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Robberg Nature Reserve

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Address: 8 Plettenberg Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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+27 44 533 2125
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Surprised by its beauty

As we originally weren't planning to come to plet bay along our garden route trip, I was pleasantly surprised by this stop. Namely due to this park. My favourite day trip along... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2016
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

As we originally weren't planning to come to plet bay along our garden route trip, I was pleasantly surprised by this stop. Namely due to this park. My favourite day trip along the way. I hope to visit again to explore further

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed June 21, 2016

This is a relatively easy hike with stunning views! Especially when you get to the point and you are surrounded by sea. We sat there for a long time enjoying our lunch. Just make sure you ask re the tides as the one time we got slightly scared the last little bit as the waves were pushing up quite high.

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Plettenberg Bay
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

Robberg nature reserve is an awesome hike....your level of fitness needs to be there as there are parts of Robberg which are very steep and can be jarring on the knees.....Views superb.....relax and chill on the reserve ....a must do when in Plett...

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Reviewed June 19, 2016

We did a sort-of Whitsand hike - we had planned to do the whole way around, but it turned out that there is a dangerous part on the Whitsand trail as well as the longer one. It wasn't mentioned on the paper map we were given (a skull and crossbones showed a dangerous place on the full hike around the... More 

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Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We did the 11km route, easy walk in the beginning until we reached half way thru where we had to climb up and down the rocks, very tough but all worth it overlooking the stunning views. Very challenging but all worth it!

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We walked Robberg last Sunday and it was amazing. Saw seals, dolphins and even sharks! We decided to do the 9.2km which was such a challenge. The initial walk to the point is fine, but afterwards it is constant walking over rocks which can be tricky for those with bad ankles. Although thoroughly enjoyed the walk!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Easy stroll - you have a choice of different routes with different levels of difficulty. Exellent views and lots of small animals. If you can carry a picknick basket or even a portable barberque you can have a beech braai/barbeque.

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Thank jacon2014
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Reviewed June 8, 2016

This mountain has a variety of nature: forest, rain forect, dunes, beach, rocks, and more! Beautiful for hiking.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed May 31, 2016

Even though we only did the shortest walk it was 100% worth the time. Will definitely go back again and do the "full monty". The highlight was seeing 6 Great Whites just below us. This is definitely not a walk for children Superb scenery

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Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful trail around the Robberg. Great for running as well, but challenging. Provides beautiful views on Plett and the bay. Spotting seals, dolphins and whales.

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