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Jan Marais Nature Reserve

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Great running routes

The nature reserve is in the centre of Stellenbosch and is a little gem! Great routes for running... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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A walk through renosterbos and fynbos

At first glance,the Jan Marais Nature Reserve does not look anything special.You will be pleasantly... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2018
New York City, New York
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Jul 15, 2018
“Great running routes”
Apr 12, 2018
“A walk through renosterbos and fynbos”
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Marais Rd, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

The nature reserve is in the centre of Stellenbosch and is a little gem! Great routes for running / walking. Play area for the kids. Dogs on leashes are allowed.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mnheunis
Reviewed April 12, 2018

At first glance,the Jan Marais Nature Reserve does not look anything special.You will be pleasantly surprised as it is small enough to walk through in a couple of hours.There are notices explaining the plants in front of you and how they fit into the landscape...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank pdru
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Although is not very big it is perfect for a morning or evening stroll/run. It has toilet facilities that are clean. There is an outdoor gym and an eco centre. it offers beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and a great variety of flowers (most...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

Very pretty, well-kept reserve within walking distance of the university and dorp street. You will get stunning views of the Pieke and Jonkershoek valley whilst feeling lost amongst the fynbos. Lots of local runners enjoy this park in the afternoons.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank hazelnut641
Reviewed January 17, 2018

We had our annual photoshoot in the Jan Marais Nature Reserve. We had an amazing time with the photographer and again later on when we had a picnic with the little ones. The reserve is very well kept and the bathrooms were tidy! Overall, we...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Aehrintyler13
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Nice combination of botanical garden, playground and relaxing spot – including a outdoor gym for the grown-ups! Toilets lack paper and soap, though, so bring your own.

Date of experience: August 2017
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