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Hoy's Koppie

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Magnolia Street, Hermanus, South Africa
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Great walk within the town of Hermanus

Great morning stroll within the town of Hermanus. The walk is an easy stroll on clearly marked... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lazy walk

Good place to catch a nice short walk up the koppie, good views on offer. Ample parking available... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tiaan R
Hermanus, South Africa
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Magnolia Street, Hermanus, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great morning stroll within the town of Hermanus. The walk is an easy stroll on clearly marked route and boardwalk. At the top you have a great view of the town Hermanus as well as the bay area.

Thank 148leons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to catch a nice short walk up the koppie, good views on offer. Ample parking available near the koppie.

Thank Tiaan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hoy's Koppie (a little hill) is situated in the middle of the town. On top of the Koppie are two graves of the family Hoy with an explanation about their contribution to the community. It is an easy climb to the top of the Koppie....More

Thank Esta M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This lookout point is almost in central Hermanus but only accessible on foot from a lower parking area – we found a far better view point that looks down on the Koppie far below and has much better extensive views over Hermanus and along the...More

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Well worth a visit, as it has some amazing views of Hermanus, and is so peaceful, make sure you have your camera ready. Recommended.

Thank malc1005
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I was born in Hermanus. As a matter of fact I am a decendent of the Founding Father....Pieter Hermanus Pieters. This is such a beautiful hill to climb and see the amazing town of Hermanus from the top. You will enjoy it as a family...More

Thank Pieter P
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This small hill can be climbed from the large parking lot next to the United Church or from a small parking spot on the opposite side. It is an easy circular walk within 15 minutes and is suitable for occasional or less-fit hikers. Leading through...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Hoy' Koppie, the most beautiful views of Hermanus and the sea! You can enjoy the abundant fynbos in peace. No littering and a well kept road ensure a trip around this jewel of Hermanus will be remembered forever.

Thank bsbasteen
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Even though I did this in the rain, I still enjoyed it! It only takes about 10 minutes to walk to the top, where you can see amazing views of Hermanus and the surrounding areas. The site itself is not marked too clearly, but it...More

Thank Noel J
Reviewed 24 March 2017

An easy walk/hike up to the top, just behind Hermanus Station Shopping Centre. Great 360° views of Hermanus. Some History about the Koppie (Hill) along the way. Worth a look!

Thank Gavinjou
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Jandré d
3 April 2017|
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Response from postscript65 | Reviewed this property |
A leisurely 10-15 minutes
Kate H
25 January 2017|
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Response from eedenspies | Reviewed this property |
I do think it is quite save to start walking from East Cliff Spar on the sea paths up to Grotto beach. It is a very nice walk with a beautiful view.