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Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve

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R 322, Heidelberg 1441, South Africa
+27 28 722 2412
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Emerald dreaming

We joined up with friends to check out Grootvadersbosch and it's accessibility for wheelchairs. All... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
ShinyBriony
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Xmas Break

Breathtaking views enjoyable forest 🌳 walks will lots of scenery bird 🦅 hides really a place to... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
MariusRoux
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R 322, Heidelberg 1441, South Africa
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"nature reserve"
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"braai area"
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"four days"
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"breathtaking views"
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"well worth a visit"
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

We joined up with friends to check out Grootvadersbosch and it's accessibility for wheelchairs. All I can say is bravo Cape Nature. The three UA chalets are superb and perfectly accessible. The reserve itself is spectacularly beautiful with emerald forest and towering trees. It rained...More

Thank ShinyBriony
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Breathtaking views enjoyable forest 🌳 walks will lots of scenery bird 🦅 hides really a place to find yourself again.

Thank MariusRoux
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Star rating 3.75 Ablusions were clean, but no hair dryer sockets in women's ablusion. Difficult to keep clothes dry in shower closets. The camping stands are beautifully situated, but small and with somewhat of an incline. Considered fellow campers, no music, but due to proximity...More

Thank Riekert B
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We love this reserve! The campground is beautiful and the new chalets are a real asset. Thoughtfully appointed with everything you need. Forest and Fynbos walks to suit everyone's ability. We counted close to 60 bird species in a day with some wonderful special sightings!...More

Thank Tonia S
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We did the forest hike on reasonable paths which occasionally crossed a small river. We climbed up 2 bird hides which were high enough to enjoy the forest canopy from a different viewpoint. The highlight of the walk, however, was a forest of Californian Redwoods...More

Thank Frank R
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Stayed for 3 nights at Grootvadderbush. Cape Nature has recently built new chalets. 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, open plan kitchen/ lounge with fire place and an annex with an indoor braai and dining area. Setting offers sun and shad outdoor sitting/ dining options. Be aware...More

Thank Frogy007
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This tiny reserve is nestled in natural and planted. The chalets are all brand new (2016) and very well appointed. There is a fireplace in the chalet (bring your own wood) as well as a huge braai on the canvas covered patio. Due to very...More

Thank Freda E
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Stayed here for a weekend and loved it so much that we will be heading back next winter. The Chalets are well equipped and the walks are great. One gets a chance to experience the real size of 100 year old trees and just being...More

Thank Springbokkieno1
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Great trip for those who enjoy meandering through a majestic forest of both indigenous specimens such as Stinkwood, Yellowwood, Saphron as we'll as the big imposing Redwoods... Accommodation is perfect for the outdoor type enthusiast who is keen on staying in nature and having a...More

Thank Johnno0908
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

The beautiful bird hides are a wonderful way to get your kids down the path. Ours ended up doing the full circuit as there was one on each end.

Thank barnettsarah1
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Camping is from R300 per night per site which includes electricity
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