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Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve

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Address: Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Phone Number: 21 876 2861
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Easy to hard walks throughout the reserve. Well worth a trip. Passes available from Tourist Info in Franschoek.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Louisa M
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Haslemere, England, United Kingdom
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Haslemere, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to hard walks throughout the reserve. Well worth a trip. Passes available from Tourist Info in Franschoek.

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Thank Louisa M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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221 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the short hike to Breakfast Rock and Uityk which is about 3km one way. The permit cost R40 per adult. The paths are well maintained and easy to follow. The rangers were good in advising us which route to take based on available time. Our walk started out on a warm winter's morning and then suddenly the mists... More 

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Thank ecsonza
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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50 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to revisit as the amount of walks is endless. One of the amazing things being that you will hardly come across other human beings and can enjoy pure nature

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Thank Karin K
Crawley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in the area visit here for the most amazing views. You can choose from a hike to a short walk to Breakfast rock.

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Thank Jane E
Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went up to Mt Rochelle and did the trail to Breakfast Rock and added the Vista loop. We were impressed with the outstanding condition of the trail, the pristine surroundings and the very kind Patrick guarding the gate.

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Mont Rochelle is such a stunning place. We were able to look at some of the family lodgings and it was just gorgeous. They're doing some major renovations now, so I can't wait to go back and see the finished work. It a peaceful, lovely place and I'm sure it will be fantastic when It;s completed.

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Thank Judesworld
Brisbane, Australia
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37 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

If your looking off the beaten track for something to do and nature and beauty really is appreciated by you - This is a must do.

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Thank Lucky C
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Easy to get to. informative friendly Rangers, well signed walks with a variety of lengths and difficulty. Good wildlife. Very enjoyable.

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Thank Richard K
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

We went for an easy walk as it was very hot . The guide at the entrance was super helpful in telling us where we should go. The views over Franschhoek and surrounding area are out of this world. Wear walking shoes and bring enough water.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Once we found the right access road to the car park the reserve was well worth the vist. We did the Wineland short walk (3kms) due to the hot weather and there were welcome cool breezes. Very helpful man at the office and the path very easy to follow. Would go again in cooler weather

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