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Kogelberg Nature Reserve

#28 of 59 things to do in Franschhoek Features Animals
Keinmond | Hermanus, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
0027 861 227 362 8873
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The most spectral flora anywhere

Do visit this magical place. I went in early Dec, a bit late for the finest floral display but... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2015
Excellent Eco Break

What a relaxing and rejuvenating 2 night stay we had to celebrate our anniversary. We stayed in... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2015
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Keinmond | Hermanus, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
0027 861 227 362 8873
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

Do visit this magical place. I went in early Dec, a bit late for the finest floral display but still something different to look at ever few steps. I followed the course of the Palmiet River on a hot Saturday. The walk was mostly level;...More

1  Thank gurujay
Reviewed 1 December 2015

What a relaxing and rejuvenating 2 night stay we had to celebrate our anniversary. We stayed in Fire Lily and although the views weren't the best out of all the cabins, it was still an amazing break. We hiked up Leopard Gorge, did the Fogelberg...More

Thank AndrewRoyHarris
Reviewed 6 October 2015

A group of us - 5 adults and 10 teenagers went to Kogelberg on an overnight stay and 2 day hike. We hiked for 24 km over the two days. It was fantastic! Beautiful scenery, waterfalls and the Palmiet river next to us. It was...More

Thank GypsylSouthAfrica
Reviewed 16 September 2015

1 1/2 day in the Kogelenberg Biosphere Reserve felt like having been on vacation for a week. We hiked the 24 klm Kogelenberg trail and didn't meet any other hikers. Flowers everywhere, stunning views, a refreshing dive in the river and the most beautiful and...More

1  Thank Katrien H
Reviewed 3 September 2015

I had the great experience of being about to run in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve near Kleinmond as part of the Cape Winter Trail Series 2015. The country was beautiful and enticing with each and every step. I saw a part of South Africa that...More

1  Thank MJH10000
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

This rates as one of our best weekends away, ever! It rained throughout the weekend but that did not matter. The lovely fireplace kept the unit warm and cozy. The photos dont do it justice! But take my word. If you are a nature lover....More

1  Thank singachicky
Reviewed 5 April 2015

This is by far my best nature reserve experience in terms of accommodation in South Africa. Really feels like up to international standards and exquisitely designed and decorated to incorporate elements of nature and minimise the impact on the environment. We stayed at chalet 5,...More

1  Thank LindaThompson
Reviewed 27 March 2015

The 5 chalets in Kogelberg are completely secluded with stunning mountain views, although the nearest town, Kleinmond, is only a few kilometers away. Several hiking routes ranging from a few hours to a full day. The Palmiet trail winds next to the river and has...More

1  Thank Hennie M
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Had a nice time here. The reserve has some clearly marked hikes, ranging from 2 hours to 8 hours. I walked the full 8 hours = 24 km. Was good but not great; glad I walked it in reverse cos that climb out of the...More

2  Thank Zambezikid
Reviewed 30 January 2015

The MTB trail starting at Oudebosch is fantastic. It's a jeep track but storms in 2013 washed bridges away that cannot be rebuilt, so the tracks are fairly rugged with having no vehicles over them for so long. Lots of loose gravel, rocks and sand...More

3  Thank Wally8
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Hi there, I would like to report that this listing is not near Franschoek.
5 May 2016|
Response from Yasmin G |
This place you can find going past Gordon bay past koel bay and past rooi els