezing cold at the top. Make sure to wear comfortable...More

Thank LisaduPlessis
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

....we have a thing for walking in all the parks in the Cape Town Area, Western Cape, there are about 16 of them one is able to buy a membership access card and for pensioners you get a good discount! This nature reserve is a...More

Thank Vernon W
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Really good ... nice walk in middle of town. Not too hard. Clean and well looked after. Worth a visit check website for opening times.

Thank Cheryl V
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

It can be hard to locate...but that's part of the charm. Once parked and paid... you are alone to explore the different trails. Best to do in a group... I felt isolated and a little wary. Leaflets and signposts leave you well-informed and you feel...More

Thank Colleen H
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

We enjoy going for a walk here in the Winter months. Its safe and neat and tidy, no litter. Different walks according to your fitness.

Thank sandra_bald
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

A cool morning over Cape Town took us out to tygerberg nature reserve instead. (Entrance R16 per adult). We took the watsonia route (one way 2.5km) which was fairly easy and joined up onto Ukhetshe path (3.3km) which had pretty steep inclines. Views were incredible...More

Thank KE2012
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome for express hikes and jogs with an amazing view too chill afterwards! A business meeting can also be completed at the picnic spot.

Thank Delmaine V
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

You do not have to be fit to be able to enjoy a walk in the Tygerberg Nature Reserve. If you combine routes then you can walk a fair distance. Make sure you have water with you as it can get hot during the walk....More

Thank Jenny W
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

what a wonderful way to wind down. walk at your leasure. enjoy the peace and quiet. fantastic views. big pick-nick area under huge pine trees, plenty of space for the kids to run - fantstic

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