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Sep 17, 2018
“Waterfall walk”
Apr 2, 2018
“"Great place to be"”
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This popular hiking trail through the gorgeous Marloth Nature Reserve offers hikes of all lengths and difficulty levels.
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Marloth Nature Reserve, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Staff at front gate not that helpful. We where pointed in the general direction of the waterfall but gave up halfway due to the state of the road. I wouldn’t recommend the road for a hired saloon car. Where we did end up walking proved...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

This was absolutely awesome, the scenery it to die for. The walk is well maintained and although tough, it is doable for the average person. Every step was an experience

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank helenamuller2018
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Such a great and relaxing place to be. Pity we couldn't stay long. I strongly recommend your facility.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

We chatted with the ranger while paying the park fees and asked about the waterfall. She said there had been plenty rain recently so waterfall should be good. Drove the track to find the walk entrance barricaded with a no entry sign. Very disappointed

Date of experience: September 2016
4  Thank frasermunn
Reviewed May 30, 2016

The whole of this area which effectively forms a backdrop to Swellendam is truly beautifu and the fact that in part at least it can be enjoyed for walking is a genuine bonus ! Beautiful !!

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Steve T
Reviewed April 11, 2016

Lovely waterfall walk, about 1hr return. Up hill can be taxing for the unfit especially coming down if you have sore knees.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank karin w
Reviewed September 7, 2015

We go walking here a lot, every week at least twice if not more, it's so quiet & peaceful, a very special place.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Aan de O
Reviewed July 10, 2015

One of the most scenic hiking trails in the Overvaal,Southern Cape,South Africa at Swellendam.The third town to be established in history past with the arrival of western civilization in the most Southern Point of Africa.94 kilometers from the coastal town,Cape Agulhas,which is at the lowest...More

Date of experience: July 2015
4  Thank 774globetrotter
Reviewed May 2, 2015

Did a lovely walk from Swellendam town up to the waterfall on Marloth reserve, well marked path in pristine forest. 6 year old managed the straight up and down walk no problem.

Date of experience: April 2015
4  Thank SalP1975
Reviewed March 9, 2015

600 meters of elevation , it is a long way to go up but at the end it was easier than the way down which was not really clean and easily visible. We did not see any animal but is is a pleasant trail up...More

Date of experience: March 2015
3  Thank Sadok2014
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