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Rocherpan Nature Reserve

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Birds and Flowers and awesome Eco cabins

We have been birding as day visitors many times before but this visit we spent 2 nights in the Eco... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Johannesburg, South Africa
surprising comfort in the middle of nowhere

We overnighted here on route to Lampertbaai and was pleasantly surprised at our self catering hut... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Ingrid L
Pretoria, South Africa
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Dwarskersbos Road, Velddrif 7365, South Africa
+27 79 203 1092
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been birding as day visitors many times before but this visit we spent 2 nights in the Eco Cabin accommodation at Rocher Pan and loved it. Its well run, immaculately taken care of, private and peaceful. We will definitely be back for a...More

Thank Jenni44
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We overnighted here on route to Lampertbaai and was pleasantly surprised at our self catering hut. We stayed in Kingfisher which was neat clean and right in the middle of fynbos. The pan now has a few puddles in it so the bird life was...More

Thank Ingrid L
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Rochepan is a beautifully enclosed reserve. Boasting with fauna and flora it also invites you to the ocean. Rochepan has fully set up cottages fireplace and nit forgetting privacy. Enjoy long walks,to the beach laze at the pool or just chill on your patiio. The,night...More

Thank najmunisag
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Even though the pan itself is currently dry, don’t let that put you off ... we had a lovely, quiet and relaxing weekend in Rocherpan. The bird life is still abundant and we thoroughly enjoyed exploring the nearby area and walking along the deserted beach....More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Have tried to visit a few times but it always seems to be closed. Been told there is some issues with the tracks as you need a 4 wheel drive? Would love some more information if anyone has any ideas

Thank christel
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We were warmly welcomed for the 4 nights spent at Rocherpan. The Eco cabin was well appointed, comfortable and generally in good condition. The dry pan did not hamper our enjoyment of the walks and abundant wildlife. The stunning beach was a highlight. We saw...More

1  Thank agewebb
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We saw dolphins and seals from the beach standing, and many birds and turtles too in the roads. Pitty its was a dry year.

Thank homedelsac
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Rocherpan is one of Cape Nature's smallest reserves comprising only a small area surrounding the pan. It's claim to fame is as a birding paradise which has sadly been under immense strain due to extensive droughts along the West coast. The previous flourishing pan has...More

Thank Gerda D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Incredible sense of isolation at the Rocherpan Nature Reserve. Incredible Fynbos wildlife within this space. The tranquility here and accommodation is super and expected from CapeNature. Friendly staff and cabin had all the necessary items to make the stay enjoyable. I have come across some...More

3  Thank DarrenK1147
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

All I can say is wow! From the moment we got out the car, my son, Damian was able to move freely in his wheelchair from the parking area to our cabin, as well as in and around the cabin. The picnic & braai area...More

Thank Deirdre G
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21 May 2018|
Response from agewebb | Reviewed this property |
Dont really think it is a swimming beach. There is a pool