We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fynbos Trail

Walker bay Conservancy, 7220, South Africa
+27 82 464 5115
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Wonderful fynbos hiking.

8 septuagenerians who are a regular hiking group took off mid-April on this adventure. It was a... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
David C
,
Riversdale
Something for everyone

We had a wonderful three day self-guided self-catered hike. We were seven adults, two toddlers and... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
johannesburgboyd
,
Johannesburg
Read all 127 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
The Fynbos trail is a unique nature experience in the heart of the Cape floral Kingdom that can be undertaken as a fully guided and catered slack packing trail or as a self-guided and catered trail. The trail has a two or three night option and takes hikers along a beautiful stretch of trail through coastal and mountain fynbos, remote forests and visits some fascinating environmental and social projects along the way.
  • Excellent97%
  • Very good3%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
LOCATION
Walker bay Conservancy, 7220, South Africa
CONTACT
Website
+27 82 464 5115
Write a ReviewReviews (127)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"three days"
in 7 reviews
"first night"
in 5 reviews
"comfortable accommodation"
in 6 reviews
"knowledgeable guide"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 7 reviews
"day hike"
in 6 reviews
"his team"
in 6 reviews
"walker bay"
in 5 reviews
"flora and fauna"
in 4 reviews
"his wife"
in 3 reviews
"overnight accommodation"
in 3 reviews
"wine tasting"
in 8 reviews
"self guided"
in 2 reviews
"after a long day"
in 2 reviews
"every turn"
in 2 reviews
"great fun"
in 4 reviews
"fabulous food"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 124 reviews

Reviewed May 15, 2018

8 septuagenerians who are a regular hiking group took off mid-April on this adventure. It was a great fun, educational and a good exercise experience. Willy, our guide, imparted huge blocks of knowledge with suitable anecdotes, the accommodation was good although Fynbos Retreat would have...More

Thank David C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Michelle P, Owner at Fynbos Trail, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

Dear David C, Thank you so much for your wonderful review - we loved hosting your group on The Fynbos Trail. Just for info if groups go over 10 then we try and book both houses at Fynbos Retreat. At this stage we are limited...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 14, 2018

We had a wonderful three day self-guided self-catered hike. We were seven adults, two toddlers and a dog. The walking (for experienced backpackers) was easy, with just the occasional steep uphill, and the paths are well maintained. The scenery was beautiful and varied. Lunch stops...More

Thank johannesburgboyd
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Stunning 3 day trail. We had two toddlers with us and it was manageable for them too. The hiking is not difficult if you are reasonably fit and the reward of the ancient forests and stunning vistas is completely worth the effort! I simply loved...More

Thank Kate E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed May 3, 2018

The four days (coastal add-on) were well organised; the guide (Sean) was extremely knowledgeable and patient; the food (three proper meals a day and snacks in between, with an evening wine tasting thrown in) was excellent and the scenery - varying from seascapes (including caves)...More

Thank Ellpeekay
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed April 18, 2018

This is an extremely well organised hike, with friendly and helpful staff, an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide, a beautiful trail along the coast (optional extra) and in the Cape fynbos, with the food and lodging a treat. It was an experience that will be long...More

Thank capeTownTravel
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 24, 2018

What a fabulous trip we had. Billy our guide was a fund of information about the fynbos and the area. A beautiful area, good clean accommodation and the extras we got on the trip made it a memorable occasion. Highly recommended hike but ask for...More

1  Thank GailGibbs
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 16, 2017

Well organised, informative and entertaining guide. They do great conservation and social upliftment work and is deserving of any support we can give them. Re-assuring to know there are still unspoiled areas in our country and in caring hands.

Thank Hilldidge B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 10, 2017

We spent 3 days walking this trail and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Billy was a knowledgeable and entertaining guide and the whole trip was very well organised. If you have the time I would include the coastal add on with caves to explore and in...More

Thank Neil B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 6, 2017

A wonderful 3 day hike through the most beautiful scenery with extraordinary flora, all brought to life by our very knowledgeable guide. Great organisation, accommodation and food. The thoughtful touches like the flower book and tree planting made the trip extra special.

Thank susanpay
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

We had the most amazing hike! Thanx to everyone that helped organise this. This was our 1st multiday hike and will definitely not be our last. We went on a tight budget and only did the 3day hike, self-guided, self-catered and the only thing we...More

Thank Alicia920618
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 26 hotels in Overberg District
Baleens
620 reviews
12.81 miles away
Birkenhead House
451 reviews
13.77 miles away
Four Pines Lodge
14 reviews
14.45 miles away
Harbour House Hotel
1,053 reviews
15.20 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Havercrofts
389 reviews
6.16 miles away
Kloeksathome
392 reviews
6.69 miles away
Marietjie's Pub & Grill
58 reviews
6.80 miles away
Marianas
192 reviews
6.03 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Horse Riding Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
78 reviews
5.54 miles away
Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary
402 reviews
5.57 miles away
African Wings - Day Trips
85 reviews
3.73 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
jane f
March 19, 2017|
Answer
Response from Michelle P | Property representative |
Hi Jane, Thank you for your correspondence with Nina via email and we look forward to welcoming you to our core trail at the end of April :-) I am going to email you directly with some alternatives for the coastal section... More
0
Votes