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Address: Jonkershoek Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa

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Still a wonderful Place after the Fire

I recently went on a hiking trip with a group of friends, yes a huge amount got burnt in the fire but it definitely doest not exceed 30 percent or perhaps it may depend on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Lagos, Nigeria
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I recently went on a hiking trip with a group of friends, yes a huge amount got burnt in the fire but it definitely doest not exceed 30 percent or perhaps it may depend on the trail you decide to follow. This was my first time hiking and we went on the trail with 2 waterfalls, can't remember the no... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We drove here to do the short hike in the nature reserve. We had to pay R40 to enter. We parked our car close to the research center, and started the walk. Not visible from the start, we quickly found that a large part of the reserve burnt a few weeks earlier. We decided to continue, hoping that some parts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Through all my travels, the walk to the waterfalls in Jonkershoek is still my absolute favourite outdoor experience in the country, if not the world. A must-see for any tourist or local.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Although there had been a bad fire, just love going here. Have done a hike and would go babc and back. Always a winner, even just for a picknick.

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Howick, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Great scenic walks (approx 3 km to 1st Waterfall & 6 km to 2nd ) Need to be reasonably fit to accomplish the trek to the waterfalls. Plenty of Protea flowers growing in the wild.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Stunning experience in the nature for any outdoor enthusiast. Brilliant MTB trails to cater for all abilities. Runners love this venue or just for a casual stroll with beautiful surroundings. Little coffee shop at the entrance. Come early as it becomes quite busy specially in summer.

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

R15 (<£1) entry fee for entry on foot to this delightfully quiet nature reserve. 10km/6 mile circuit can be done on foot (2 hours), bike or by car (higher charge) with further side walks to waterfalls. Go early (gates open at 7.30 am) and take a sunhat and lots of water - it was 42 centigrade the day we went... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

If your visiting the Stellenbosch area and love hiking, trial running or mountain biking, this should be on the too do list. You can park at the gate by the cafe or choose to drive the 10km circular track to various start points for different hikes. You can also hire bikes here if you don't have your own. There is... More 

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Beijing, China
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Excelkent place to just simply enjoy nature. My child recommends the pretty flowers and I just couldn't get enough of the scenic landscapes

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Banff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

Splendid proteas in magnificent mountains with great hiking and mountain bike trails. Well worth a visit..or two...

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