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Fish Hoek Mountain

Kommetjie Road, Fish Hoek, South Africa
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Do not hike alone on this or any mountain in the Cape Peninsula

I do not hike up mountains so this review is a guide made up from what my friends tell me. First of... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
goingnowhereslowly
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Fish Hoek
Easy rewarding walks

There are several easy walks on Fish Hoek mountain, particularly to Elsies Peak which has views... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
D8533FQmichellel
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Oudtshoorn
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19 Feb 2017
“Do not hike alone on this or any mountain in the Cape Peninsula”
18 Jan 2017
“Easy rewarding walks”
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Kommetjie Road, Fish Hoek, South Africa
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

I do not hike up mountains so this review is a guide made up from what my friends tell me. First of all do not hike alone, do not show valuables on your body such as cameras and phones as their are people who live...More

Thank goingnowhereslowly
Reviewed 18 January 2017

There are several easy walks on Fish Hoek mountain, particularly to Elsies Peak which has views across False Bay, from Muizenberg across to Simon's Town. None of the walks are difficult and even unfit people can reach the top - if the know where to...More

Thank D8533FQmichellel
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view over fish hoek and surrounding areas. Be prepared to get cuddled by salamanders who think they own the place . Easy to walk up. 40 min from the centre of fish hoek I'd say....if you don't get lost and take the wrong stairs...More

Thank Lorena J
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Lovely walks and amazing views of False Bay and beyond. This review suggests that one never walks alone but in groups. This is for safety reasons. Another suggestion is to wear layers of clothes and take some backup apparel and water. The chances are that...More

Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We had passed through on our way elsewhere, but stopped coming back for something to eat and decided to take an after lunch stroll around the hillside. It was quite windy while we were there, but this didn't change the lovely setting and great views...More

Thank peppermint
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Definitely worth the visit. View from the top is amazing. Not a difficult walk. It is relaxing and you can unwind while taking in the breathtaking view of the ocean from the top of Elsie's peak.

Thank Elize K
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Fish Hoek is a less known gem for hikers and holiday makers , yet it is easily accessible and provides wonderful views. We did a circuit ( with coffee breaks ) which started at Clovelly Wetlands , a bird sanctuary of some 60-75 minute stroll....More

1  Thank 312659Cheary
Reviewed 19 June 2015

The most awesome views ever,spectacular indeed.One can never get enough of the Mountains overlooking the Sea.I could not stop staring at this wonderful scenery.It is so relaxing to look at Nature at this height.I would definitely go back there any day to enjoy the most...More

Thank Fathima C
Reviewed 9 March 2015

A must if you are in Fish Hoek area .. wonderful and not too difficult walk to Elsie's Peak. The 360 degree views at the top are stunning. Best to walk in groups of 4+, if not let someone know you are walking ... exchange...More

Thank Volcano2013
Reviewed 3 March 2015

My daughter and I did the walk with our guide ( who was born in Fish Hoek) and at his suggestion we stopped the car and walked up the hill and down again! We loved the three hour trek and met a few other"climbers" that...More

Thank gammo
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