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From a good old jog to some hectic hiking, from a relaxing walk to a chilled picnic afternoon .... this place has it all. And one cannot forget the birdlife and beautiful protea bushes! The reserve is an absolute gem situated in Somerset West.
Absolutely recommended for a shorter or even longer and complicated hike. However signalisation is not good, as signs are not on many corners or crossroads. It’s good enough though so you don’t get lost.
Escape the hustle and bustle of town and just on our doorstep is the magnificent Helderberg Nature Reserve where you can walk around the dam and feed the ducks with your little ones, or picnic on the lawns. For the more energetic, there are lovely...More
I've been visiting the nature reserve for over 20 years. I go twice a week to walk. It is always lovely,well kept, clean and beautiful. All the walks are lovely and the hikes a must (Not advisable to do Woodies Walk, Leopards Loop, The Dome...More
Going for a hike in the Helderberg Nature Reserve, is like taking a peep into what Paradise must have been like. A walk around the dam with the waterlilies in bloom, and the reflections of the mountains in the water is very precious. The boardwalk...More
Helderberg Nature reserve is a lovely place to visit for locals but also for guests who happens to be in Somerset west for a few days. Beautiful walks. We did part of the protea walk and enjoyed the flowers and the beautiful views. The information...More
We are fortunate to live close by and visit the reserve often. We have yearly access cards which makes visiting this awesome reserve extremely easy and cost effective. The reserve is very well maintained with picnic space and a restuarant. The plant and bird species...More
Helderberg Nature Reserve is a very popular place for the locals with many early birds doing a hike. The big old trees and expansive lawns make for a perfect picnic spot (no fires though!) for the whole family or a secluded romantic tucked away shelter....More