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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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Hiking heaven

We spent a couple of hours hiking on a 'medium' route at Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve. It's a few... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
What views

Took the kids for a walk on this trail, found it a bit steep for them, BUT they managed,. great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ruan O
Franschhoek, South Africa
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Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2861
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent a couple of hours hiking on a 'medium' route at Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve. It's a few miles north of Franschoek up the pass. You need to have a ticket first before you start one of the trails, these can be bought at...More

Thank stephenstravels54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the kids for a walk on this trail, found it a bit steep for them, BUT they managed,. great views, well marked trails and some great fresh air.

Thank Ruan O
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Lovely two hour hike along one of the clearly marked trails with magnificent views and scenery. Be sure to take water and good shoes.

Thank laurelmader
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Driving from Hermanus to Franschhoek decided to travel over this pass, more than stunning views and worth a while to drive and finally see Franshhoek laying down in the Valley, a must do drive

Thank Nico N
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We love to walk/hike and Mont Rochelle was just perfect for us. The trip to Uitkyk took us just over an hour and the views were stunning. On our way back we took a trip up the Vista walk which gave us a fantastic view...More

Thank Murt52
Reviewed 5 November 2017 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 2 November 2017 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 28 October 2017 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

1  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
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