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Hoy's Koppie

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Magnolia Street, Hermanus, South Africa
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Walking up Hoy's Koppie

What a lovely experience walking up the koppie, sitting watching whales in the distance and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Full view of Hermanus

Best view over the whole of Hermanus apart from mountain drive. A must for tourists and locals... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hermanus, South Africa
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“easy climb” (7 reviews)
“small hill” (2 reviews)
Magnolia Street, Hermanus, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely experience walking up the koppie, sitting watching whales in the distance and enjoying the peace and tranquility with the bustling town below. I would recommend it any day. there are a guard on duty. Not with you all the time, but at...More

Thank Timsnon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best view over the whole of Hermanus apart from mountain drive. A must for tourists and locals alike.

Thank TheExplorer97
Reviewed 29 November 2017

An excellent walk up a marked path and sometimes wooden walkway, up to the top of the Koppie overlooking Hermanus. We all enjoyed it although there were a lot of stairs and it was quite steep in places. None of us are really fit but...More

Thank Catherine040
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Parking available at the bottom of the hill and from there its only really a 10/15 minute walk up, a little bit of trial but mainly stairs. Gives some lovely views over Hermanus and helps you get a bit of perspective on the towns size....More

Thank JoshDeee
Reviewed 29 July 2017

When we viewed this hill from the base, my heart sank as I knew that, for me, it would be uphill all the way!! My husband came up with a less strenuous alternative... we drove out on the road to Bot River, but took a...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 22 July 2017

For tourists this is a must. If your hotel or guest house is in the CBD, then you can walk to Hoy's Koppie. From there you have beautiful views and sunsets. There is safe parking should you come by car. It is best to wear...More

Thank elsabejansevanrensbu
Reviewed 6 July 2017

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 1 July 2017

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 18 June 2017 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

3  Thank GDay1044
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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.