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Robberg Nature Reserve

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“sand dunes”(51 reviews)
“great hike”(46 reviews)
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8 Plettenberg Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

While in Plettenberg we given a recommendation to try the Robberg hiking trail . It is not an easy one because there is a lot of climbing but the view , the seals and the beach are worth it. The weather was in our favor

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hike and amazing views. We took the 5.5 Km hike with the kids and it was amazing. There is an amazing beach that we didn't have too much time to enjoy so I highly recommend to take your time and have a light picnic...More

Thank YosKon
Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely gorgeous place to walk/hike/scramble! We would love to have completed the whole walk but found it quite challenging in places so decided not to continue to the end. However, everyone else seemed to be taking it in their stride and it obviously an...More

Thank Sheena P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three loops of walking trails each take you further out on this rocky peninsula. We walked the inner two as well as the side one to an almost island. Well maintained trails though somewhat rugged in places but not presenting any difficulty to tolerably fit...More

Thank mmdeep
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sort of hike that requires you to use hands and feet at times. Don't expect a gravel path. This is rough terrain, up and down and you should have good footwear. The woman wearing flip flops did make us smile. We did the half...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Includes seal watching and smelling, beaches, walking in the bushes, amaizing views and 3 levels of difficulty, what else can you ask for in nature...

Thank ezAviv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for the long route and it took me about 4 and a half hours (with lots of breaks). It requires a certain fitness level but if you are not completely unathletic, you will be fine. I saw lots of seals, whales (but from...More

Thank natalie_travels99
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked the "half" route which took about 2 hours. The views were stunning and the walk moderate difficulty. It was a really windy day so the last part of the walk was a bit of a challenge. The path was well signed and easy...More

Thank Mel_Salt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hike is really beautiful! You can decide how long you are going to hike, and you can just take it at your own pace. Take in all the beauty, cause this will blow you away!

Thank KiaMarieHejlskov
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the long trail around Robberg Island and saw so many beautiful things. Plants, birds, thousands of seals, rock formations and the incredibly beautiful ocean. You must be quite fit and capable of climbing. We stopped a lot for photographs, so it took us...More

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September 15, 2018|
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Response from Sunray6947 | Reviewed this property |
It is well worth the effort to tackle the 1st section of the trail with a child in a backpack and you can turn back at any time to retrace your steps along the trail your have just covered. Rather backtrack than attempting... More
Nicholas L
April 5, 2018|
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Response from MrsBrown34 | Reviewed this property |
You drive up until a point (a parking lot) and then it's walking, hiking from there.
Harry T
January 12, 2018|
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Response from PopupTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can walk around in normal trainers, there are different routes ranging from 30mins to a half day excursion - depending on how long you Stan still to admire the view...