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“Wildflower wonderland when the time is right”

Van Stadens Nature Reserve
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

Within the boundaries of the VS conservancy lies the Van Stadens wildflower reserve. When the wildflowers bloom there, its amazing. Anywhere else in the world, it would probably be an important point of destination, but here in PE.... Only a handful of people seem to know about it.
The challenge is that in this wild place, the flowers dont appear on cue. We are neve quite sure when it will happen.
Anyway, take a picnic basket, and a pair of hiking boots, and just wander around the well marked tracks. Its a place of rare peace, and natural beauty; and if you are lucky enough to be there during a flowering period.... You will never forget it.

1  Thank Kevin A
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Reviewed 24 June 2013

This is a wonderful half day trip from PE and you get to see some lovely flora. The Reserve offers lovely views over the van Stadens ravine and has very rpetty picnic spots. It is mostly deserted and makes for a very peaceful afternoon or morning. Take a picnic as there is no tea room.

1  Thank Sarahthexton
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Reviewed 8 June 2013

We had a lovely lunch in the large restaurant overlooking the ocean, while the kids enjoyed the small beach and swam in the ocean while waiting for their food - everybody left feeling extremely happy!

3  Thank Rhelda
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Reviewed 2 June 2013

It needs to be upgraded. Toilets average. View is good. The whole place looks a bit tatty. Beautiful flora.

Thank Gaynor G
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Reviewed 23 April 2013

So tranquil and beautiful. It feels as if you are in another world. The perfect place to escape the busy city.

Thank Elaine E
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