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Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve

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Address: Lambrechts Rd, Franschhoek, South Africa
Phone Number: 21 876 2861
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Worth the drive

Breathtaking views, beautiful scenery, wonderful fresh air & roads that lead you for miles into the vast countryside of this magnificent Cape region.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Breathtaking views, beautiful scenery, wonderful fresh air & roads that lead you for miles into the vast countryside of this magnificent Cape region.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Gorgeous location. Nice view. We did two types of tasting, good wine. It's is newly decorated and it is very pretty. Our wine taster was very good and helpful, very polite and well informed.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This reserve is situated on the outskirts of Franschhoek. It is ideal for a day hike, or when snow has fallen. Beautiful vistas from the top of the mountain.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Nice little climb up the mountain gets the blood pumping while enjoying exquisite 360 degree views of Franschoek and far and wide surrounding areas.

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Cape Town
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Five of us started at 08h15 from the parking area of Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve to Perdekop. We walked the route in an anti-clockwise direction and came back via the Uitkyk Route It was a gradual steep climb all the way to the peak. The views were stunning and it keeps on changing. The view over Wemmershoek dam was really... More 

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Cosby, Leicester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Spent a great couple of hours one morning hiking up round to breakfast rock and the vista. Good solid track. You walk through well established proteas and fynbos with large numbers of Birds . Take a pair of binoculars. Fantastic views from the top over the valley towards Cape Town. Well worth a visit . We finished this off with... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

A group of 10 of us hiked up to Breakfast Rock and then on to Uitkyk, where we were all absolutely overwhelmed by the awe-inspiring views in all directions. Admittedly the weather was glorious, which added to the pleasure of the hike, but we all said this was one of the most wonderful hikes we had ever done. The proteas... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Such great diversity in plant life in such a small area; great amount of fynbos species and with the best views you can think of, wow!

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Woodford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

You need to buy a permit first from the tourist office in town, which is easy enough. The views and walk was lovely, although there was a little lack of signs, so make sure you know your route, there are several different routes depending on the amount of time, the map you get online is the same one you get... More 

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Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Second time in Franschhoek and finally we walked the du toittrail in Mont Rochelle nature reserve. A beautiful and well maintained path. Easily to find your way. During the climb the view change all the time. You don't have eyes enough and you have to take your time. When we walked the trail , it was very hot. So keep... More 

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Additional Information about Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve

Address: Lambrechts Rd, Franschhoek, South Africa
Phone Number: 21 876 2861
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 7:00 pm

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