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Walker Bay Nature Reserve

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Beautiful coastal area

Lovely place and great for walking and taking in the beautiful scenery and to spot the whales.Nice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
theresaeastwood
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
You have not seen beauty until you visit Klipgat Cave

Firstly, I should mention that whale watching is about a 100% better in Gans Bay than in Hermanus... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marika M
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Irene, Gauteng, South Africa
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Walker Bay Nature reserve is home to the Klip hole cave, one of several along the limestone cliffs on this part of the Walker Bay coastline . You can get there either by following a not always distinct cliff path from De Kelders whale viewing...More

3  Thank tgwwgtTravel
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Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

The reserve boasts some of the best coastline between bettys bay and franskraal, however a large proportion of the reserve is private property and therefore you are only allowed to walk along the beach up to the high tide mark. The caves arent world class...More

1  Thank Gerda T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place and great for walking and taking in the beautiful scenery and to spot the whales.Nice fresh air and what a view

Thank theresaeastwood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, I should mention that whale watching is about a 100% better in Gans Bay than in Hermanus. Why you would ask? Because the Bay at De Kelders in Gans Bay is much wider and allows you to not only see whales, but also HEAR...More

Thank Marika M
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

This is a true hidden gem of the area. Although a bit too rough for swimming, the beach provided one of the most ruggedly beautiful views we've ever seen. Even as an avid shell collector, I've never seen such a huge variety of shells in...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Khoi Sun Caces on the rugged coast of Walker Bay. Well preserved. Secluded and permission to access.

1  Thank Andrearothner
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

A piece of pristine earth! Endless supply of seashells. Amazing for a family visit. The “klipgat” caves was awesome to see with the children. Lots of stairs to climb and a bit of rocks to get to the caves so not suitable for anybody with...More

Thank Annemarie G
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The most beautiful stretch of beach some 20 km in length of pristine coastline between Hermanus and Gansbaai Die Kelders.Walk at low tide on the hard sand from Grotto beach Hermanus for miles.Take along water ,hat and swim wear,binoculars and camera.Plenty of birds to view...More

Thank leonmq
Reviewed 21 November 2017

The views are beautiful, watch the whales from the wooden platform, enjoy a day of exploring caves and climb the cliffs, just come and loose yourself in this beautiful pictures of sand and stone.

Thank Itchytwiggy
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Amazing bit of Coastline! Need a 4x4 - be careful of the lizards that dash out in front of the car! Wild and unspoilt! Keep it this way and pick up own litter.

Thank RobsS8
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Walker Bay Nature reserve is home to the Klip hole cave, one of several along the limestone cliffs on this part of the Walker Bay coastline . You can get there either by following a not always distinct cliff path from De Kelders whale viewing...More

3  Thank tgwwgtTravel
Reviewed 1 May 2017

There are a number of interesting limestone caves along the coast between Gansbaai and the Walker Bay Nature Reserve towards Stanford. Of these the Klipgat Heritage site is probably the most meaningful because of its magnificent location. Excavations of human remains, debris and artifacts of...More

Thank Peter F
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