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“Great walk!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hoy's Koppie

Hoy's Koppie
Magnolia Street, Hermanus, South Africa
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Ranked #11 of 28 things to do in Hermanus
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Tampa, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great walk!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Great way to spend an hour in town--walk to the top, see the town from above! Walk quietly as you go. You may be able to spot the hyrax, a small creature that lives in the rocks. You know they are the closest relatives to elephants? :)

Visited September 2012
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Hermanus, South Africa
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159 reviews 159 reviews
44 attraction reviews
Reviews in 57 cities Reviews in 57 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“See Hermanus from the top of the hill”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

Hoy's Koppie has always been a Hermanus landmark. It has a distinct path to the top which circumvents the hill. 72 steps lead up to the final ascent. They are relatively steep with no handrails so not ideal for unfit grandparents. There is also a cave set into the hillside overlooking the town. At the top are two graves. The view is 360 degrees and on a still day a good place for a cup of tea and to look down on the latest commercial developments

Visited August 2012
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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“Fit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

It gets you nice and fit! A lovely view of Hermanus and one can see where Sir William Hoy and his wife were buried.

Visited July 2012
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Swellendam, South Africa
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133 reviews 133 reviews
33 attraction reviews
Reviews in 49 cities Reviews in 49 cities
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Small stiff Walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

It is worth it to take the walk up this hill (koppie) The view of Hermanus from up there is stunning. And the exercise will get rid of those extra great meals from the local restaurants

Visited May 2012
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Somerset West, South Africa
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38 attraction reviews
Reviews in 71 cities Reviews in 71 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Great views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

For an easy walking view of Hermanus town, this is the place to be. Even for young kids its an easy walk.

Visited January 2012
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