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De Mond Nature Reserve

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Infinite beach and costal fynbos

On the way to the reserve we saw may birds and animals in the green farms around. The entrance fee... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Hidden Gem

What a wonderful place to spend some time away from it all. Little to no cell phone reception and a... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“gravel road”(5 reviews)
“picnic area”(3 reviews)
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Dirt Road, 30km from Struisbaai, Bredasdorp, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

On the way to the reserve we saw may birds and animals in the green farms around. The entrance fee can be payable in cash, with card or entry for free with the wildcard. There is a beautiful picnic are close to the river to...More

Thank fitxifitxi
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place to spend some time away from it all. Little to no cell phone reception and a fantastic little cottage with all the necessary amenities makes it the ideal place to spend time in nature. Easy hiking trails if you've got kids...More

Thank schizofitscho
Reviewed 25 June 2018

From beautiful beaches, breathtaking lagoon and awesome dunes, this is the place to be. Cross the river by footbridge then follow the lagoon all the way to the where it meets the ocean. From there you can walk to Struisbaai about 10 km south and...More

Thank Johann J
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We paid a second winter visit to this little known treasure of the Cape last week, and were warmly and enthusiastically welcomed by Magrieta at Reception. We hiked the Sterna Trail comfortably in about an hour and a half, relishing the sweet scent of the...More

Thank estrydom8
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Dont forget your wild card, they do not have the facility to look up details via an ID no. Also make sure you take a map at the office as they do not explain the area or the walk so we ended up doing a...More

1  Thank KimKinsella
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely paradise!! Clean, beauty and pristine beaches . The management team and staff were helpful when a bird was found in distress,they went out of their way to make sure the animal was looked after received the care and attention needed. Well done keep up...More

Thank Christo L
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This private reserve is well maintained and worth a visit of several hours. Birdlife is prolific. An inviting, shady picnic area under ancient trees on the riverbank is ideal for a packed lunch. The walks are well signposted and easy, curving along the lagoon around...More

Thank MarinaPearson
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

What a gem! Fantastic visit n the mouth of the Heuningnes river. Amazing scenery. The colour of the water and waves where the river meets the sea defies description. The reserve is also renowned for birding. Though any sane bird at the time of my...More

Thank Mphubo
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We only had an hour to explore, but I could easily spend all day here hiking and enjoying bird-watching! The walk along the sand dunes looked especially beautiful.

Thank Carmen A
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We took the Sterna trail, about a 7km walk. Take some sunscreen and a camera. Beautiful nature, lots of birds and a long walk on the beach. Stunning place if you love the outdoors

Thank GerhardF241
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31 May 2018|
Response from estrydom8 | Reviewed this property |
There are quite a few options available. It saves the cost of entry and conservation fees to many parks and reserves so is worthwhile if you visit often - best check the SANParks website.