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Fynbos Trail

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Address: Walker bay Conservancy, 7220, South Africa
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+27 82 464 5115

The Fynbos trail is a unique nature experience in the heart of the Cape...

The Fynbos trail is a unique nature experience in the heart of the Cape floral Kingdom that can be undertaken as a fully guided and catered slack packing trail or as a self-guided and catered trail. The trail has a two or three night option and takes hikers along a beautiful stretch of trail through coastal and mountain fynbos, remote forests and visits some fascinating environmental and social projects along the way.

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Was part of a group of 10 women ranging from 49-57 and we had an absolutely stunning time. 6 of our group did the extra Coastal Add-on night/morning which was very well worth it... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Cape Town, South Africa

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Cape Town, South Africa
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Was part of a group of 10 women ranging from 49-57 and we had an absolutely stunning time. 6 of our group did the extra Coastal Add-on night/morning which was very well worth it and highly recommended. It was well organized and all hosts went out of their way to make sure we were as comfortable as possible. As other... More 

Thank kimbK7997EL
Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We loved it - one of the best things we have ever done! Billy was a fantastic guide - a lovely character and so knowledgeable with a great love of nature. Comfortable accommodation and delicious meals. The work they are doing on the reserve with the flowers, the farm, the conservancy and the educational side is completely mind-blowing! A truly... More 

Thank JohnH032017
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124 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

My wife enjoyed our walk with Billy (our guide) and another couple. He was VERY informative and easy to get on with and also has very interesting growing up stories. The accommodation was basic, but we did expect that. The hosts at both stays were lovely and chatty and produced good food. They are considering making it a 3 nighter... More 

Thank Stewart_Tauber
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38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We went on a three days guided hiking tour. It was extremely well planned and organised, the trail through different types of landscapes, nice accommodations and delicious food. Sean Privett and his team made a great job. We got good guiding by Billy who had a great knowledge of both fynbos flora and fauna. Besides we got many good stories.... More 

Thank Ulla L
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The Fynbos Trail is for hikers who want a relaxed, beautiful, personable experience of nature. The environment is wonderful, accommodation and food excellent, and the organisers are responsive to needs of individuals in the group. Highly recommended.

Thank 317shirley
Avignon, France
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Two friends and I were in search of a lovely outdoor space to spend long-lost time together and this trail was the perfect fit. Our lovely guide, Christof, was very informative and knowledgeable. He brought the landscape to life with all the little insects and flowers he picked up on. The scenery was epic in so many ways. We gently... More 

Thank TravelingTati
Cork, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Did this hike with our guide Kristoff, who shared his vast knowledge of the features and behaviours of the magnificent Fynbos flora and fauna. The landscape and its "inhabitants" were beautiful, colorful and fascinating. The photo opportunities were incredible. The overnight stays with 2 family hosts were warm, welcoming and a great retreat after an inspiring day's hike.

Thank mfrres
Chichester, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This was an exceptionally well organised, manageable hike through some of the loveliest scenery in the world. We chose the slack packing option and it was fantastic. Good accommodation in beautiful, peaceful settings and excellent food (ending with a superb meal at Grootbos). Fynbos is unique and everywhere is covered in flowers, trees, plants that only grow in this area!... More 

Thank Jenty Y
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I booked the hike for 13 of my good friends and myself as a way to reconnect because we live all over the world and country. We did full catered and unguided. The catering was 5 Star! Fresh , local, well prepared and presented with exceptional touches such as flowers, homemade bread and ginger beer.... I am pleased that we... More 

Thank Sandy T
1 review
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We took an unguided three day hike through Grootbos and thoroughly enjoyed it. The hiking was easy to moderate - definitely doable for anyone who enjoys hiking. We had plenty of time to stop and enjoy the pincushion protea and flocks of sugar birds. Our hosts at Fynbos Trail and Witkrans made the trip extremely easy and relaxing. Highly recommended!

Thank Bethany B

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