FANTASTIC FERNKLOOF NATURE RESERVE HIKE

Fresh air amongst the diverse fynbos, with spectacular views of Walker Bay

 

overview

Attention all nature lovers! Go for a hike in the spectacular mountain backdrop to Hermanus that is Fernkloof Nature Reserve. See unique coastal and mountain fynbos which is extremely species rich with many peculiar and rare plants. Spot some small antelope, mongoose, dassie and even baboons. More than 100 birds have been identified, with Cape Sugarbird, Sunbird, Rock Thrush and Rock Jumper in abundance. Even raptors like the Jackal Buzzard and Black Eagle can be spotted if lucky. You will be rewarded with splendid panoramic views of Walker Bay.   

highlights

  • Try to identify different species of plants, of which 1,400 have been identified and recorded
  •  Panoramic views of Walker Bay
  •  Enjoy the fresh sea air next to the majestic Klein River Mountains as you hike 
  •  Spot various kinds of unique birds

WHAT TO EXPECT

You will start the day with a short briefing at the start of the trail. You’ll go over safety instructions and a gear check before leaving. 

You will follow your knowledgable guide (he has a degree in Conservation Ecology) as he leads you on the trail, sharing some insights, pointing out various plants and animals, and learning about the uniqueness of fynbos. 

Be sure to bring a camera as you will want to capture the amazing panoramic views of Walker Bay.

know before you go

TIPWear hiking shoes, bring sunscreen, water, a hat and a light jacket. 

DURATION:   4h

DEPART:       09h00

RETURN:   ± 13h00

COST: R850 for 1 person / R740 p.p. for 2 people / R690 p.p. for 3 people / R650 p.p. for 4 people.

INCLUDED in rate:

  • registered private guide/driver
  • private transportation in A/C 4x4 vehicle (no additional persons added to tour)
  • pick-up & drop-off at your hotel/B&B
  • all entrance fees

EXCLUDED from rate:

  • beverages, snacks, trailmix
  • lunch
  • gratuity

NOTE: Rates seen are per person (p.p.). Itinerary may be subject to change in circumstances beyond our control.

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