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A seemingly green & brown boring mountain nature reserve. Not at all - it has more plant species per hectare than anywhere else on earth ! Great hiking trails, overnight cabins. Peace & desolation. If you want to get a bit of history buy Peter...More
Like being on a desert island. Away from the city lights and sounds. Just tranquil mother nature, sounds of the sea & animals. Lovely pristine beach with the mountain right behind you. Amazing sunsets on the oceans.
On the recommendation of the girl in the office, we hiked the Palmiet River trail. Although it was very nice, it was quite tiring. It is rated as "easy" but this is somewhat misleading. Most of the first half is fairly flat but there are a few places...More
We were there for the birds with an added bonus - the fynbos! While having my morning coffee absorbing my surroundings, a pretty little veld mouse watching me put a smile on my face for the rest of the day!
We did the easy one along the river. Breathtaking views. 12 km in 3 hours are done easily (were over 50). You can go for a dip in the river at several places along the route. Take your swimming gear with you
We stayed at Erica, which has a very nice view to the mountains with starting point of the Kogelberg trail. Yes, there were flies, but these come with the surrounding, not because of the compost toilets. Tip: use insect spray 15 minutes before sleeping and...More
We loved our stay at the Eco cabins. Very comfortable accommodation with breathtaking surroundings. Stunning hikes. Good birding. Kogelberg is for those wanting to get away from the city's hustle and bustle and that enjoys nature. Loved the low impact living feel you get from...More