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Robberg Nature Reserve

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Address: 8 kms south of Plettenberg Bay, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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Beautiful headland walks with great views

The walking can be demanding in some stretches, but well worth the effort for the scenery, seascapes and wild life / sea life.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The walking can be demanding in some stretches, but well worth the effort for the scenery, seascapes and wild life / sea life.

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Thank DaveT8282
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tried to do the long route this time, but ran out of "steam" Did it last year, worth half a day out or longer. You need footwear and shower proofs, as the weather is unpredictable, and bottled water, did no see the seals from the top view this time, nevertheless it's a beautiful place and worth the trip and it's... More 

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Thank Darka M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you visit Plett and you have even half decent weather, go to Robberg. It's that simple. The trails are not difficult going, and the views just keep getting more and more spectacular. You don't have to take my word for it, just look at the photos! As a naturalist I was enthralled by the seal colony, and loved watching... More 

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Thank NickPaddy16
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A must is a visit to Robberg Nature reserve close by Plett and a walk around the headland with beautiful views including the seals.

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Thank Anders H
St. Albert, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Be sure to wear proper shoes and go during the cool part of the day. There is a beach for swimming we wished we'd brought our suits!

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Thank sarahunter2008
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It seemed to take an age to get into the park because of form filling by the ranger at the entrance. We wondered if it was worth the effort and cost. This is a popular venue. The day was cloudless and hot and the car park was full. We saw few people however. It is a huge place and the... More 

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Thank Billy B
Clifden, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning views well marked trails. Seals beaches cliffs great walk. We did the longer one about 10 km, took about 2 1/2 hrs, not a hard walk but be prepared for some cliff edge paths and some scrambling up pretty steep and loose ground at the start of the return section . There's a beautiful beach for a dip but... More 

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Thank Sharamore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best experience will be at LOW tide. This enables you to cross over a huge sandbank to the little island and the views are spectacular. Just the short walk takes 2-3 hours , best to NOT take sandals due to the biting ants,

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Thank travellerbazza
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must to all South Africans and tourists visiting the Garden route - Plettenberg Bay to come and experience the beautiful reserve. For a walk or picnic.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely unspoilt nature reserve with 3 different trails. You do need to be fairly fit to tackle the trails especially in the heat. Make sure you have a hat, water, trainers & enthusiasm. You will be well rewarded with unrivalled views, totally pristine beaches & places that not not many people on this planet will ever visit. Love this place... More 

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