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Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve

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Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2861
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We absolutely love this walk.. my husband proposed to me at the view point and 12 years later we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
YaelDuncan
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Breakfast Rock and Uitkyk Trail

We had the pleasure of a great hike up to Breakfast rock through the mist and then along the Uitkyk... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Walk_Live_Laugh
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Western Cape, South Africa
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Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely love this walk.. my husband proposed to me at the view point and 12 years later we went again today with the children who also loved it! We always recommend to friends coming to Franschhoek. Perfect 8.5km hike to build up an appetite...More

Thank YaelDuncan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of a great hike up to Breakfast rock through the mist and then along the Uitkyk trail into the morning sun. Good hiking path and the most gorgeous scenery.

Thank Walk_Live_Laugh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are not great wine buffs so after one day tasting various wines we were ready for something different and this was it . You need a car to access the start as it’s quite a little distance from town . You also need a...More

Thank JANDDBritinParis
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My Husband found this place after extensive searches. It was part of my birthday surprise, plus part of my post op rehabilitation routine. Loved the views. I was limited on which routes to use. The first one, no 4, which is marked on the map,...More

Thank RonaCCB
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Amazing views, nice hike even for somebody that's not into hiking (not difficult one) but would like to experience what mountain hiking may bring into the soul - silence and unity with nature.

Thank Karolina D
Reviewed 24 July 2017

While staying in Franschoek for the weekend the family decided to do a hike in this reserve. Greeted by friendly reserve staff, permit purchased and the route decided upon, with the expert advice of said reserve staff, off we went. We only had a couple...More

Thank PTCooper
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We hiked the uitkyk trail which was about 6.5-7km. The trail was great to hike, well marked and easy to follow. It wasn't too tough and took us about 2-hours up and back. The views across franschoek were beautiful as was the scenery along the...More

1  Thank Courtsn
Reviewed 20 May 2017

For those who want to do something different in Franschoek this is worth exploring. We did not see the proteas in full bloom as wrong season but I imagine it will be beautiful when they are.

Thank GOBinSA
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Beautiful trails through wild fynbos country, rich in protea, also in baboons. Several paths for various ability levels. Probably the best place to get a bit of exercise when you are in Franschhoek. Small day-fee required, I think R40 per person.

Thank NovaOrbis
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Ww did the shortest route because we had a 3,6 and 7 year old with us. The 3 year old lead all the way to the top, she did need a bit of carrying o the way down. Wonderful views and fantastic plant life... not...More

Thank PoitouCharentesphoto
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