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Jonkershoek Nature Reserve

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Address: Jonkershoek Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Lovely day in the mountain

Went there last week to cycle the circle route and it is really a great experience and must do in Stb.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Johan V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there last week to cycle the circle route and it is really a great experience and must do in Stb.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place holds the potential to change a man. If you explore the depths of this reserve you will experience pristine natural beauty and silence. Do yourself a favour and take this place in. It will stick with you forever.

Thank CBvZ88
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful but challenging road up to a waterfall with spectacular views of the mountains. Well worth the trip if you want to get out of the city. 4x4 recommended. R50 entrance per person, pay cash at the gate.

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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of the nature reserve, we drove past, further down the road there was a second entrance (gate) - and being braai day entry was free. It is such a beautiful, quiet and peaceful place. The grounds are kept very well. A great place to let the kids run around and play. and a little river that little one's... More 

Thank Vereena P
Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the trip if you love nature and want to be awed by the majestic mountains. Excellent hiking from easy to more demanding.

Thank Nico N
USA and South Africa
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110 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this reserve, and hike there whenever we can. After driving down the rough road into the valley, you can take a number of different trails of various difficulty levels. The panorama hike is wonderful. We don't like descending what we call the "knee breaker" part of the trail, so opt to avoid that one or go up that... More 

Thank JLiss
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Waterfall hike. Unfortunately there was hardly water falling down at that moment nevertheless it was a beautiful walk. With so many different and colourful flowers it was like a walk through a part of the botanical garden Kirstenbosch. On your way home have a stop at the nrarby Stark-Conté Estate with the picturesque restaurant Postcard Café for... More 

Thank Peet_Maastricht
Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

This nature reserve cater for the whole family. From paintball to taking an easy stroll through the Yellow wood forest to extreme downhills on a mountain bike. When you done you can relax at the restaurant at the entrance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I spend hours running and cycling in this paradise. The single tracks are incredible and you can get lost for hours exploring. Great waterfalls on a few of the trails for refreshment and cooling down! Highly recommended for all levels of walk/hike/run/mountain bike.

Thank JaxDV
Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Relaxing and beautiful. Also a great place to go for walks, hikes or a cycle. A great place to visit if you're in the area!

Thank JanineLiane

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