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Fernkloof Nature Reserve

#2 of 45 things to do in Hermanus Features Animals
Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Hermanus, South Africa
+27 28 313 0819
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“hiking trails” (12 reviews)
“bird life” (15 reviews)
Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Hermanus, South Africa
+27 28 313 0819
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love going here. The reserve is partly dog friendly (areas are clearly sign posted) to dogs on a leash. Great places to have picnics, wonderfully maintained gardens. There are about 7 different choices of trails to walk - many are easy to do within...More

Thank CharmaineSmith
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fernkloof Nature Reserve is a "must" for anyone visiting Hermanus who likes mountain walks and is interested in the amazing wild flowers of the Cape Floral Kingdom. There is a wild flower show in September which should not be missed by anyone in Hermanus at...More

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fernkloof is great for its chaning smorgasbord of flowers in various seasons. Winter aloes give spectacular shows, giving way to springtime wildflowers. Close to Hermanus/Onrus, with easy access and safe parking, this well-kept park has easy gradients and lawns that makes this an excellent spot...More

Thank 689frankl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to spend time in nature. The park is very clean and the trails are clearly marked. There are various trials that you can walk, from the easy stroll to the serious hikes. The views of the bay area is amazing....More

Thank 148leons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The short hike to the waterfall is delightful, even if it is out of season for most of the floral excitement!

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park has several trail options for short or long day hikes. The only reason we didn't give it five stars is that Kogelberg park is even more stunning. But this is a great, easily accessible, free park that is a must visit if you...More

Thank ajb6335
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the fernkloof natre reserve is defenitely worth visiting. whether you are a tourist or a local. beautiful place to hike and to get to know the fynbos plants better and see them close up. the indigenous nursery at fernkloof is ABSOLUTELY wonderful and the owners...More

Thank elkspitt
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Marvellous surrounding, Fynbos at its best. Short or longer hiking trails for everyone. Pretty lookouts to Walker Bay...

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Close to the centre of Hermanus this peaceful free to the public Nature Reserve has nice displays of proteas, succulents, aloes and fynbos linked by pathways in need of a little attention – pleasant grassed picnic areas – plenty of descriptive signage – clean rest...More

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

What a privelage to have these trails available to explore the beauty and details of the fynbos close up. Enjoyed the tranquility and scenic views. Found the trail easy to walk - will explore longer trail on next trip. Various trails to walk from easy/beginner...More

Thank Anton B
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Jolie J
8 June 2017|
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Response from Peter F | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the cliff path extends from the new harbour to Grotto Beach and its one-way distance is 12 km long.